What you need to know:

Georgia State had its three-match win streak snapped Friday in Mobile, Ala. The Panthers fell to the South Alabama Jaguars 5-2 after winning the doubles point.

* The Panthers (10-8, 2-3) took the doubles point with Arina Taluyenko and Tarani Kamoe overpowering South Alabama’s Monica Mitta and Alexandria Stiteler 6-2 to clinch the point. Lara Vovk earned her sixth singles win on the season with a 6-4, 6-0 victory in the No. 5 flight.

* GSU will look to bounce back tomorrow against Appalachian State at 2 p.m. ET.

MOBILE, Ala. – Georgia State fell on the road versus South Alabama Friday as its three-match winning streak came to an end.

The Panthers (10-8, 2-3) started strong by winning the doubles point behind winning performances from pairs Arina Taluyenko and Tarani Kamoe as well as Anastasia Grosheva and Lara Vovk.

Taluyenko and Kamoe notched their ninth doubles win on the season to clinch the point.

Sophomore Lara Vovk picked up Georgia State's only singles victory with a 6-4, 6-0 victory over USA’s Patricia Martins in the No. 5 flight.

Vovk and Georgia State are back on the courts tomorrow at 2 p.m. ET versus the Appalachian State Mountaineers.  


Tennis Match Results

Georgia State vs South Alabama

Apr 07, 2017 at Mobile, Ala.

(Bruce David Lubel Memorial Tennis Courts)

South Alabama 5, Georgia State 2

Singles competition

  1. Stiteler, Alexandria (USA) def. Kristin Rehse (GSU) 6-3, 6-4
  2. Valkova, Laura (USA) def. Arina Taluyenko (GSU) 6-4, 6-3
  3. Mitta, Monica (USA) def. Anastasia Grosheva (GSU) 6-4, 6-1
  4. Matuskova, Laura (USA) def. Damira Muminović (GSU) 6-1, 6-4
  5. Lara Vovk (GSU) def. Martins, Patricia (USA) 6-4, 6-0
  6. Zolotareva, Alina (USA) def. Tarani Kamoe (GSU) 7-5, 6-1

Doubles competition

  1. Valkova, Laura/Martins, Patricia (USA) vs. Damira Muminovic/Kristin Rehse (GSU) 5-3, unfinished
  2. Arina Taluyenko/Tarani Kamoe (GSU) def. Mitta, Monica/Stiteler, Alexandria (USA) 6-2
  3. Lara Vovk/Anastasia Grosheva (GSU) def. Matuskova, Laura/Zolotareva, Alina (USA) 6-0

Match Notes:

Georgia State 10-8

South Alabama 16-4

Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (5,3,4,1,6,2)


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