Courtesy: UMKC Athletics/MSH Photography
'Roos Win at Drake for First Time in School History, 4-3
Courtesy:UMKC Athletics
Release:02/02/2013

(Des Moines, Iowa) - Kansas City women's tennis got a comeback performance at No. 4 from freshman Dimitra Stavrianakou to seal the first ever Kangaroo victory over Drake on Saturday afternoon, 4-3.

Stavrianakou battled back to tie her match at one set apiece, before winning in a third set tiebreak, 8-6 to win the dual for the 'Roos (1-2). After taking the doubles point with wins at No. 2 and No. 3, Kansas City went into singles play with the momentum. Drake (1-2) won the first singles match, but Kansas City got followed with wins at No. 1 from Laura Bouet and No. 2 by Eva Dalvai in straight sets, making it 3-1.

The Bulldogs won the next two matches very quickly after though, at No. 5 and 6 to tied it at three. The only match left playing was at No. 4, as Stavrianakou took down Evy Van Genechten, 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (8-6).

Kansas City will open the home portion of their schedule on Friday when Southern Illinois-Edwardsville comes to town.  

 

Kansas City 4, Drake 3
02/02/13 at Des Moines, Iowa (Roger Knapp Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Laura Bouet (UMKC) def. Boyd, Nell (DU) 6-3, 7-5
2. Eva Dalvai (UMKC) def. Kozulic, Lea (DU) 7-5, 6-1
3. Rebol, Klavdija (DU) def. Suzan Lisenby (UMKC) 6-1, 6-4
4. Dimitra Stavrianakou (UMKC) def. Van Genechten, Evy (DU) 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (8-6)
5. Eggleston, Jordan (DU) def. Amelie Amsallem (UMKC) 7-5, 6-1
6. Johnson, Maddie (DU) def. Maddie Schulte (UMKC) 6-4, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. Eggleston, Jordan/Rebol, Klavdija (DU) def. Laura Bouet/Dimitra Stavrianakou (UMKC) 8-5
2. Eva Dalvai/Gabby Pintos (UMKC) def. Boyd, Nell/Van Genechten, Evy (DU) 8-6
3. Amelie Amsallem/Suzan Lisenby (UMKC) def. Dick, Amanda/Kozulic, Lea (DU) 8-3

Match Notes
Kansas City 1-2
Drake 1-2
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (3,1,2,5,6,4)

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