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Appalachian State Women’s Tennis Lose at South Alabama

App State women’s tennis fell 4-0 to South Alabama Saturday.

Helena Jansen and Ellie Murphy won their doubles set at the No. 1 court 6-1 for the Mountaineers (5-12, 3-5 SBC) before the Jaguars (18-3, 8-1 SBC) clinched the doubles point at the No. 2 and 3 doubles positions.

In singles action, Olwyn Ryan-Bovey fell in her match at No. 5 singles before Ellie Murphy lost 7-5, 0-6 at the No. 3 court.

At the No. 1 singles position, Jansen was up 3-1 in her third set when the match was called. Erika Dodridge was up by a set at the No. 2 court and Virginia Poggi was down by a set at singles No. 4.

The Mountaineers will continue their road trip Sunday at 11 a.m. ET against Sun Belt opponent Troy. The Trojans are 8-11 and 3-5 in Sun Belt play.

South Alabama 4, Appalachian State 0

Singles competition
1. Nikola Kohoutova (USA) vs. Helena Jansen (APP) 6-0, 3-6, 1-3, unfinished
2. Yu Fujioka (USA) vs. Erika Dodridge (APP) 5-7, 5-1, unfinished
3. Luminita Tutunaru (USA) def. Ellie Murphy (APP) 7-5, 6-0
4. Milka Pasanen (USA) vs. Virginia Poggi (APP) 6-4, 2-2, unfinished
5. Otoha Aoki (USA) def. Olwyn Ryan-Bovey (APP) 6-0, 6-0
6. Lara van der Merwe (USA) def. Brooke Gruber (APP), by default

Doubles competition
1. Helena Jansen/Ellie Murphy (APP) def. Nikola Kohoutova/Luminita Tutunaru (USA) 6-1
2. Yu Fujioka/Lara van der Merwe (USA) def. Virginia Poggi/Erika Dodridge (APP) 6-2
3. Otoha Aoki/Milka Pasanen (USA) def. Brooke Gruber/Olwyn Ryan-Bovey (APP), by default

Match Notes:
Appalachian State 5-12, 3-5 Sun Belt
South Alabama 18-3, 8-1 Sun Belt
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (5,3)