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TU Women's Tennis Defeats BYU 7-0 Saturday

Women's Tennis defeated BYU 7-0 on Saturday in its first team competition of the 2014 spring season.  TU plays Oral Roberts at 4 p.m. on Saturday.
Women's Tennis defeated BYU 7-0 on Saturday in its first team competition of the 2014 spring season. TU plays Oral Roberts at 4 p.m. on Saturday.
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Jan. 18, 2014

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TULSA, Okla. - The University of Tulsa women's tennis started the team competition with a 7-0 win over BYU on Saturday at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.

The Golden Hurricane won the doubles point after a hard fought battle. Samantha Vickers/Isaura Enrique defeated Megan Sheehan-Dizon 6-2, but the other two doubles came down to the wire. Renata Kuricova/Yelena Nemchen defeated Morgan Anderson/Toby Miclat 7-5 after trailing 5-4.

TU's doubles team of Maria Sant'Anna/Rongrong Leenabanchong and BYU's doubles team of Mayci Jones/Nicolette Tran was tied at six apiece with the tie-breaker tied at one.

Freshman Marcelina Cichon won the first singles match for the Golden Hurricane defeating Savannah Ware 6-4, 6-2 and was followed by an Isaura Enrique's 6-3, 6-0 win over Megan Sheehan-Dizon.

No. 48 Samantha Vickers clinched the match with the fourth point with a 6-3, 6-0 win over Mayci Jones. Vickers is riding on an eight-match winning streak.

After dropping the first set 7-5, Saana Saarteinen won the final two sets 6-2 and 10-4 in the tie-breaker set, followed by Maria Sant'Anna's 6-4, 6-3 win.

Maria Sant'Anna defeated Morgan Anderson 6-4, 6-3, while No. 47 Yelena Nemchen finished the match with a 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (7) over Nicolette Tran.

The Golden Hurricane faces Oral Roberts at 4 p.m. on Saturday.

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Singles

#48 Samantha Vickers (TLS) d. Mayci Jones (BYU) 6-3, 6-0

Isaura Enrique (TLS) d. Meghan Sheehan-Dizon (BYU) 6-3, 6-0

#47 Yelena Nemchen (TLS) d. Nicolette Tran (BYU) 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (7)

Maria Sant'Anna (TLS) d. Morgan Anderson (BYU) 6-4, 6-3

Saana Saareteinen (TLS) d. Toby Miclat (BYU) 5-7, 6-2, 1-0 (4)

Marcelina Cichon (TLS) d. Savannah Ware (BYU) 6-4, 6-2

Doubles

Samantha Vickers/Isaura Enrique (TLS) d. Meghan Sheehan-Dizon/Toby Miclat (BYU) 6-2

Maria Sant'Anna/Rongrong Leenabanchong (TLS) vs. Mayci Jones/Nicolette Tran (BYU) 6-6 (1-1) unfinished

Renata Kuricova/Yelena Nemchen (TLS) d. Morgan Anderson/Mackenna Maddox (BYU) 7-5