PEACHTREE CITY, Ga.- The Georgia State women’s tennis team earned a 4-3 win over Appalachian State Friday afternoon to advance to the semifinals of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament. Senior Kristin Rehse clinched the match for GSU, putting it away at the No. 1 position.
With the win, the Panthers improved to 10-14 while the Mountaineers fell to 11-11.
GSU dropped the doubles point at the No. 1 position, with Rehse and Lara Vovk falling 7-5.
Damira Muminovic earned the first point for Georgia State in singles play, defeating Hedi Swope 6-2, 6-1 at the No. 4 position. The team put the score at 3-2 with a tiebreaker win at the No. 3 position as Daniela Ramirez earned a 1-6, 6-1, 6-2 victory.
Vovk tied the match 3-3 at the No. 5 position, defeating Becca Morse 6-4, 6-4. Rehse clinched in the tiebreaker set after dropping set two, earning a 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 defeat over Maria Jose Zacaria.
Georgia State will face the No. 6 seed ULM in the semifinals Saturday morning. First serve at the Peachtree City Tennis Center is set for 10 a.m.
Live stats for all matches will be available on the Championship Central page at SunBeltSports.org. Live streaming will be available for the semifinal and championship matches and will be broadcast on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.