App State women’s tennis suffered a 4-1 loss to Georgia Southern on Sunday afternoon at the Wallis Tennis Center.
App State falls to 4-9 and 3-4 in Sun Belt action. Georgia Southern improves to 12-8 and 4-3 in the league.
The Mountaineers captured the doubles point, but the Eagles responded by winning four singles matches for the victory.
After Georgia Southern won the first doubles contest on the third court, the Black and Gold bounced back by winning the next two matches to claim a 1-0 lead.
Sandra Anglesjö (Norrköping, Östergötland, Sweden/Fria Läroverken)/Helena Jansen (Girona, Spain/Tyler JC) upped their win streak to four matches following their 6-4 triumph against Paula Boixader/Nadja Meier as the No. 2 duo. For the second time in as many matches, María José Zacarias (San Luis Potosi, Mexico/La Loma Centro Deportivo)/Ksenia Aleshina (Moscow, Russia/Little Champions) clinched the doubles point thanks to their 6-3 victory against Charlotte Van Diemen/Sophie Wagemaker.
Zacarias was leading her match, 6-3, 5-2 before the contest went unfinished. GS won all four singles contests in straight sets.
App State returns to action on Wednesday at 1 p.m. against UNCG on the road in Greensboro.
María José Zacarias (APP) vs. Paula Boixader (GS) 3-6, 2-5, unfinished
Nadja Meier (GS) def. Ksenia Aleshina (APP), 6-3, 6-2
Sophia Wagemaker (GS) def. Helena Jansen (APP), 7-5, 6-0
Mila Hartig (GS) def. Virginia Poggi (APP), 6-3, 6-1
Paula Hijos (GS) vs. Sandra Anglsejö (APP), 6-3, 3-4, unfinished
Elizabeth Goines (GS) def. Peri Tippins (APP), 6-0, 6-1
Order of finish: 6, 3, 2, 4
Zacarias/Aleshina (APP) def. Van Diemen/Wagemaker (GS) 6-3
Jansen/Anglesjö (APP) def. Meier/Boixader (GS) 6-4
Goines/Sonja Keranen (GS) def. Poggi/Tippins, (APP) 6-1
Order of finish: 3, 2, 1