UCA Tennis Falls Tennis to Sam Houston State

Courtesy Arkansas State University Athletics Department

The Central Arkansas tennis team traveled to Huntsville, Texas on Sunday to battle Southland Conference foe Sam Houston State. The Kats defeated the Bears 7-0 on the day, winning every match. 

In no. 1 doubles play, Nadia Dubyanskaya and Tanya Postnikova defeated Simona Horsikyan and Allison Murphy 8-2. Sheridan Currie and Natalie Petaia took down Krizia Buck and Sasha Ruocco by a score of 8-2, ending the pair’s five match winning streak. In the no. 3 doubles match, Maddie Mortimore and Kayla Stevenson defeated Kristina Horsikyan and Anna Buyukyan 8-0. 

Singles play started off with Postnikova defeating Simona Horsikyan 4-6, 6-4, 10-6. The no. 2 match saw Currie defeat Murphy 6-2, 6-3. In the no. 3 Imke Jagau scored a 4-6, 6-2, 10-6 victory over Kristina Horsikyan. In the no. 4 match, Petaia took down Buck 6-2, 6-2. The no. 5 match saw Ruocco lose her five match winning streak as she fell 6-2, 6-1 to Mortimore. The final match of the saw Buyukyan fall to Dubyanskaya by a score of 6-2, 7-5.

The Bears (11-13, 2-6 SLC) will wrap up the regular season on Saturday, traveling to Texarkana, Texas to make up a match with Stephen F. Austin that had previously been rained out.


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