The season ended in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) quarterfinals last week for the Texas State women tennis team.
The Bobcats dropped a 4-0 decision to Louisiana Tech at the league tournament in Denver, ending their season at 9-10. The Techsters advanced with a record 15-4.
The Bobcats began the day dropping the team doubles point. Louisiana Tech took early leads in the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles matches and held on to win both.
Texas State’s Jessica Kahts and Monica Pieratt suffered an 8-3 loss against Vivian ten Dolle and Manoela Chiacchio in the No. 1 doubles match. In the No. 2 match, Bobcats Melissa Hadad and Mariana Perez suffered an 8-4 loss against Joanna Nalborska and Alexandra Starkova.
Hadad dropped a 6-1, 6-3 decision in her No. 2 match against Starkova to give the Lady Techsters a 2-0 lead. Texas State’s Bérénice Van den Bergh suffered a 6-2, 6-0 setback against Chiacchio in the No. 6 match. The match ended when Rachel Baldree of Texas State fell 6-3, 6-2 in her No. 4 match against Melanie Urvoy.
Texas State had won the first set in the other three matches. Pieratt won the first set in her No. 3 match against ten Dolle by the score of 6-0, and they were tied at 5-5 in the second when their match was called.
Kahts came back from a 4-2 deficit to win the first set of her No. 1 match against Nalborska by the score of 7-5. That match ended with Kahts trailing 2-1 in the second set.
In the No. 5 match, Perez opened up winning the first set, 6-4, against Taly Merker, and was ahead 3-1 in the second set when the No. 5 match was halted.Email | Print