Women's Tennis Shutout Alcorn State 4-0
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Women's tennis shutout its second opponent after Tuesday's 4-0 win against Alcorn State.
Claudia Castella and Rikeetha Pereira continue to win in doubles play as they produced their third-straight win on court 3. The pair won easy with a 6-2 win. Pereira hasn't lost a doubles match since pairing with Castella and improves to 3-3 now in doubles.
Southern Miss earned the doubles point despite dropping the match on court 1. Tanit Lopez Lopez and Lara Isis de Oliveir also imporve to 3-3 in doubles after Tuesday's 7-6 win.
Pereira continued her momentum into singles play with a 6-1, 6-1 win. Pereira improves to 5-2 on court 2. Fellow junior, Tjasa Jerse also won her fifth match of the season with a 6-3, 6-0 win.
The Golden Eagles clinched the match after Elena Roca defeated Alessandra Maganuco 6-2,6-1. Tuesday's win makes it four-straight wins including her first win on court 4.
Southern Miss hosts Grambling State on Thursday at 11 a.m.