SAN ANTONIO — UTSA and I-35 rival Texas State will square off at 1 p.m. on Sunday in San Marcos.
The Roadrunners (4-10, 1-6 SLC) come into the Southland Conference contest having lost their last five outings (eight of nine overall). Senior Caroline Dedering leads the team with a half dozen singles wins, three of which have come during league play. Meanwhile, sophomores Mariel Maffezzolli and Kavya Menon make up the squad's most successful doubles pairing with four triumphs this spring.
The Bobcats stand at 7-7 overall and 3-4 in Southland play. Texas State boasts one of the youngest groups in the country, as its roster is made up of five sophomores and three freshmen. Sophomore Melissa Hadad and frosh Jessica Kahts are tied for the team lead with eight singles wins. The duos of Jessica Laing/Mariana Pere and Gabriela Rojas/Bérénice Van Den Bergh are the Bobcats' top doubles performers with six victories apiece.