Women's Tennis Wins 6-1 Match Against North Texas

Junior Karla Mancinas won both her singles and doubles matches on Thursday against North Texas.

Junior Karla Mancinas won both her singles and doubles matches on Thursday against North Texas.

March 11, 2004

FORT WORTH, Texas - The No. 45 TCU women's tennis team evened its season record at 6-6 with a 6-1 victory over North Texas on Thursday afternoon on the Bernard "Tut" Bartzen Varsity Courts at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center. UNT goes to 10-6 with the loss to the Horned Frogs.

For the second day in a row, TCU swept doubles play. The 33rd-ranked tandem of senior Saber Pierce and freshman Ana Cetnik topped Krysta Lee and Katherine Harris by an 8-2 count, while senior Paty Aburto and junior Karla Mancinas won an 8-4 match against Kelli Royer and Ashley Sammis at No. 2. TCU's three doubles pair, junior Paige Brown and sophomore Gloriann Lopez, defeated Holly Lee and Megan Schmulbach, 8-2.

All six singles matches were decided in straight sets, with the Frogs taking five of six. Aburto, ranked No. 39 by the ITA, handled Krysta Lee with ease (6-4, 6-2) at No. 1, while Pierce toppled Sammis, 6-1, 6-4 at the third spot. At No. 4, Cetnik claimed a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Schmulbach. Lopez won a pair of 6-2 sets en route to a win against Harris at five singles, while Mancinas took care of Ingrid Stockinger at No. 6 (6-4, 6-3).

Complete results of the match can be found below.

The Frogs are off until next Thursday, March 18 when No. 24 Indiana visits Fort Worth for a 2:00 p.m. match on the Bernard "Tut" Bartzen Varsity Courts at the Tennis Center.

#45 TCU 6, North Texas 1
Records: TCU (6-6, 0-1 C-USA), North Texas (10-6)

Singles (1, 3, 5, 4, 6, 2)
1. #39 Paty Aburto (TCU) def. Krysta Lee (UNT) 6-4, 6-2
2. Kelli Royer (UNT) def. Jenn Chay (TCU) 6-3, 7-6
3. Saber Pierce (TCU) def. Ashley Sammis (UNT) 6-1, 6-4
4. Ana Cetnik (TCU) def. Megan Schmulbach (UNT) 6-3, 6-1
5. Gloriann Lopez (TCU) def. Katherine Harris (UNT) 6-2, 6-2
6. Karla Mancinas (TCU) def. Ingrid Stockinger (UNT) 6-4, 6-3

 

 

Doubles (2, 1, 3)
1. #33 Saber Pierce/Ana Cetnik (TCU) def. Krysta Lee/Katherine Harris (UNT) 8-2
2. Paty Aburto/Karla Mancinas (TCU) def. Kelli Royer/Ashley Sammis (UNT) 8-4
3. Paige Brown/Gloriann Lopez (TCU) def. Holly Lee/Megan Schmulbach (UNT) 8-2


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