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Savannah Dada-Mascoll
Savannah Dada-Mascoll picked up wins in singles and doubles play for the Mountaineers.
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App State Women’s Tennis Wins Fourth Straight

App State Tennis has now won its last four consecutive matches after adding a 5-2 victory over Arkansas State on Sunday. The Mountaineers have reached 10 wins on the season, with a 4-1 Sun Belt record.

App State (10-5, 4-1 SBC) claimed the doubles point early over Arkansas State (7-8, 1-3 SBC) with wins on Courts 2 and 3. Graduate student Maggie Pate and freshman Taya Powell secured a 6-1 victory over Arkansas State’s No. 2 doubles tandem of Anna Grigoreva/Abigail Thurmer. App State’s No. 3 pairing of Dada-Mascoll/Brooke Gruber defeated Nejla Zukic/Rebecca Brody, 6-4, to clinch the doubles point.

Dada-Mascoll continues to shine in singles play as App State’s No. 1. She defeated Yasmine Humbert, 7-5, 7-5, for her 12th straight win, which includes a 5-0 record in conference action, this season. Pate won, 6-4, 6-1, in straight-sets over Nejla Zukic on Court 2. Ryan-Bovey took the win on Court 3, winning both sets with scores of 6-2 over Sarah Millard. Manyube, the George, South Africa, native secured the win for App State with her 6-4, 6-1 victory over Rebecca Brody on Court 5.

The Mountaineers will return home to host Louisiana on Friday, and Texas State on Saturday. Both matches are slated for 10 a.m. start times with live stats provided via


Results vs Arkansas State


Yasmine Humbert/Sarah Millard (Ark St) def. Naledi Manyube/Olwyn Ryan-Bovey (APP) 6-1

Maggie Pate/Taya Powell (APP) def. Anna Grigoreva/Abigail Thurmer (Ark St) 6-1

Savannah Dada-Mascoll/Brooke Gruber (APP) def. Nejla Zukic/Rebecca Brody (Ark St) 6-4


Savannah Dada-Mascoll (APP) def. Yasmine Humbert (Ark St) 7-5, 7-5

Anna Grigoreva (Ark St) def. Taya Powell (APP) 6-4, retired

Maggie Pate (APP) def. Nejla Zukic (Ark St) 6-4, 6-1

Olwyn Ryan-Bovey (APP) def. Sarah Millard (Ark St) 6-2, 6-2

Naledi Manyube (APP) def. Rebecca Brody (Ark St) 6-4. 6-1

Ariadna Fernandez (Ark St) def. Brooke Demerath (APP) 7-5, 6-4