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Nicholls State University Women Team News
Nicholls Gets Close Win over McNeese State
Sunday, 03/07/2010

 March 6, 2010

Final Stats

LAKE CHARLES, La. - The Nicholls State University women's tennis team defeated McNeese State 4-3 on Saturday afternoon to earn its first win in Southland Conference play.

The Colonels (4-4, 1-4 Southland) won the doubles point prior to singles play, lifting the club to victory after both teams laid tied with three match victories each.

Capturing singles victories were the heart of the lineup with sophomoreSumana Kalyanasundaram getting a 6-3, 7-5 win at No. 3 over Vicky Martinez. Following her was sophomore Tatiana Denezhkina at No. 4 with a 6-3, 6-1 over Petra Gudelj, and then senior Sanja Stanojcic got the 6-2, 7-5 decision over Maria Del Rocio Frausto.

The Cowgirls (5-4, 1-2 Southland) won the other three matches, picking up wins at the No. 1, No. 2, and No. 6 spots in the lineup.

Nicholls will host Alcorn State on Tuesday at the Colonel Tennis Complex. First serve is set for 1:30 p.m.

Complete results are below.

Tennis Match Results
Nicholls vs McNeese State
Mar 06, 2010 at Lake Charles, La.

Nicholls 4, McNeese State 3

Singles competition
1. Ralitsa Pridopska (MCNW) def. Florina Nosca (NICHW) 0-5, retired
2. Ilona Serchenko (MCNW) def. Natalia Zamora (NICHW) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
3. S. Kalyanasundaram (NICHW) def. Vicky Martinez (MCNW) 6-3, 7-5
4. Tatiana Denezhkina (NICHW) def. Petra Gudelj (MCNW) 6-3, 6-1
5. Sanja Stanojcic (NICHW) def. M. Del Rocio Frausto (MCNW) 6-2, 7-5
6. Kwynn Biggs (MCNW) def. Melissa Harrison (NICHW) 7-5, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Florina Nosca/Tatiana Denezhkina (NICHW) def. Vicky Martinez/Ralitsa Pridopska (MCNW) 8-5
2. Natalia Zamora/S. Kalyanasundaram (NICHW) def. Petra Gudelj/M. Del Rocio Frausto (MCNW) 8-3
3. Kwynn Biggs/Ilona Serchenko (MCNW) def. Sanja Stanojcic/Melissa Harrison (NICHW) 9-7

Match Notes:
Nicholls 4-4, 1-4