Suns Win First Home Tennis Match

Arkansas Tech opened the home portion of its spring 2010 tennis schedule by defeating the Southern Arkansas Lady Muleriders 8-1 in a non-conference match at the Chartwells Women’s Sports Complex in Russellville on Tuesday.

The Golden Suns (2-0) won all three doubles matches and 5-of-6 singles matches to claim the victory.

Tech will travel to Searcy to take on the Harding Lady Bisons for a 2 p.m. match on Tuesday, March 2.

Arkansas Tech 8, Southern Arkansas 1
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010
Chartwells Women’s Sports Complex


1. Michelle Yu (TECH) def. Meghan Phinny (SAU) 6-1, 6-2
2. Caitlin Korensek (SAU) def. Saki Matsuoka (TECH) 4-6, 6-3, 10-6
3. Brittany Turner (TECH) def. Leslie Miller (SAU) 6-1, 6-1
4. Emorie Mallow (TECH) def. Felicia Carroll (SAU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Jessica Velasquez (TECH) def. Elizabeth Colvin (SAU) 6-0, 6-0
6. Jessica James (TECH) def. No player (SAU), by default


1. Turner/Matsuoka (TECH) def. Phinny/Korensek (SAU) 8-6
2. Yu/Mallow (TECH) def. Miller/Carroll (SAU) 8-1
3. James/Greenway (TECH) def. No player/No player (SAU), by default