- Staff Reporter
LAFAYETTE, La. – The ULM tennis team continued its dominance over UT-Rio Grande Valley on the second day of action at the Hidden Duals as the Warhawks posted a 6-0 victory in afternoon singles.
Maria Alfaro, the No. 1 seed for ULM in the match, took down Kristyna Mamicova by scores of 6-1, 6-1. Teammate Karolina Snita also made quick work of her No. 2-seeded counterpart, Ana Platisa, with a 6-2, 6-1 victory.
The Warhawks picked up their third point from No. 3 seed Jimena Garbino, who emerged with a 6-1, 6-2 win over the Vaqueras’ Katarina Sasaroga. Emma Billion secured the victory for ULM by defeating Sandra Putz by scores of 6-3, 6-4.
Angeles Cueto kept the Warhawks rolling with a straight set (6-0, 6-0) win over UTGRV’s Valeria Montero, in a clash of No. 5 seeds. ULM’s Madalina Grigoriu completed the sweep (6-3, 6-0) with a triumphant win over Alica Thal.
The Warhawks began the day with a pair of doubles clashes against Louisiana Tech and the host Ragin’ Cajuns.
In the meeting with the Cajuns, ULM grabbed two victories, including a 6-4 win from Karolina Snita and Emilia Alfaro, who downed Floriane Picaut and Dana Radovanovic. The Ragin’ Cajuns answered with a 6-2 win by Hoda Habib and Mariona Perez in a battle of No. 2 seeds with Jimena Garbino and Angeles Cueto. However, ULM claimed the win with a decisive 6-0 triumph by Madalina Grigoriu and Emma Billon as the pair defeated AK Harvey and Lucie Raquin.
In the other doubles match, against Louisiana Tech, ULM received just one win from the tandem of Madalina Grigoriu and Emma Billon, who claimed a 7-5 victory against Rikona Murakami and Andrea Perez.
The Bulldogs were successful in two of the pairings as Nadja Manjon and Ana Jover posted a 6-3 win against Karolina Snita and Emilia Alfaro in No. 1 doubles. Teammates Alexia Romero and Ilana Tetruashvili followed with a 6-3 victory against Jimena Garbino and Angeles Cueto.
Article sourced from provided press release.