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Mustangs Take Down Top Team

February 26, 2009 by · Comments Off 

SMU tennis smacks down Arkansas yesterday. (PHOTO BY SARAH ACOTSA / THE DAILY MUSTANG)

SMU tennis smacks down Arkansas yesterday. (PHOTO BY SARAH ACOTSA / THE DAILY MUSTANG)

The SMU women’s tennis team defeated 17th ranked University of Arkansas Wednesday, 5-2, at the Dills Indoor Tennis center in Fayetteville, Ark.

The 69th ranked Mustangs set the tone in doubles by beating Arkansas in all three doubles matches and gaining the doubles point.

Nicole Briceno and Kseniia Tokarieva of SMU were the first off the court in doubles with a win over Emily Carbone and Kate Lukomskaya (Ark), 8-4.

Marta Lesniak and Aleksandra Malyarschikova made their strong debut by beating the No. 12 ranked team Nanar Airapetian and Anouk Tigu (Ark), 9-7.

SMU’s next match is March 8 against Yale University and Louisiana Tech University at Turpin Tennis Center.



1. Marta Lesniak (SMU) def. #4 Aurelija Miseviciute (Ark), 1-6, 7-5, 7-6(7)

2. #92 Anouk Tigu (Ark) def. Natalia Bubien (SMU), 5-7, 6-2, 6-2.

3. Aleksandra Malyarschikova (SMU) def. Ela Kaluder (Ark), 7-6, 6-0.

4. Pavi Francis (SMU) def. Nanar Airapetian (Ark), 6-4, 6-3.

5. Emily Carbone (Ark) def. Nicole Briceno, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.

6. Kseniia Tokarieva (SMU) def. Kate Lukomskaya (Ark), 6-2, 7-6(2)


1. Marta Lesniak/Aleksandra Malyarschikova (SMU) def. #12 Nanar Airapetian/Anouk Tigu (Ark), 9-7.

2. Natalia Bubien/Pavi Francis (SMU) def. #56 Aurelija Miseviciute/Ela Kaluder (Ark), 8-6.

3. Nicole Briceno/Kseniia Tokarieva (SMU) def. Emily Carbone/Kate Lukomskaya (Ark), 8-4.