Texas State defeated Sam Houston 5-2 in both team's final regular season women's tennis dual match of the season Saturday afternoon.
The match was played at the Texas A&M tennis center after rain stopped play last Sunday after only doubles were completed in San Marcos.
Tatyana Postnikova and Nadia Dubyanskaya provided the Bearkats their two points with victories at number four and five singles, respectively.
Postnikova defeated Rachel Baldree 6-2, 6-3 while Dubyanskaya rallied to knock off Mariana Perez 4-6, 6-2, 6-1.
Sam Houston and Texas State both will meet again in the first round of the Southland Conference tournament which begins Friday in Nacogdoches. Texas State is the number two seed while Sam Houston will be the number seven seed
Tennis Match Results
Sam Houston State vs Texas State
Apr 21, 2012 at Bryan, Texas
Texas State 5, Sam Houston State 2
1. Jessica Kahts (TXSTW) def. Imke Jagau (SHSU) 6-1, 6-1
2. Melissa Hadad (TXSTW) def. Sheridan Currie (SHSU) 4-6, 6-1, 6-2
3. Gabriela Rojas (TXSTW) def. Natalie Petaia (SHSU) 3-6, 6-1, 6-2
4. Tatyana Postnikova (SHSU) def. Rachel Baldree (TXSTW) 6-2, 6-3
5. Nadia Dubyanskaya (SHSU) def. Mariana Perez (TXSTW) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1
6. B. Van Den Bergh (TXSTW) def. Olivia Battye (SHSU) 6-3, 6-2
1. Melissa Hadad/Jessica Kahts (TXSTW) def. Nadia Dubyanskaya/Tatyana Postnikova (SHSU) 8-4
2. Gabriela Rojas/B. Van Den Bergh (TXSTW) def. Sheridan Currie/Natalie Petaia (SHSU) 8-6
3. Rachel Baldree/Mariana Perez (TXSTW) def. Olivia Battye/Imke Jagau (SHSU) 9-7
Sam Houston State 11-8, 5-6 in SLC
Texas State 14-5, 9-2 in SLC
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles ()