Tanya Postnikova provided Sam Houston State with its only point with a victory at number five singles as Abilene Christian handed the Bearkats a 6-1 loss in a non-conference dual match Saturday at the McAdams Tennis Center.

The contest lasted four hours and 14 minutes as Sam Houston did not go easily in its home opener, splitting sets in three of the six singles and going to a tie-breaker in the number three doubles pro set.

Sam Houston State returns to action Sunday at 12 noon also at McAdams Tennis Center.

Tennis Match Results
Abilene Christian vs Sam Houston State
Feb 02, 2013 at Huntsville, Texas

Abilene Christian 6, Sam Houston State 1

Doubles competition:
1. Julia Mongin/Brittney Reed (ACUW) def. Nadia Dubyanskaya/Tanya Postnikova (SHSU) 8-3
2. Micah Hermsdorf/Hannah Kelley (ACUW) def. Sheridan Currie/Natalie Petaia (SHSU) 8-3
3. Kaysie Hermsdorf/Laura Mongin (ACUW) def. Imke Jagau/Kayla Stevenson (SHSU) 8-7 (8-6)

Singles competition:
1. Julia Mongin (ACUW) def. Imke Jagau (SHSU) 6-1, 6-2
2. Micah Hermsdorf (ACUW) def. Sheridan Currie (SHSU) 6-7 (7-5), 6-4, 1-0 (10-4)
3. Brittney Reed (ACUW) def. Natalie Petaia (SHSU) 5-7, 6-3, 6-4
4. Laura Mongin (ACUW) def. Maddie Mortimore (SHSU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
5. Tanya Postnikova (SHSU) def. Nada Marjanovic (ACUW) 6-2, 6-4
6. Hannah Kelley (ACUW) def. Kayla Stevenson (SHSU) 6-1, 7-5

Match Notes:
Abilene Christian 1-1
Sam Houston State 0-3
T-4:14  A-47