SDSU topples Bradley
The South Dakota State women's tennis team won its second consecutive meet on Saturday with a 5-2 win at Bradley.
The Jacks swept doubles for the team point, winning a tight match at No. 1 and winning at No. 2 and No. 3 in convincing fashion. SDSU sported a new team at the top spot, as Ffion Davies was absent from today's lineup.
Jenny Blackburne and Florencia Magni needed a tiebreaker at the top spot, but came out on top 7-6 (7-2) versus Adele Henke and Sarah Rodefeld. Brooke Henry and Beatriz Souza won by two breaks of service at No. 2 versus Carly Miles and Kennedy Scott, while Tiffany Filipovich and Tacy Haws-Lay won by the greatest margin versus Elizabeth Przystawski and Cassia Wojtalik at No. 3.
In singles, the two teams split matches with full third sets, but SDSU won three straight-set matches to secure the meet.
Magni made it a sweep versus Henke at the top spot. Henke won the first set, but was unable to close out the match in two sets as Magni stormed back in the second and third, 7-6, 6-1.
Souza was the first straight-set winner versus Wojtalik at No. 3, 7-5, 6-1. Filipovich and Henry needed less games at No. 5 and No. 6. Filipovich won 6-3, 6-0 versus Scott, while Henry defeated Jessie Bertino 6-1, 6-1.
Complete results are listed below.
SDSU improved to 10-9 overall on the season. The Jacks visit Valparaiso on Monday before returning to conference play. Start time is set for 11 a.m. in Valparaiso, Ind.
South Dakota State 5, at Bradley 2
1. Jenny Blackburne/Florencia Magni (SDSU) def. Adele Henke/Sarah Rodefeld (BU) 7-6 (2)
2. Brooke Henry/Beatriz Souza (SDSU) def. Carly Miles/Kennedy Scott (BU) 8-4
3. Tiffany Filipovich/Tacy Haws-Lay (SDSU) def. Elizabeth Przystawski/Cassia Wojtalik (BU) 8-3
1. Florencia Magni (SDSU) def. Adele Henke (BU) 2-6, 7-6, 6-1
2. Sarah Rodefeld (BU) def. Jenny Blackburne (SDSU) 6-4, 6-2
3. Beatriz Souza (SDSU) def. Cassia Wojtalik (BU) 7-5, 6-1
4. Carly Miles (BU) def. Tacy Haws-Lay (SDSU) 3-6, 6-1, 7-5
5. Tiffany Filipovich (SDSU) def. Kennedy Scott (BU) 6-3, 6-0
6. Brooke Henry (SDSU) def. Jessie Bertino (BU) 6-1, 6-1