TU Posts 5-2 Upset Win Over No. 30 Rice
April 1, 2012
HOUSTON - The No. 31-ranked University of Tulsa women's tennis team upset No. 30 Rice 5-2 Sunday afternoon at Jake Hess Tennis Stadium.
The Golden Hurricane (15-3, 3-0 C-USA) won its fifth-straight match overall and its 14th in a row against league opponents. The Owls (12-6, 1-1 C-USA) dropped only their third match at home this season.
Tulsa jumped ahead 2-0 after Davidson won her singles match 7-5, 6-0 over Fried on the sixth court.
Beazant, ranked No. 44 in the nation, put the home team on the board after she got past No. 83 Erofeeva 6-3, 6-3 at the top of the order.
Freshman Isaura Enrique pushed Tulsa ahead 3-1 by defeating Guzman 6-3, 6-1 at the fourth position, but the home team once again added to its score when Anicete defeated Farley 6-2, 4-6, 6-0 at the fifth flight.
Tulsa capped off its victory by winning the final two matches in third sets.
Szatkowska topped Gater 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 6-1 on the third court, while No. 75 Vickers ended proceedings with a 6-4, 6-7 (2-7), 1-0 (10-7) win over Harmath at the second position.
Tulsa will return to action April 7 with an 11 a.m. meeting with Marshall in Louisville, Ky.
Tennis Match Results Apr 01, 2012 at Houston, Texas (Jake Hess Tennis Stadium)
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