Tennis gets first win in SBC Tourney

Dakota Ratley

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Warhawk tennis advanced to the second round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament.

The team was seeded fourth coming into the tournament. The Warhawks faced off with Georgia Southern. The Eagles were seeded fifth.

ULM defeated Georgia Southern 4-1.

Petra Horakova was the only Warhawk to fall in the match.

Anne Kurzweil dispatched the Slovakian 64, 6-3.

Caitlin Herb defeated Mary Phillips Smith 6-4,63.

Sophie Rufyikiri defeated Giulia Riepe 6-2, 6-1.

Jana Duhanova defeated Daria Vasekina 6-1,6-0.

Letha Gaigher defeated Francisca Norregaard 6-4, 6-3.

The Warhawks advanced to play the No. One seed South Alabama Saturday.

The Warhawks brought the match to a 3-3 tie before rain pushed the doubles matches to Sunday.

Horakova, Rufyikiri and Duhanova all grabbed wins in Saturday’s match.

The winner will go on to face the winner of UT-Arlington and Georgia State later Sunday.