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No. 25 Tulsa Women's Tennis Grounds Louisville, 5-2

Samantha Vickers is riding a 12-match winning streak in singles play

Samantha Vickers is riding a 12-match winning streak in singles play
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April 5, 2013


TULSA, Okla. - The No. 25 Tulsa women's tennis squad, led by junior Samantha Vickers, defeated Louisville, 5-2, on Friday at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.

The Golden Hurricane (14-5) will host Conference USA foe Houston in an 11 a.m. tilt on Sunday.

Tulsa won all three doubles matches, as junior Maria Sant'Anna and freshman Renata Kuricova took care of business on Court 3, defeating Mandy Brown and Manuela Velasquez, 8-5. Junior Samantha Vickers and sophomore Isaura Enrique, ranked No. 19, earned a 8-6 win against No. 78 Julia Fellerhoff and Rebecca Shine. Completing the TU sweep was the tandem of senior Michelle Farley and freshman Saana Saarteinen, who beat Becky Bodine and Stefanie Villajuan, 8-5.

In singles play, Vickers, ranked No. 22, earned a 6-3, 6-1 triumph over Fellerhoff on Court 1. Vickers has won 12 straight singles matches

Sant'Anna gave TU a 3-0 lead after dispatching Brown, 7-5, 6-0 at No. 5 singles.

Farley clinched the match for the Hurricane with a 6-2, 6-4 victory against Villajuan at No. 4 singles.

Garnering the final point for the Hurricane was Kuricova, who defeated Bodine, 6-1, 7-5 at the No. 6 position.

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Tennis Match Results

University of Louisville vs Tulsa

Apr 05, 2013 at Tulsa, Okla.

(Michael D. Case Tennis Center)

#25 Tulsa 5, University of Louisville 2 

Singles competition

1. #22 Samantha Vickers (TLS) def. Julia Fellerhoff (LOU) 6-3, 6-1

2. Rebecca Shine (LOU) def. Isaura Enrique (TLS) 6-3, 7-4

3. Manuela Velasquez (LOU) def. Saana Saarteinen (TLS) 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)

4. Michelle Farley (TLS) def. Stefanie Villajuan (LOU) 6-2, 6-4

5. Maria Sant'Anna (TLS) def. Mandy Brown (LOU) 7-5, 6-0

6. Renata Kuricova (TLS) def. Becky Bodine (LOU) 6-1, 7-5

 Doubles competition 

1. #19 Samantha Vickers/Isaura Enrique (TLS) def. #78 Julia Fellerhoff/Rebecca Shine (LOU) 8-6

2. Michelle Farley/Saana Saarteinen (TLS) def. Becky Bodine/Stefanie Villajuan (LOU) 8-5

3. Maria Sant'Anna/Renata Kuricova (TLS) def. Mandy Brown/Manuela Velasquez (LOU) 8-5

Match Notes:
 University of Louisville 11-7

Tulsa 14-5; National ranking #25

Official: George Adams  T-3:00  A-82 

Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (1,5,4,6,3,2)