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No. 18 Texas Tech Drops No. 61 SMU, 5-2

Samantha Adams picked up a straight-set win on Saturday to lead Texas Tech past SMU.

February 1, 2014

DALLAS, Texas – No. 18 Texas Tech jumped out early and never looked back, as the Lady Raiders defeated No. 61 SMU, 5-2, at the Northwood Country Club on Saturday.

The Mustangs entered the match with just five players, giving Tech a quick advantage, after Rashmi Teltumbde and Nikki Sanders dispatched Macie Elliott and Yana Erkeeva, 6-2. Lynn Kiro and Sarah Toti won by default, securing the first match of the day.

Toti picked up a walkover win at No. 6, giving Texas Tech a 2-0 lead. Samantha Adams added a 6-3, 6-0 win at No. 4 over Holly Verner to extend the margin to 3-0.

No. 58 Kenna Kilgo clinched the match after picking up a straight-set win over Anna Kate Anderson, 6-2, 6-2.

SMU earned its first point of the match when Hristina Dishkova topped Sanders, 6-4, 6-4. Samantha Czarniak Rego answered the point with a 7-6, 4-6, 1-0 (10-3) victory over SMU’s Macie Elliott.

Erkeeva closed out the scoring with an upset win over No. 92 Lynn Kiro, 4-6, 7-6, 1-0 (10-6) to close out the scoring,

The Lady Raiders now travel to Williamsburg, Va., to take on No. 43 William & Mary on Tuesday at 3 p.m. CT.

#18 Texas Tech 5, #62 SMU 2
Feb 01, 2014 at Dallas, Texas (Northwood Country Club)

1. #58 Kenna Kilgo (TT) def. Anna Kate Anderson (SMU) 6-2, 6-2
2. Hristina Dishkova (SMU) def. Nikki Sanders (TT) 6-4, 6-4
3. Yana Erkeeva (SMU) def. #92 Lynn Kiro (TT) 4-6, 7-6, 1-0 (10-6)
4. Samantha Adams (TT) def. Holly Verner (SMU) 6-3, 6-0
5. Samantha Czarniak Rego (TT) def. Macie Elliott (SMU) 7-6, 4-6, 1-0 (10-3)
6. Sarah Toti (TT) def. No player (SMU) retired

1. Anna Kate Anderson/Hristina Dishkova (SMU) vs. #25 Kenna Kilgo/Samantha Adams (TT) 1-5, unfinished
2. Rashmi Teltumbde/Nikki Sanders (TT) def. Macie Elliott/Yana Erkeeva (SMU) 6-2
3. Lynn Kiro/Sarah Toti (TT) def. No player/No player (SMU) retired
#18 Texas Tech 4-1; #62 SMU 1-2
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (6,4,1,2,5,3)
T-3:10 A-50



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