Montevallo dominates Albany State in tennis match

FROM STAFF REPORTS

The University of Montevallo women’s tennis team matched its 2011 season win total just six matches into the season in dominating fashion in a 9-0 win over Albany State University in a non-conference match Feb. 22.

Freshman Niki Polcerova extended her unbeaten streak to six matches as she won her No. 1 singles’ match 6-0, 6-1 and also teamed up with senior Helene Nordgreen to take the No. 1 doubles’ match 8-1.

Nordgreen also won the No. 2 singles’ match 6-0, 6-0. Junior Lauren Blair and junior Amy McGucken took the No. 2 doubles’ match 8-1. Blair went on to win the No. 3 singles’ match 6-0, 6-0. McGucken had the toughest singles’ match of the day in her No. 4 singles’ match as she pulled out a 6-4, 6-3 victory.

Freshman Meagan Stevens, a Hope Christian School graduate, and freshman Kiana Banks teamed up to win the No. 3 doubles’ match 9-7. Stevens took home the No. 5 singles’ match 6-0, 6-0, while sophomore Yulia Shvetsova won the No. 6 singles’ match 6-2, 6-1.

The Falcons will look to continue to roll this Sunday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. as they host perennial powerhouse Armstrong Atlantic State University.