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Lady Raider Tennis Closes Out Play In Little Rock And Las Vegas

Final Stats

Caroline Starck defeated Oklahoma's Emma Devine on Sunday in Little Rock.

September 23, 2012

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Samantha Adams and Kenna Kilgo improved to 3-0 on the season as Texas Tech closed out play at the Little Rock Invitational on Sunday at the Country Club of Little Rock.

Adams, who is ranked No. 76 nationally, ousted Oklahoma’s Abbi Melrose, 6-3, 6-1, while Kilgo toppled OU’d Mia Lancaster, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1. Caroline Starch added a 6-3, 6-2 straight-set win over Oklahoma’s Emma Devine.

Double play in Little Rock was canceled due to rain.

At the UNLV Fall Invitational in Las Vegas, Nev., Texas Tech’s doubles tandem of Nikki Sanders and Rashmi Teltumbde fell in the Flight One finals to Auburn’s Pleun Burgmans and Plamena Kurteva, 8-4.

In singles action at UNLV, Sanders won the finals of the Flight Two backdraw with a 7-5, 6-4 win over Long Beach State’s Sarah Cantlay.

Texas Tech returns to action on Sept. 29 at the Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American Championships in Los Angeles, Calif., when Adams, Kilgo and Teltumbde return to the court in the invitation only event.

Oklahoma vs. Texas Tech

#76 Samantha Adams (TT) def. Abbi Melrose (OU) 6-3, 6-1
#60 Whitney Ritchie (OU) def. Sandra Dynka (TT) 6-1, 6-2
Elizabeth Ullathorne (TT) def. Zita Engbroks (OU) 6-4, 6-1
Kenna Kilgo (TT) def. Mia Lancaster (OU) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1
Caroline Starck (TT) def. Emma Devine (OU) 6-3, 6-2
Hermon Brhane (OU) def. Sofya Malysheva (TT) 6-1, 6-2

Flight Two Singles

Backdraw Final
Nikki Sanders (TT) def. Sarah Cantlay (LBSU) 7-5. 6-4
Flight One Doubles
Pleun Burgmans / Plamena Kurteva (Auburn) def. Rashmi Teltumbde / Nikki Sanders (TT) 8-4



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