Women's Tennis Wins Third Straight

Junior Saber Pierce defeated Sandhya Kanury, 6-2, 6-1, at the no. 1 spot on Tuesday afternoon.

Junior Saber Pierce defeated Sandhya Kanury, 6-2, 6-1, at the no. 1 spot on Tuesday afternoon.

Feb. 11, 2003

FORT WORTH, Texas - The TCU women's tennis team (3-0, 2-0 C-USA) won its third match of the season on Tuesday afternoon at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center topping North Texas, 7-0. The Mean Green's record goes to 2-1 with the loss.

In doubles action, junior Saber Pierce and sophomore Karla Mancinas defeated Natalie Clore and Bettina Rettenmaier, 8-5, at no. 1. The senior tandem of Rosa Perez and Brenna Shackelford captured the 8-2 win at no. 3 over Kristin Beedy and Ashley Sammis.

Five of the six singles matches were won by TCU in straight sets. Pierce defeated Sandhya Kanury, 6-2, 6-1 at no. 1, while Perez topped Clore at no. 2, 6-1, 6-1. Mancinas won 6-1, 7-5 over Beedy at the fourth spot, and freshman Gloriann Lopez earned a 6-2, 6-3 victory against Benita Bittner at no. 5. Sophomore Ivonne Andrade pulled out a 7-5, 6-3 win at the sixth position over Joosje Bomer.

In one other doubles match, Cristin Sammis and Kanury defeated TCU's Rebecca Reynolds and Molly Purdy, 8-3.

The next action for the Frogs is Sunday, Feb. 16 when the 45th-ranked Baylor Bears come to the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center. The match is scheduled to begin at noon.

#26 TCU 7, North Texas 0
Records: TCU 3-0, 2-0 C-USA; North Texas 2-1

1. Saber Pierce (TCU) def. Sandhya Kanury (UNT) 6-2, 6-1
2. Rosa Perez (TCU) def. Natalie Clore (UNT) 6-1, 6-1
3. Iris Jaklin (TCU) def. Ashley Sammis (UNT) 6-1, 6-7(5), 10-6
4. Karla Mancinas (TCU) def. Kristin Beedy (UNT) 6-1, 7-5
5. Gloriann Lopez (TCU) def. Benita Bittner (UNT) 6-2, 6-3
6. Ivonne Andrade (TCU) def. Joosje Bomer (UNT) 7-5, 6-3



1. Saber Pierce/Karla Mancinas (TCU) def. Natalie Clore/Bettina Rettenmaier (UNT) 8-5
2. Benita Bittner/Joosje Bomer (UNT) Iris Jaklin/Gloriann Lopez (TCU) 8-2
3. Rosa Perez/Brenna Shackelford (TCU) def. Kristin Beedy/Ashley Sammis (UNT) 8-2

Other Match:
Cristin Sammis/Sandhya Kanury (UNT) def. Rebecca Reynolds/Molly Purdy (TCU) 8-3

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