April 5, 2013
MORGANTOWN, W. Va. -
Oklahoma State’s women’s tennis team recorded its 11th victory of the season on Friday with a 7-0 sweep of West Virginia in Morgantown, W. Va., on Friday.
The Cowgirls (11-5, 3-2 Big 12) began the sweep by taking the doubles point with wins on courts one and three. The 48th-ranked duo of Malika Rose and Kanyapat Narattana clinched the point for the Cowgirls when they defeated West Virginia’s Ikttesh Chahal and Hailey Barrett on the first doubles court.
Oklahoma State dominated in singles play, taking five of the six singles matches in straight sets. C.C. Sardinha notched the first singles point for the Cowgirls after controlling her match against Ikttesh Chahal, 6-1, 6-1. Shortly after, Meghan Blevins defeated Hailey Barrett, 6-2, 6-1, on court two.
Freshman Maria Alvarez clinched the match for Oklahoma State, defeating West Virginia’s Emily Mathis, 7-5, 6-2 in the fourth spot.
After the match was clinched, the Cowgirls added to their score with wins from Malika Rose, Karyn Guttormsen and Lorena Gheorghe. Rose defeated Audrey Wood on one, 7-6, 7-5. Gheorghe notched the 6-2, 6-1 victory over Irinka Toidze in the sixth spot. Guttormsen finished off the match when she took her third-set tiebreaker, 10-5, to take the match on six.
“Today was a good win for our girls, and I’m proud of the way we competed,” Cowgirl tennis coach Chris Young said.
Next, the Cowgirls will travel to Ames, Iowa, for a clash with the Iowa State Cyclones on Sunday. The match is scheduled to start at 11 a.m.
No. 31 Oklahoma State 7, West Virginia 0
April 5, 2013 | Mountaineer Tennis Courts | Morgantown, W. Va.
Doubles | Order of finish: 3,2,1
No. 1: No. 48 Malika Rose/Kanyapat Narattana (OSU) def. Ikttesh Chahal/Hailey Barrett (WVU), 8-4
No. 2: Emily Mathis/Audrey Wooland (WVU) def. Meghan Blevins/Karyn Guttormsen (OSU), 8-5
No. 3: Maria Alvarez/C.C. Sardinha (OSU) def. Irinka Toidze/Vivian Tsui (WVU), 8-4
Singles | Order of finish: 3,2,4,1,6,5
No. 1: No. 60 Malika Rose (OSU) def. Audrey Wooland (WVU), 7-6, 7-5
No. 2: Meghan Blevins (OSU) def. Hailey Barrett (WVU), 6-2, 6-1
No. 3: C.C. Sardhina (OSU) def. Ikttesh Chahal (WVU), 6-1, 6-1
No. 4: Maria Alvarez (OSU) def. Emily Mathis (WVU), 7-5, 6-2
No. 5: Karyn Guttormsen (OSU) def. Vivian Tsui (WVU), 6-4, 2-6, 10-5
No. 6: Lorena Ghoerghe (OSU) def. Irinka Toidze (WVU), 6-2, 6-1