Courtesy: Matt Schill,
North Dakota downs Southern Utah 4-3
Courtesy: Toria Marturano, UND Media Relations
Release: 03/04/2017
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 GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The University of North Dakota women’s tennis team picked up a Big Sky Conference win by defeating Southern Utah, 4-3, Saturday afternoon at Choice Health & Fitness.

UND got the day started by sweeping the doubles competition to earn the first point. Duo, Mimi Yunker and Alex Revenig, are now 4-4 on the year for doubles competition. 

In singles competition, Faith Lee got going right away and defeated SUU’s Cloe Stocking 6-1 in both sets to give UND a 2-0 lead. Though, SUU did not let up with Charity Sagiao topping Sophie Allen-Fisher in No. 4 singles, 6-3 and 6-1, to give SUU their first point.

UND got back into the swing of things and clinched the win by winning No. 5 and No. 1 singles to give the Fighitng Hawks four points on the day. Mimi Yunker won a very competitive set against Southern Utah’s Evgenia Marushko 6-3, 7-6, and 7-3 in the tiebreaker.

Although North Dakota had clinched the win, Southern Utah did not give up; defeating the Fighting Hawks in No. 2 and No. 6 singles.

North Dakota continues their weekend play tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. as they take on Omaha at Choice Health & Fitness.

North Dakota 4, Southern Utah 3

Singles competition

1.     Yunker, Mimi (UND) def. MARUSHKO, Evgenia (SUUW) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)

2.     LOWRANCE, Mikala (SUUW) def. Kasilingam, Preethi (UND) 4-6, 7-5, 12-10

3.     Lee, Faith (UND) def. STOCKING, Cloe (SUUW) 6-1, 6-1

4.     SAGIAO, Charity (SUUW) def. Allen-Fisher, Sophie (UND) 6-3, 6-1

5.     Revenig, Alex (UND) def. ENRIQUE SCHMIDT,Tere (SUUW) 6-2, 7-5

6.     MARTIN LOZANO, Laura (SUUW) def. Nakasato, Alysse (UND) 3-6, 6-1, 6-4

Doubles competition

1.     Kasilingam, Preethi/Lee, Faith (UND) def. LOWRANCE, Mikala/ENRIQUE SCHMIDT,Tere (SUUW) 6-2

2.     Yunker, Mimi/Revenig, Alex (UND) def. MARTIN LOZANO, Laura/MARUSHKO, Evgenia (SUUW) 6-3

3.     Allen-Fisher, Sophie/Nakasato, Alysse (UND) def. SAGIAO, Charity/STOCKING, Cloe (SUUW) 7-6 (7-2)

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