LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – UALR (13-9) blanked its opponent for the second time in as many matches as the Trojans beat Alcorn 7-0 Saturday afternoon (April 6) at the Pleasant Valley Country Club.
Sophomore Dané Vorster and freshman Christel Amsallem started the match at second doubles with an 8-4 win. Junior Viktoriya Plyuta and freshman Kamilla Galieva took third doubles 8-2. Senior Veronique Luksich and sophomore Michaela McShane did not finish at first doubles after taking a 7-5 lead.
Luksich was victorious at first singles 6-1, 6-1 while senior Yana Kakovkina won at second singles 7-6 (5), 6-3. Plyuta clinched the match win for UALR at third doubles with a 6-3, 7-5 triumph. Galieva in the fourth slot and Amsallem at sixth singles both won 6-0, 6-2.
Vorster did not drop a game for the 6-0, 6-0 win at fifth singles.
UALR concludes the regular season Wednesday (April 10) when it hosts Arkansas State at the Rebsamen Tennis Courts. Doubles play is set for 1 p.m.