What you need to know:
* Georgia State fell to UT Arlington in 4-1 Saturday afternoon in the team's second conference match of the season.
* Freshman Arina Taluyenko earned the lone point for the Panthers, improving to 11-2 in singles play.
* GSU will look for its first conference victory when Sun Belt Conference play continues against Troy and Georgia Southern on March 25 and 26 in Statesboro, Ga.
ARLINGTON, Texas- The Georgia State women’s tennis team dropped its second conference match of the season with a 4-1 loss to UT Arlington Saturday afternoon.
With the loss, the Panthers fell to 7-7 overall (0-2 Sun Belt) while the Mavericks improved to 7-5 overall (1-0 Sun Belt).
GSU had a chance to take a 1-0 lead, but dropped the doubles point in the No. 2 match after splitting the first two matches. Kristin Rehse and Damira Muminović defeated Angeles de los Rios and Jessica Birowski 6-4 in the No. 1 match, but Tarani Kamoe and Arina Taluyenko fell 7-5 to go down 1-0 to the Mavericks.
In singles play, the Panthers fell in the No. 5 and No. 6 matches to put UT Arlington up 3-0. Taluyenko earned the lone point for Georgia State, defeating Astrid Gehre 6-2, 6-4 in the No. 2 match. The freshman leads the team in singles play, going 11-2 on the season.
The Mavericks clinched the win in the No. 4 match as Anastasia Grosheva fell 6-1, 6-3.
The Panthers continue league play against Troy and Georgia Southern in Statesboro, Ga. on March 25 and 26. First serve against the Trojans will be March 25 at 8 a.m.
1. Kristin Rehse/Damira Muminović (GSU) def. Angeles de los Rios and Jessica Birowski (UTA) 6-4
2. Astrid Gehre/Anna Wichert (UTA) def. Tarani Kamoe/Arina Taluyenko (GSU) 7-5
3. Agustina Serio/Valeria Lopez (UTA) def. Daniela Ramirez/Anastasia Grosheva (GSU) 6-1
1. Kristin Rehse (GSU) v. Angeles de los Rios (UTA) 6-2, 2-3, unfinished
2. Arina Taluyenko (GSU) def. Astrid Gehre (UTA) 6-2, 6-4
3. Daniela Ramirez (GSU) v. Agustina Serio (UTA) 6-4, 3-0, unfinished
4. Jessica Birowski (UTA) def. Anastasia Grosheva (GSU) 6-1, 6-3
5. Anna Wichert (UTA) def. Damira Muminović (GSU) 6-4, 6-2
6. Carla Cerdan (UTA) def. Tarani Kamoe (GSU) 6-3, 6-2