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Senior Yana Kakovkina improves to 10-8 on the season.
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UALR Tennis Blanks Alcorn, 7-0
UALR Sports Information
Release: 04/08/2013

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.

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