(Kansas City, Mo.) - The UMKC women were just points away from coming away with a victory on Tuesday at the Plaza Tennis Center, but the final match went the way of Southwest Baptist, ending the dual with a 4-3 margin.
Southwest Baptist (16-1), ranked No. 14 in NCAA Division II, grabbed the doubles point thanks to wins at No. 1 and No. 2. The 'Roos (11-10) came back strong in singles though, getting wins at the 4, 5, and 6 positions to tie it at 3-3.
Maddie Schulte came from two sets down at No. 4 to tie the match, but SBU's Adrienn Kovacs edged UMKC's Amelie Amsallem in the third set at No. 3 to take the match for SBU.
UMKC will celebrate senior day on Friday when it takes on Nebraska-Omaha at 9:00 a.m. at the Plaza Tennis Center. Seniors Jillian Yakominich and Jessica Ball will be honored between singles and doubles action.
Southwest Baptist 4, UMKC 3
Apr 03, 2012 at Kansas City, Mo. (Plaza Tennis Center)
|1. Fanni Varga (SBU) def. Eva Dalvai (UMKC) 6-2, 6-0|
|2. Mehak Singh (SBU) def. Laura Bouet (UMKC) 6-4, 6-1|
|3. Adrienn Kovacs (SBU) def. Amelie Amsallem (UMKC) 2-6, 7-6, 6-3|
|4. Madeline Schulte (UMKC) def. Andjela Panovski (SBU) 2-6, 7-6, 6-4|
|5. Suzan Lisenby (UMKC) def. Faiga Schmidt (SBU) 6-2, 6-3|
|6. Jillian Yakominich (UMKC) def. Crystal Guiot (SBU) 4-6, 6-0, 6-0|
|1. Mehak Singh/Fanni Varga (SBU) def. Laura Bouet/Eva Dalvai (UMKC) 9-7|
|2. Adrienn Kovacs/Faiga Schmidt (SBU) def. Suzan Lisenby/Amelie Amsallem (UMKC) 8-6|
|3. Madeline Schulte/Gabriela Pintos (UMKC) def. Andjela Panovski/Crystal Guiot (SBU) 8-2|
|Southwest Baptist 16-1|
|Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (1,5,2,6,4,3)|