No. 49 Arkansas Defeats No. 63 North Texas

Jan. 31, 2014


The North Texas tennis team fell to the No.49-ranked Razorbacks, 7-0, in Fayetteville, Ark., on Friday afternoon.

Junior captain Franziska Sprinkmeyer returned to play for the Mean Green after undergoing surgery in the fall season. She paired with Agustina Valenzuela to take on the No. 1 doubles duo from Arkansas, but the match was suspended at 5-2 after the Razorbacks won the other two doubles matches.

In singles play, Ana Sofia Cordero was looking to add another win to her singles record but fell to Arkansas Brittany Huxley, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3).

The 63rd-ranked Mean Green will look to pick up its first win of the season tomorrow against Southern Illinois. Play will begin at 1 p.m.

Singles Results
1. Yang Pang (AR) def. A. Shestakova (NTEX) 6-0, 6-2
2. Shannon Hudson (AR) def. Kamilla galieva (NTEX) 6-2, 6-3
3. Sarah McLean (AR) def. Agustina Valenzuela (NTEX) 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-8)
4. Kimberley-Ann Surin (AR) def. Alexis Thoma (NTEX) 6-1, 6-1
5. Brittany Huxley (AR) def. Ana Sofia Cordero (NTEX) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)
6. Sasha Shkorupeieva (AR) def. Dane Joubert (NTEX) 6-3, 6-3

Doubles Results
1. Surin/Huxley (AR) def. Sprinkmeyer/Valenzuela (NTEX) 5-2, unfinished
2. Pang/Shkorupeieva (AR) def. Thoma/Galieva (NTEX) 6-1
3. McLean/Hudson (AR) def. Joubert/Shestakova (NTEX) 6-0



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