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Bearkats up record to 4-2
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Release: 02/26/2012
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Olivia Battye battled back to earn the decisive victory of the match at number six singles Sunday as Sam Houston upped its 2012 women's tennis dual match record to 4-2 at the McAdams Tennis Center.

Sam Houston won a thriller with Tyler, taking four of the six singles matches after dropping the doubles point for a 4-3 team win. The Apaches are ranked number one in the NJCAA national poll and are two-time national champions.

Battye defeated Mary Blacketo at number six 6-4 0-6 6-4. Natalie Petaia, Tatyana Postnikova and Nadia Duyanskaya won at three, four and five singles, respectively.

Petaia defeated Nelo Phiri 6-3, 6-1; Postnikova downed Alejandra Enderica 6-2, 6-2 and Dubyanskaya won over Adrian Saldana 6-3, 6-2.

Dubyanskaya and Postnikova also paired for a doubles victory at number two.

Sam Houston begins Southland Conference dual match action next weekend with a road trip to Nicholls State and Southeastern Louisiana.

Tennis Match Results
Tyler vs Sam Houston State
Feb 26, 2012 at Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston State 4, Tyler 3

Doubles competition:
1. Kerrie Cartwright/Audrey Leitz (TYLER) def. Sheridan Currie/Natalie Petaia (SHSU) 8-2
2. Nadia Dubyanskaya/Tatyana Postnikova (SHSU) def. Alejandra Enderica/Nelo Phiri (TYLER) 8-3
3. Mary Blacketo/Adrian Saldana (TYLER) def. Olivia Battye/Imke Jagau (SHSU) 8-5

Singles competition:
1. Kerrie Cartwright (TYLER) def. Imke Jagau (SHSU) 6-1, 6-0
2. Audrey Leitz (TYLER) def. Sheridan Currie (SHSU) 6-2, 7-6
3. Natalie Petaia (SHSU) def. Nelo Phiri (TYLER) 6-3, 6-1
4. Tatyana Postnikova (SHSU) def. Alejandra Enderica (TYLER) 6-2, 6-2
5. Nadia Dubyanskaya (SHSU) def. Adrian Saldana (TYLER) 6-3, 6-2
6. Olivia Battye (SHSU) def. Mary Blacketo (TYLER) 6-4, 0-6, 6-4

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