UT Arlington edged Sam Houston State 4-3 in a Southland Conference women's tennis match at the UTA Tennis Center Saturday.

The Mavericks, who came into the match in third place in the Southland race, upped their season record to 13-7 and stand 8-2 in league action. With their regular season finale tomorrow in San Marcos against Texas State, the Bearkats are 11-7 for the year and 5-5 in conference play.

UTA won the doubles point with victories in the number one and three doubles pro sets. Sam Houston took its three points at number four, five and six with Tatyana Postnikova, Nadia Dubyanskaya and Olivia Battye winning.

The results

Tennis Match Results
UT Arlington 4, Sam Houston State 3
Apr 14, 2012 at Arlington, Texas

Doubles competition:
1. Maria Martinez-Romer/Nikola Matovicova (UTA) def. Nadia Dubyanskaya/Tatyana Postnikova (SHSU) 9-7
2. Natalie Petaia/Sheridan Currie (SHSU) def. Giada D'ortona/Natalia Mayuk (UTA) 8-5
3. Verena Scott/Christine Foote (UTA) def. Olivia Battye/Imke Jagau (SHSU) 8-4

Singles competition:
1. Maria Martinez-Romer (UTA) def. Imke Jagau (SHSU) 6-0, 6-1
2. Verena Scott (UTA) def. Sheridan Currie (SHSU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-0
3. Natalia Mayuk (UTA) def. Natalie Petaia (SHSU) 6-2, 6-2
4. Tatyana Postnikova (SHSU) def. Giada D'ortona (UTA) 6-3, 6-3
5. Nadia Dubyanskaya (SHSU) def. Nikola Matovicova (UTA) 1-6, 6-3, retired
6. Olivia Battye (SHSU) def. Christine Foote (UTA) 6-2, retired