Women's College Tennis: Bobcat tennis falls to SJSU
In a match that was not decided until the third set in the final match of the day, the Texas State women’s tennis team dropped a 4-2 decision against No. 63-ranked San Jose State in a Western Athletic Conference match at the Bobcat Tennis Complex on Sunday.
Texas State began the day falling behind 1-0 when the Spartans won the team doubles point with victories in the No. 2 and No. 3 matches.
In the No. 2 doubles match, Melissa Hadad and Mariana Perez suffered an 8-0 decision against Jessica Willett and Amber Walker.
In the No. 3 match, Bérénice Van den Bergh and Katy Collins dropped an 8-3 decision against Chau Truong and Julianna Bacetar.
In singles action, Texas State won two of the top three to even the match at 2-2. First, Monica Pieratt defeated Erica Medlin, 6-2, 6-2 in the No. 3 match to improve her record to 4-2 against WAC opponents.
Then, Jessica Kahts won the No. 1 match with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Sabastiani Leon Chao to improve her season record to 10-4 overall and 6-0 in conference matches.
After the victory by Kahts, Jessica Willett won a 6-4, 6-2 decision against Mariana Perez in the No. 5 match to give San Jose State a 3-2 advantage.
The final point for the Spartans came in the No. 6 match that was decided in three sets as Bérénice Van den Bergh dropped a 6-4, 6-7, 6-1 decision against Amber Walker.
The loss drops Texas State’s overall record to 6-7 and the Bobcats are 3-3 in WAC matches this season. San Jose State improves to 13-4 overall and 5-0 in conference matches.