Cowgirl Netters Shut out Tigers




Oklahoma State’s 50th-ranked lady netters shutout Big 12 foe Missouri, 7-0, in Stillwater Saturday to notch their eighth victory of the season. The shutout was O-State’s second in a row and the Cowgirls are now 3-2 in the Big 12.

 

            The Cowgirls secured the ever important doubles point with a clean sweep at all three doubles positions. At No. 3 doubles, Marta Tsivka and Zuzanna Osinska teamed up for the first time this season and won, 8-2, against Chrissy Svetlic and Kaitlin Dunham.

 

            It was more of the same in singles as action as O-State won all six singles matches in straight sets.

 

            At No. 1 singles, junior Iryna Tkachenko got her 50th-career win as she defeated Amanda Pratzel, 6-0, 6-3.

 

            Yawna Allen picked up her second straight win at No. 2 singles when she downed Erika Josbena, 7-5, 6-1.

 

            Nataliya Shatkovskaya, off to a great start to her collegiate career, kept it going as she notched a victory over Svetlic, 6-2, 6-3, at No. 3 singles. The freshman is tied for the team lead with seven singles wins this spring.

 

            Lauren Simmons kept the Cowgirls going with her second-straight solid outing at No. 4 singles. Simmons, a senior, defeated Dunham, 6-4, 6-0.

 

            At No. 5 singles, Tsivka took a step closer to defending her Big 12 Championship as she moved her Big 12 record to 4-1 when she beat Katelyn McKenzie, 6-4, 6-4.

 

            Jennifer Poskitt also moved her Big 12 record to 4-1 after downing Raquel Wagner, 6-0, 6-2, at the No. 6 spot. The senior is now 6-0 in her career against the Tigers.

 

            The Cowgirls will hit the road next week when they travel to Utah to face No. 31 BYU on Wednesday and Utah on Thursday.

 

Singles

No. 1- Tkachenko (OSU) def. Pratzel (MU); 6-0, 6-3

No. 2- Allen (OSU) def. Josbena (MU); 7-5, 6-1

No. 3- Shatkovskaya (OSU) def. Svetlic (MU); 6-2, 6-3

No. 4- Simmons (OSU) def. Dunham (MU); 6-4, 6-0

No. 5- Tsivka (OSU) def. McKenizie (MU); 6-4, 6-4

No. 6- Poskitt (OSU) def. Wagner (MU); 6-0, 6-2

Doubles

No. 1- Allen/Shatkovskaya (OSU) def. McKenzie/Wagner (MU); 8-1

No. 2- Simmons/Tkachenko (OSU) def. Josbena/Pratzel (MU); 8-3

No. 3- Tsivka/Osinska (OSU) def. Svetlic/Dunham (MU); 8-2


 

 

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