Courtesy: UTSA Athletics Communications
SAN ANTONIO — Senior Caroline Dedering picked up the clinching singles victory as the UTSA women's tennis team knocked off Sam Houston State, 4-3, Saturday afternoon at the UTSA Tennis Center.
Dedering posted a straight-sets win (6-3, 6-3) over Nadia Duyanskaya at third singles to secure the win for the Roadrunners (5-11, 2-7 SLC).
Sam Houston State (7-8, 4-6 SLC) earned the doubles point after cliaming two of the three tilts, but UTSA rebounded to win the top four singles flights in straight sets.
Senior Stefanie Peana gained a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Imke Jagau at the No. 1 position, while junior Micaela Silva was a 6-4, 6-4 winner over Tatyana Postnikova at second singles. Sopohomore Kavya Menon rounded out the UTSA singles winners with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Sheridan Currie in the No. 4 position.
UTSA 4, Sam Houston State 3
1. Peana/Silva (UTSA) def. Dubyanskaya/Postnikova (SHSU) 9-8 (7-4)
2. Currie/Woerner (SHSU) def. Carrillo/Menon (UTSA) 8-0
3. Jagau/Petaia (SHSU) def. Dedering/Ottenbreit (UTSA) 9-8 (7-3)
1. Stefanie Peana (UTSA) def. Imke Jagau (SHSU) 6-0, 6-1
2. Micaela Silva (UTSA) def. Tatyana Postnikova (SHSU) 6-4, 6-4
3. Caroline Dedering (UTSA) def. Nadia Dubyanskaya (SHSU) 6-3, 6-3
4. Kavya Menon (UTSA) def. Sheridan Currie (SHSU) 6-1, 6-4
5. Anrinette Botha (SHSU) def. Katie Ottenbreit (UTSA) 3-6, 6-2, 6-2
6. Natalie Seira Petaia (SHSU) def. Mariel Maffezzolli (UTSA) 6-1, 6-3