No. 13 Lady Raider Tennis Sweeps Mountaineers, 4-0

No. 13 Lady Raider Tennis Sweeps Mountaineers, 4-0

Gabriela Talaba Gabriela Talaba

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The No. 13 Lady Raider Tennis team dominated in doubles and singles action on their way to a 4-0 sweep over West Virginia Friday afternoon.

With the win, Texas Tech (17-5, 6-2 Big 12) stays perfect (8-0) when playing on the road. West Virginia drops to 7-12, 1-7 Big 12.

It was a battle to the finish in doubles action. Tech’s 18th-ranked duo of Sarah Dvorak and Sabrina Federici quickly knocked off Paula Goetz and Lyn Yuen Choo, 6-1, at the no. 1 position. Doubles pair Alex Valenstein and Katelyn Jackson clinched the doubles point with a 6-1 victory over Christina Jordan and Yvon Martinez at the No. 3 position.

Tech captured set one wins on all six courts before No. 20 Gabriela Talaba gave the Lady Raiders a 2-0 lead with her 6-1, 6-3 victory on court one.

On the way to her 15th win of the season, senior Sabrina Federici kept her perfect 4-0 record at the no. 4 position with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Goetz.

Katelyn Jackson sealed the win for the Lady Raiders with her 6-1, 6-1 match clincher on court six over Martinez.


The Lady Raiders close out the Big 12 regular season on Sunday when they face Iowa State. First serve is set for 11 a.m.


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