Valdosta State Wins Again; Defeats Nebraska-Kearney 7-2

| March 21, 2017
VALDOSTA  The Valdosta State Lady Blazer tennis team rolled past Nebraska-Kearney with a 7-2 win on Monday at The VSU Tennis Courts in Valdosta, Ga.

Valdosta State made quick work of UNK in the non-conference matchup, starting with a doubles sweep that began at No. 1 with an 8-2 win for Bea Morales Hernandez and Anke Poncelet over Camryn Parnell and Ana Royo.

Anja Cosovic and Daniela Barta kept the momentum moving in a favorable direction with an 8-3 victory at No. 2, while Laura Ubeda and Estes Widdershoven took down Amanda Alvarez and Emma Neil at No. 3 with an 8-5 win.

In singles play, Morales Hernandez secured a quick win over Sherry Sun at No. 1 with a 6-1, 6-0 win, and Ubeda closed out the match win for the Lady Blazers at No. 3 with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Alvarez.

Sabrina Schmidt and Barta also scored victories at No. 4 and No. 5, with 6-3, 6-3 and 6-3, 6-0 wins over Neil and Parnell, respectively.

Nebraska-Kearney’s only wins came at No. 2, where Royo toppled Cosovic 6-3, 6-0, and Joanna Lario was defeated by Sthefani Rodriguez at No. 6.

The victory pushed VSU to a 7-5 record on the season, while UNK dropped to 6-7 overall.

Valdosta State’s next matchup will take place in Pensacola, Fla., where the Lady Blazers will return to Gulf South Conference play against the North Alabama Lions on Friday, March 24th at 3:00 p.m. EST.

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