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Appalachian State Women’s Tennis Falls To Arkansas State
Helena Jansen won in every competition last week for the Mountaineers.
photo courtesy of Appalachian State Athletics

Appalachian State Women’s Tennis Falls to Arkansas State

App State women’s tennis fell to Arkansas State 4-1 Sunday.

Helena Jansen earned the Mountaineers’ point 6-2, 6-2 at the No. 1 singles position, extending her winning streak to three and her overall singles record to 12-7.

In doubles play, the Red Wolves (5-10, 1-4 SBC) clinched the point at the No. 1 court 6-1. Virginia Poggi and Olwyn Ryan-Bovey were up 4-3 when the doubles match was called.

Arkansas State won at the No. 2 and 5 singles positions. Poggi was up 4-2 in her second set at singles No. 3 when the match was called. Ryan-Bovey was down by a set at the No. 4 singles court.

The Mountaineers (3-11, 1-4 SBC) will continue Sun Belt play this Friday as they host Louisiana at 10 a.m.

Arkansas State 4, App State 1

Singles Competition
1. Helena Jansen (APP) def. Thea Rice (ASU) 6-2, 6-2
2. Emily Surcey (ASU) def. Ellie Murphy (APP) 6-2, 6-3
3. Nejla Zukic (ASU) vs. Virginia Poggi (APP) 3-6, 4-2, unfinished
4. Hunter Roper (ASU) vs. Olwyn Ryan-Bovey (APP) 2-6, 2-3, unfinished
5. Sofia Vdovychenko (ASU) def. Brooke Gruber (APP) 6-2, 6-4
6. Yasmine Humbert (ASU) def. No player (APP), by default

Doubles Competition
1. Thea Rice/Nejla Zukic (ASU) def. Helena Jansen/Ellie Murphy (APP) 6-1
2. Sofia Vdovychenko/Yasmine Humbert (ASU) vs. Virginia Poggi/Olwyn Ryan-Bovey (APP) 3-4, unfinished
3. Hunter Roper/Emily Surcey (ASU) def. Brooke Gruber/No player (APP), by default

Match Notes:
App State 3-11 (1-4)
Arkansas State 5-10 (1-4)
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (6,2,1,5)