CORPUS CHRISTI - The Sam Houston State women’s tennis team picked up a key road win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Friday at the Henry Tennis Center.
The Bearkats (11-4 overall, 5-1 in SLC) topped the defending league co-champions 4-3 to pick up their eighth win in their last nine dual matches. Sam Houston currently stands third in SLC action behind Abilene Christian (5-0) and Northwestern State (5-0).
Sahaja Yamalapalli, Isidora Zivkovic and Lusine Chobanyan all won in straight sets for the Bearkats in singles action. Yamalapalli has now won nine straight singles matches and is a perfect 6-0 in league play.
The win was the Bearkats first over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi since 2009.
Sam Houston stays on the road for another conference match against Lamar (1-4 in SLC) at 2 p.m. Sunday in Beaumont at the Thompson Tennis Center.