Golden Suns Top Reddies 7-2

Arkansas Tech University closed out the regular season portion of its 2018 tennis schedule by defeating Henderson State University 7-2 in Great American Conference play at the Chartwells Women’s Sports Complex in Russellville on Saturday, April 14.

The Golden Suns (11-5 overall, 4-2 GAC) are the No. 3 seed in the GAC Tournament, which will begin on Thursday, April 19, in Bentonville. Tech will face No. 6 seed Southern Nazarene University in a first-round match at 2 p.m. Thursday.

The GAC Tournament semifinals are scheduled for Friday, April 20, while the championship match will be played on Saturday, April 21.

Arkansas Tech 7, Henderson State 2
Saturday, April 14 @ Russellville

Katharina Drebka/Kami Ward (ATU) def. Annie Shannon/Sydnee Parker (HSU) 9-8
Teresa Sanchez/Megan Bell (ATU) def. Thea Minor/Mariah Bartlett (HSU) 8-6
Annabel Rowlands/Katie Harris (ATU) def. Lorraine Banimataku/Lorish Puluspene (HSU) 8-5

Annie Shannon (HSU) def. Katharina Drebka (ATU) 6-2, 6-1
Teresa Sanchez (ATU) def. Thea Minor (HSU) 7-6 (7-4), 6-2
Kami Ward (ATU) def. Sydnee Parker (HSU) 7-6, 6-2
Annabel Rowlands (ATU) def. Lorraine Banimataku (HSU) 5-7, 6-4, 10-8
Katie Harris (ATU) def. Mariah Bartlett (HSU) 7-6, 4-6, 6-0
Lorish Puluspene (HSU) def. Haeleigh Long (ATU) 7-5, 6-2