Louisiana Tech shuts out Roadrunners on Sunday
RUSTON, La. — Louisiana Tech blanked UTSA, 4-0, in a Western Athletic Conference (WAC) match on Sunday at the Louisiana Tech Tennis Complex.
The Roadrunners (5-9, 0-3 WAC) lost their fourth consecutive match after the Lady Techsters (10-4, 5-1 WAC) picked up all four of their points in singles competition.
Taly Merker clinched the match for Louisiana Tech at the fifth position with a 6-0, 6-4 win against Miranda Poile.
Two of the singles matches went unfinished due to rain. Doubles play also was cancelled due to the inclement weather.
UTSA will begin a three-match home stand against Idaho (6-8, 0-1 WAC) on Friday, April 5.
Louisiana Tech 4, UTSA 0
1. Joanna Nalborska (LTU) def. Jacobea Junger (UTSA) 6-0, 6-2
2. Alexandra Starkova (LTU) def. Isabelle Jonsson (UTSA) 6-4, 6-2
3. Vivian ten Dolle (LTU) def. Alena Shichkova (UTSA) 6-1, 6-2
4. Melanie Urvoy (LTU) vs. Kavya Menon (UTSA) 7-5, 1-3, unfinished
5. Taly Merker (LTU) def. Miranda Poile (UTSA) 6-0, 6-4
6. Manoela Chiacchio (LTU) vs. Irene Gandara Gonzalez (UTSA) 6-4, 5-2, unfinished