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Women's Tennis Shutout Alcorn State 4-0

Feb. 13, 2018

Final Stats

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.

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