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February 8, 2014

NSU softball loses late in 2014 opener

NSU roundup


Northeastern State 6, Ouachita Baptist 0

The Lady Tigers entered the match with just four players, and Northeastern State made quick work of the host school.

Lodge and Jirickova topped Polina Tysymbalova and Camila Ferreira 8-1 on the top doubles court, and Savchenkov and Cerchlanova defeated Mary Wolf and Keely Howk 8-2.

Sophomore Kate Nesbitt registered her second-career victory with a 6-3 decision over Howk. Jirickova won in a walkover, and Bruzikova and Cerchlanova also picked up straight-set triumphs.

Northeastern State is now scheduled to meet Seminole State College at noon Feb. 11 in Broken Arrow at the Indian Springs Country Club.

Tennis Match Results

At Arkadelphia, Ark.

(Heflin Tennis Courts)

Arkansas Tech 5, No. 25 Northeastern State 4

Singles Competition

1. Kristina Savchenkov (NSU) def. Nozomi Matsuoka (ATU) 6-7 (9-11), 6-3, 6-2

2. Martina Bruzikova (NSU) def. Olga Leyshyna (ATU) 6-1, 6-1

3. Bohdana Sardak (ATU) def. Houda Bellamine (NSU) 6-4, 6-4

4. Tamara Bell (ATU) def. Lucia Cerchlanova (NSU) 6-2, 6-3

5. Camila Roca (ATU) def. Maria Lodge (NSU) 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 6-4

6. Barbora Jirickova (NSU) def. Allison Grahl (ATU) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles Competition

1. Nozomi Matsuoka/Tamara Bell (ATU) def. Houda Bellamina/Martina Bruzikova (NSU) 8-3

2. Kristina Savchenkov/Barbora Jirickova (NSU) def. Bohdana Sardak/Olga Leyshyna (ATU) 8-3

3. Laura Sanchez/Camila Roca (ATU) def. Maria Lodge/Lucia Cerchlanova (NSU) 8-3

Match Notes

Arkansas Tech 2-0

Northeastern State 2-1; National ranking #25

Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (4,2,3,6,1,5)

Northeastern State 6, Ouachita Baptist 0

Singles Competition

1. Martina Bruzikova (NSU) def. Polina Tysymbalova (OBU) 6-0, 6-0

2. Barbora Jirickova (NSU) def. Camila Ferreira (OBU), walkover

3. Lucia Cerchlanova (NSU) def. Mary Wolf (OBU) 6-1, 6-3

4. Kate Nesbitt (NSU) def. Keely Howk (OBU) 6-3

Doubles Competition

1. Maria Lodge/Barbora Jirickova (NSU) def. Polina Tysymbalova/Camila Ferreira (OBU) 8-1

2. Kristina Savchenkov/Lucia Cerchlanova (NSU) def. Mary Wolf/Keely Howk (OBU) 8-2

Match Notes

Northeastern State 3-1; National ranking #25

Ouachita Baptist 0-4

Order of finish: Doubles (2,1); Singles (3,1,4)

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