UL - Louisiana’s LAdy Cajuns tennis teams easily swept Alcorn State 7-0 on Wednesday at Cajun Courts. The victory moves the Lady Cajuns to 9-3.

Sophomore Myrthe Molenveld easily bested Katherine Hopelman 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3 singles, while freshman Briggit Marcovich topped Felicia Chien 6-1, 6-1 at No. 4. Freshman Mia Gordon defeated Avernelle Holder 6-2, 6-3 at No. 5, and sophomore Marina Ruiz de Gauna bested Sarah Jo Peters 6-2, 7-6 at No. 6. Freshman Julie Mazinova helped the Cajuns’ cause with her 6-3, 6-0, retired victory over Swetha Devaraj at No. 1. Freshman Julie van der Horst defeated Stefania Guzman 6-7, 6-3, 10-6 at No. 2.

In doubles action, van der Horst and Marcovich defeated Devaraj and Peters 8-5 at No. 1, while Molenveld and junior Angela Dangond topped Guzman and Hopelman 8-3 at No. 2. At No. 3, Mazinova and Gordon bested Chien and Holder 8-2.

The Lady Cajuns will face South Alabama in Mobile on Saturday, March 8. The match is set to begin at 11:00 a.m.


Heather L Warren