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Northeastern State tennis rocks Missouri State, 5-2

Published 2/12/18

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Northeastern State chalked up a victory for NCAA Division II women's tennis on Saturday afternoon beating Missouri State 5-2 on their home court. 
 
This is the second straight year that NSU has beaten a NCAA Division I program in regular season play, and the first against a team out of the Missouri Valley Conference.
 
One year ago, the RiverHawks took down Prairie View A&M, 4-1.
 
Playing under Division I format, Northeastern State took the doubles point as the duo of Easton Parker and Tatjana Stoll won 6-3 at No. 2 doubles, while Karla Tomaic and Chantal Nosievici won at No. 3 doubles 6-3.
 
Leading 1-0 heading into the singles, the Bears tied the match with a 6-0, 6-4 win at the No. 4 slot.  Northeastern State's top-three players worked the Bears down and Stoll pulled the RiverHawks ahead in No. 1 singles with a 6-2, 6-3 win.  Molly Worden followed in No. 2 singles, winning 6-4, 6-2.  Mayra Jovic was the decisive factor for NSU with a three set 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 win at No. 3 singles.
 
NSU moves to 2-1 on the year with the victory, while Missouri State goes to 3-2 in regular season play.
 
The RiverHawks will return to the state of Texas on February 16th and 17th as it will take on Tyler Junior College and another Division 1 in Stephen F. Austin.
 
Doubles Results
No. 1 – Alye Darter/Ellie Burger (MSU) def. Molly Worden/Mayra Jovic (NSU) 6-3
No. 2 – Easton Parker/Tatjana Stoll (NSU) def. Anelisse Torrico Moreno/Phoebe Boeschen (MSU) 6-3
No. 3 – Karla Tomaic/Chantal Nosievici (NSU) def. Fati Khamissi/Alexia Meyer (MSU) 6-3
 
Singles Results
No. 1 – Tatjana Stoll (NSU) def. Alye Darter (MSU) 6-2, 6-3
No. 2 – Molly Worden (NSU) def. Anelisse Torrico Moreno (MSU) 6-4, 6-2
No. 3 – Mayra Jovic (NSU) def. Phoebe Boeschen (MSU) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
No. 4 – Fati Khamissi (MSU) def. Betka Gombarova (NSU) 6-0, 6-4
No. 5 – Ellie Burger (MSU) def. Chantal Nosievici (NSU) 6-2, 6-3
No. 6 – Karla Tomaic (NSU) def. Abbey Belote (MSU) 6-5, 6-1
 
Order of Finish: Doubles – 3, 1, 2 Singles – 4, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6
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