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No. 50 Stephen F. Austin gets past Roadrunners, 6-1

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NACOGDOCHES — No. 50 Stephen F. Austin rolled to a 6-1 victory against UTSA on Saturday at the Schlief Tennis Complex.

The Ladyjacks (19-3, 9-0 SLC) won their fourth consecutive contest after sweeping doubles play and winning five of the six singles tilts.

The Roadrunners (7-11, 2-6 SLC) picked up their only point at No. 2 singles, as sophomore Isabelle Jonsson earned a 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 victory against Tereza Bekerova.

Senior Stephanie Peana nearly collected another point for the Birds at the top spot. Peana won the opening set, 6-4, but she dropped the second frame, 6-3, to Alina Shazhko. The Austin native then fell in decisive panel, 1-0 (10-8).

UTSA returns to the court on Monday, April 9, when it hosts Southeastern Louisiana at 1 p.m.

#50 Stephen F. Austin 6, UTSA 1
1. Bekerova/Gordo (SFA) def. Jonsson/Peana (UTSA) 8-4
2. Shazhko/Jayawickrema (SFA) def. Silva/Carrillo (UTSA) 8-4
3. Kolovou/Servise (SFA) def. Hand/Menon (UTSA) 8-3

1. Alina Shazhko (SFA) def. Stefanie Peana (UTSA) 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-8)
2. Isabelle Jonsson (UTSA) def. Tereza Bekerova (SFA) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4
3. Antonia Kolovou (SFA) def. Micaela Silva (UTSA) 6-4, 6-0
4. Malena Gordo (SFA) def. Kavya Menon (UTSA) 6-2, 6-2
5. Jithmie Jayawickrema (SFA) def. Irene Gonzalez (UTSA) 6-1, 6-3
6. Julia Lorca (SFA) def. Vivian Carrillo (UTSA) 6-1, 6-1

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