(Las Vegas, Nev.) - The UMKC women's tennis squad started Summit League play on the right foot, taking a 7-0 win over South Dakota on Thursday at the conference cluster at Bally's Las Vegas.
UMKC (5-7, 1-0 SL) grabbed two of the three doubles matches to grab the point going into singles. The 'Roos wrapped up the win after just three singles matches as Maddie Schulte grabbed a straight set win over Nina Barudzic, followed by wins from Eva Dalvai and Laura Bouet in straight sets. The 'Roos closed out the perfect 6-0 singles record with wins by Amelie Amsallem, Suzan Lisenby, and Jillian Yakominich.
UMKC will battle both IUPUI and Western Illinois on Friday.
UMKC 7, South Dakota 0
Mar 15, 2012 at Las Vegas, Nev. (Bally's Resort)
|1. Eva Dalvai (UMKC) def. Michelle Elkin (SD) 6-1, 6-0|
|2. Laura Bouet (UMKC) def. Alena Sergeychik (SD) 6-0, 6-0|
|3. Amelie Amsallem (UMKC) def. Shadi Soleymani (SD) 6-3, 6-2|
|4. Suzan Lisenby (UMKC) def. Nina Barudzic (SD) 5-7, 6-4, 10-0|
|5. Madeline Schulte (UMKC) def. Veronika Makashov (SD) 6-1, 6-1|
|6. Jillian Yakominich (UMKC) def. Yamini Reddy (SD) 6-3, 2-6, 10-8|
|1. Eva Dalvai/Laura Bouet (UMKC) def. Shadi Soleymani/Alena Sergeychik (SD) 8-2|
|2. Michelle Elkin/Nina Barudzic (SD) def. Suzan Lisenby/Amelie Amsallem (UMKC) 8-7 (7-0)|
|3. Madeline Schulte/Gabriela Pintos (UMKC) def. Yamini Reddy/Veronika Makashov (SD) 8-3|
|Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (5,1,2,3,4,6)|
|Official: Clay Boone T-3:15|