HARLINGEN, Texas--CSU Bakersfield defeated North Dakota 4-2 to take fifth place at the Great West Women's Tennis Championships Sunday.
The Roadrunners swept all three doubles matches to take a 1-0 lead into singles play. UND earned victories at No. 1 and No. 2 singles before Julian Mannix (Jr., Santa Barbara, Calif., San Marcos HS) tied the match at two with a straight sets victory at No. 3 singles.
Estefania Limpias (R-So., Bakersfield, Calif., Liberty HS) made 3-2 with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Megan Sween at No. 4 singles. Nancy Ramirez (Fr., Bakersfield, Calif., East Bakersfield HS) clinched the dual victory with a 6-4, 6-3 victory against Mindy Lawrence at No. 5 singles.
The dual victory broke a 13-match losing streak dating back to the end of the 2010-11 season.
CSU Bakersfield 4, North Dakota 2
1. Stephanie Petsis (UND) def. Veronica Dimas (CSUB) 6-1, 6-0
2. Stephaine Biehn (UND) def. Daniela Dimas (CSUB) 6-3, 6-2
3. Julian Mannix (CSUB) def. Sarah Stejskal (UND) 7-5, 6-2
4. Estefania Limpias (CSUB) def. Megan Sween (UND) 6-2, 6-1
5. Nancy Ramirez (CSUB) def. Mindy Lawrence (UND) 6-4, 6-3
6. Lindsey Viegut (UND) vs. Charlotte Hughes (CSUB) 7-5, 2-6, 0-3, unfinished
1. Mannix/Limpias (CSUB) def. Petsis/Biehn (UND) 8-4
2. V. Dimas/D. Dimas (CSUB) def. Stejskal/Sween (UND) 8-5
3. Ramirez/Hughes (CSUB) def. Lawrence/Viegut (UND) 8-6