What you need to know:
*GSU lost a close 4-3 match to South Alabama on Sunday morning in Dunwoody, Georgia.
*The Panthers will conclude the regular season next Sunday with a match against the Marshall Thundering Herd.
ATLANTA- Georgia State women’s tennis lost a heartbreaking match to South Alabama on Sunday morning in Dunwoody. The Panthers fell 4-3 to the Jaguars despite winning three of the four singles matches played.
In the doubles portion of the match, Daniela Ramirez and Lara Vovk would pick up a 6-3 win on court two. However, GSU would lose the match on court one, and South Alabama would win the doubles point due to a walk over win on court three.
The Jaguars picked up two more walkover wins to begin singles play and would take a 3-0 lead.
After a Senior Day celebration the Panthers mounted a comeback. Rehse, the lone senior on the team earned GSU’s first point of the day with a 6-2, 6-4 win, her team leading 16th victory of the season. Moments later Lara Vovk would win 6-4, 6-4 to cut South Alabama’s lead to 3-2.
Daniela Ramirez would tie things up with a 6-4, 6-2 win in the two flight. With the match tied, Damira Muminović battled in an epic three-set match. Muminović would lose the first set 7-5, but battle back to win the second by the same score. Down 6-5 in the third set, Muminović was called for a game penalty, giving South Alabama a 4-3 match win.
Georgia State will conclude the regular season next Sunday, with a non-conference match against Marshall. The Panthers and the Thundering Herd are scheduled to face off at 9:00 a.m at Piedmont Park.
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