Preview: Women’s tennis to wrap up season play at home

Kaitlin Sells

Women’s tennis is looking to snap their two game losing streak as they take on two more conference opponents in their last matches of the season on Saturday and Sunday.

Georgia Southern (11-11; 3-5)

The Eagles have played a tough season so far, logging an overall record of 11-11 and a conference record of 3-5 as well as being on a two match loss streak after falling on the road to both Coastal Carolina and Appalachian State. The Eagles currently sit at tied for seventh place in the conference with rival Georgia State University.

Overall the Eagles have gone 73-47 in singles matches, totalling them out at a 60.8 winning percentage as well as going 22-20 in singles as a team in conference play. Freshman Luisa Hrdra has been a huge contributor on the singles side for the Eagles, going 15-2 overall and going undefeated in conference play, 6-0.

GS has had no problems claiming doubles points either, as overall they’ve gone 38-25, showing for a 60.3 percentage. Senior Emilia Bujan and junior Arianne De Winter have proved to be a dynamic duo on the doubles court, going 11-7 overall and 4-1 in the conference.

University of South Alabama (18-3; 7-1)

The first of the two final matches at home for the Eagles will be facing the USA Jaguars who currently sit on a three game win streak as well as holding second place in the conference, right behind Appalachian State who beat the Eagles the weekend prior.

The Jaguars have gone for 101-36 in singles play, showing for a 73.7 percentage on the court. Nikola Kohoutova will prove to be a threat for the Eagles as the sophomore has gone 20-5 overall on the courts as well as being undefeated in conference play, going 8-0.

As far as doubles points go, USA has collected 44 wins compared to their 27 losses on the doubles court.

The match set to take placeat home, in Statesboro, and is set to start at 10 a.m. on Saturday.

Troy (10-8; 4-3)

The Eagles will conclude their regular season play facing off against Troy, who is currently sitting on a two game win streak and being just ahead of GS in Sun Belt standings at sixth place.

Troy is currently showing for an overall record of 10-8 and a conference record of 4-3 while being on a two game win streak after claiming impressive wins over both ULM and Arkansas State.

One the doubles court the Trojans have tallied 46 wins and 28 losses, showing for a 62.2 percentage while being 10-6 in doubles in the Sun Belt.

Singles-wise Troy is 81-70 overall and 15-16 in the conference, showing for an overall 53.6 percent and a conference percentage of 48.4. Celia Estevan will prove to be a tough matchup for any of the Eagles as thefreshman from Spain has shown for an impressive 16-11 overall record on the court, but is even in conferee play, going 2-2

The Eagles will face the Trojans to wrap up season play Sunday morning at 11 a.m. in Statesboro.

Kaitlin Sells, The George-Anne Sports Editor, gasports@georgiasouthern.