Texas Women Escape Nebraska, 4-3

Horns take the doubles point and get three singles wins to top the Huskers.

LINCOLN, Neb. – Texas fought off a formidable effort from Nebraska to remain unbeaten in conference play, as the Longhorns (10-5) posted a 4-3 win over the Cornhuskers Saturday afternoon at the Nebraska Tennis Center.

UT claimed a hard-fought doubles point before adding three singles wins to improve to 6-0 in conference play.  Sophomore Maggie Mello dealt NU’s Jana Albers a 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 defeat at the third slot, and junior Sarah Lancaster added a 6-1, 6-2 win over Jennifer Holmberg at fifth singles. 

Junior Stephanie Davison sealed the victory for Texas with a 7-5, 6-4 win over Ashley Finnegan at sixth singles.

Texas resumes play on Friday, April 3 when it hosts Colorado at UT’s Penick-Allison Tennis Center.

Texas 4, Nebraska 3
Doubles

No. 1 Damico/Milic (UT) def. Albers/Geibert, 8-5
No. 2 Davison/Larsson (UT) def. Holmberg/Weatherholt, 8-4
No. 3 Ring/Swarting def. Lancaster/Liu (UT), 8-4

Singles
No. 1 Madeleine Geibert def. Caroline Larsson (UT), 7-6 (3), 4-6, (10-6)
No. 2 Mary Weatherholt def. Krista Damico (UT), 6-1, 6-2
No. 3 Maggie Mello (UT) def. Jana Albers, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
No. 4 Wiveca Swarting def. Amanda Craddock (UT), 6-0, 3-6, 6-3
No. 5 Sarah Lancaster (UT) def. Jennifer Holmberg, 6-1 6-2
No. 6 Stephanie Davison (UT) def. Ashley Finnegan, 7-5, 6-4

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