Dion Posts Victory For MSU On Day 1 Of Eck Fall Classic
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Mississippi State's women's tennis team completed play on the first day of the Eck Fall Tennis Classic Friday.
Players from MSU squared off against members of Oklahoma's squad Friday. Lady Bulldog Roseline Dion notched an MSU victory, downing OU's Whitney Wofford 6-1, 6-4.
In two other singles matches, the Sooners came out victorious. Peta Maree Lancaster defeated freshman, Petra Ferancova 6-2, 6-4. Olesya Tisgvintseva also fell to her opponent, Mia Lancaster, in a 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 battle.
The teams played only one doubles contest with OU in which Dion and Tsigvintseva took on Nicole Long and Mia Lancaster. The MSU duo was defeated 8-3.
Play continues with doubles matches tomorrow at 10 a.m.
Peta Maree Lancaster (Oklahoma) def. Petra Ferancova (MSU) 6-2, 6-4; Roseline Dion (MSU) def. Whitney Wofford (Oklahoma) 6-1, 6-4; Mia Lancaster (Oklahoma) def. Olesya Tsigvintseva (MSU) 1-6, 6-4, 6-3
Nicole Long/Mia Lancaster (Oklahoma) def. Roseline Dion/Olesya Tsigvintseva (MSU) 8-3