HILTON HEAD, S.C. – In the last of a three-match East Coast road trip, No. 26 Tarleton State swept Division I George Mason 9-0 in women's tennis Monday afternoon.
Tarleton swept the doubles matches, beginning with an 8-3 win by Alicia Perez and Mackenzie Mitchell in the No. 2 match. Ivana Zecevic and Luiza Adas were next to finish with an 8-4 win in the No. 1 match. Melanie Barnes and Silvia Nieva pulled out a hard-fought 8-6 victory in the No. 3 match to pull off the sweep.
Nieva got the TexAnns started off right in singles action with a 6-2, 6-1 win in the No. 6 match while Marina Rull pulled off a 6-4, 6-0 win in the No. 5 spot soon after.
Perez was victorious 6-1, 7-5 in the top-seeded match, while Barnes (6-1, 6-1) and Adas (6-3, 6-1) had little trouble in the No. 3 and 4 matches. Zecevic was the final TexAnn to finish after going the distance and winning on a super-tiebreaker 0-6, 6-1, 10-5.
Tarleton is now on a 10-day hiatus before returning to action after spring break with a March 20 visit to McMurry University in Abilene.