JONESBORO, Ar - The Arkansas State women's tennis team (11-6, 3-3 SBC) fell to Troy (9-5, 4-1 SBC) in a 5-2 decision at Allen Park Sunday to end a seven-match winning streak.
ASU took the doubles point, winning two of the three doubles matches. Jenny Herring and Emily Laing topped Troy's Rawia Elsisi and Leonie Guijt 8-2, while Paula Chelminska and Elné Barnard downed Mirte de Bakker and Stephanie Vieira 8-3.
Chelminska was the only Red Wolf to win in singles play. She topped de Bakker in straight sets 7-5, 6-4.
"It was a hard-fought match in terribly windy weather conditions," said ASU Head Coach Marcia Williams.
ASU will be back on the courts April 9 on the road against Memphis. Play begins at 3:00 p.m.
1. Rawia Elsisi (TROY) def. Jenny Herring (ASU) 6-0, 6-2
2. Paula Chelminska (ASU) def. Mirte de Bakker (TROY) 7-5, 6-4
3. Leonie Guijt (TROY) def. Elne Barnard (ASU) 6-3, 1-0, retired
4. Annabelle Bares (TROY) def. Rone van Wyk (ASU) 7-6, 2-6, 7-5
5. Stephanie Vieira (TROY) def. Leydi Zora (ASU) 6-0, 6-3
6. Caroline Joaunin (TROY) def. Menna Kamal (ASU) 7-6, 6-7, 6-3
1. Jenny Herring/Emily Laing (ASU) def. Rawia Elsisi/Leonie Guijt (TROY) 8-2
2. Paula Chelminska/Elne Barnard (ASU) def. Mirte de Bakker/Stephanie Vieira (TROY) 8-3