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Samantha Adams Paces Lady Raiders In Arkanasas

Samantha Adams toppled No. 55 Caroline Rohde-Moe in Little Rock.

September 21, 2012

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – No. 76 Samantha Adams pull off the biggest upset of her Texas Tech fall career, as the junior toppled No. 55 Caroline Rohde-Moe, 6-4, 7-6 (7-6) during the first round of the Little Rock Invitational Hidden Duals at the Little Rock Country Club on Friday.

The win marked Adams’ biggest fall performance of her career, while her previous best fall performance was an upset of No. 113 Alina Shazhko of Stephen F. Austin last October.

The No. 6 tandem of Adams also teamed with Kenna Kilgo to cruise past Yang Pang and Kimberly-Ann Surin, 8-5. Sandra Dynka and Kelli Hine cruised to an 8-4 win at No. 3 doubles over Ana Lorena Belmar and Kristen Mee of Arkansas.

Other singles winners in Little Rock were Kenna Kilgo at No. 2 and Caroline Stark at No. 4.

In Las Vegas, Rashmi Teltumbde and Nikki Sanders rolled to an 8-3 win over South Alabama’s Emily Newton and Mary Angela Martin in Flight No. 1.

No. 105 Teltumbde added a straight set win in flight one singles, while Sanders fell in the Flight 2 quarterfinals.

Little Rock Invitational
Hidden Duals Results
Texas Tech vs. Arkansas

#6 Samantha Adams / Kenna Kilgo (TT) def. Yang Pang / Kimberly-Ann Surin (UA), 8-5
Claudine Paulson / Sarah Mclean (UA) def. Elizabeth Ullathorne / Caroline Starck (TT), 8-5
Sandra Dynka / Kelli Hine (TT) def. Ana Lorena Belmar / Kristen Mee (UA), 8-4
Texas Tech vs. Ole Miss

#76 Samantha Adams (TT) def. #55 Caroline Rohde-Moe (OM), 6-4, 7-6 (7-6)
Kenna Kilgo (TT) def. Erin Stephens (OM), 6-2, 6-1
Julia Jones (OM) def. Elizabeth Ullathorne (TT), 6-3, 6-0
Caroline Starck (TT) def. Iris Verboven (OM), 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
Marija Milutinovic (OM) def. Sandra Dynka (TT), 6-4, 7-5
Allie Robbins (OM) def. Sofya Malysheva (TT), 6-1, 4-6, 6-2

UNLV Fall Invitational

Singles Quarterfinals
#105 Rashmi Teltumbde (TT) def. Eva Rodriguez (LBSU) 6-0, 6-4
Singles Quarterfinals
Maria Cardenas Conti (Auburn) def. Nikki Sanders (TT) 6-3, 6-4
Doubles Quarterfinals
Rashmi Teltumbde / Nikki Sanders (TT) def. Emily Newton / Mary Angela Martin (USA) 8-3



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