No. 67 North Texas Defeats UTSA

Freshman Ana Sofia Cordero

April 5, 2014

DENTON, Texas -The North Texas tennis team defeated the UTSA Roadrunners, 5-2, on Saturday afternoon, the Mean Green's sixth win at the Waranch Tennis Complex this season.

"We played a clean match today," said head coach Sujay Lama. "Four things we talked about were energy, execution, fight, and having fun. It was great to accomplish our goals."

In doubles play, the Mean Green captured wins from Kseniya Bardabush and Franziska Sprinkmeyer at the No. 1 spot and Alexis Thoma and Anastasiya Shestakova at the No.2, awarding North Texas the doubles point.

In singles play, Mean Green juniors Bardabush and Sprinkmeyer kept their momentum going and defeated their opponents at the No. 1 and No. 5 spots.

Freshman Alexis Thoma defeated Nicole Karaklis from UTSA 6-1, 6-4; classmate Ana Sofia Cordero also collected a win, at the No.6 spot, defeating her opponent 6-0, 6-4.

The Mean Green will continue its homestand against South Alabama on Saturday, April 12, at 11 a.m.

Sprinkmeyer/Bardabush (NT) vs. Junger /Rosell (UTA) 8-6
Thoma/Shestakova (NT) def. Garcia-Diaz/ Shichkova (UTSA) 8-1
Joubert/ Valenzuela (NT) vs. Jonsson/Hallgren (UTSA) DNF 6-5

Kseniya Bardabush (NT) def. Jacobea Junger (UTSA) 6-1, 6-0
Miriam Rosell Canudas (UTSA) def. Anastasiya Shestakova (NT)6-4, 6-2
Isabelle Jonsson (UTSA) def. Agustina Valenzuela (NT) 6-4, 6-3
Alexis Thoma (NT) def. Nicole Karaklis (UTSA) 6-1, 6-4
Franziska Sprinkmeyer (NT) def. Lina Hallgren (UTSA) 6-4, 6-0
Ana Sofia Cordero (NT) def. Irene Gandara Gonzalez (UTSA) 6-0, 6-4



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