DALLAS (4/15/06) Ranked No. 51 in the nation, the SMU Mustangs (16-5) overpowered North Texas (5-17) for a 7-0 victory on Saturday at the Haggar Tennis Stadium.
North Texas dropped its second straight match, while SMU won its ninth straight. The Mustangs started strong, winning all three doubles matches before sweeping the Mean Green in singles action.
The Mustangs were the fifth nationally ranked opponent North Texas has played this season, including its second in its last four outings.
The Sun Belt Conference Championships in Mobile, Alabama, will begin April 21.
No. 51 SMU, 7
North Texas, 0
1. Svetlana Kouzmenko (SMU) def. Ina Wieding (NT), 7-5, 6-0
2. Natalia Bubien (SMU) def. Lynley Wasson (NT), 6-3, 6-1
3. Georgiana Marta (SMU) def. Sammie Moreton (NT), 2-0, ret.
4. Kristen Reid (SMU) def. Megan Schmulbach (NT), 3-6, 7-5, (10-6)
5. Brooke Rambally (SMU) def. Aziza Aba Butain (NT), 6-1, 6-2
6. Halley Rambally (SMU) def. Sara Giles (NT), 6-2, 6-3
1. Bubien/Kouzmenko (SMU) def. Moreton/Schmulbach (NT), 8-3
2. Reid/Neveklovska (SMU) def. Aba Butain/Wieding (NT), 8-6
3. B. Rambally/H. Rambally (SMU) def. Giles/Wasson (NT), 8-4