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Women’s Tennis Split Friday Matches
Courtesy: Jackson State Athletics Media  
Release: 03/01/2013
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JACKSON, Miss. - The Jackson State women's tennis team (6-6) split a pair of matches Friday at the JSU Tennis Complex. The Lady Tigers opened the day with a win over SEMO and ended it with a loss to West Alabama.

In the opening match, the Lady Tigers defeated Southeast Missouri 4-3. JSU took two of the three doubles matches. Harshini Reedy and Kesica Jayapalan fell 9-7 at No. 1 doubles. Rebekah Adewumi and Laura Rojas earned an 8-5 victory at No. 2 over Robinson and Schaper. Karen Martinez and Angela Condorelli wrapped up doubles action with an 8-4 victory over Courtnell and Martin.

The Lady Tigers won three of the six singles matches. Jayapalan recorded the first singles victory of the day, beating Martin (6-1, ret.) at No. 5. Condorelli recorded the second win in singles action, beating Schaper 6-0, 6-1 at No. 6. SEMO picked up a win at No. 4 singles when Cortnell defeated Rojas 6-1, 6-1. Adewumi fell 6-1, 6-2 to Novikova at No. 3. JSU's Martinez lost 7-5, 6-4 to Robinson at No. 1.

Reddy improved her individual record to 7-4 as she closed out the match with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 victory over Nyenwe at No. 2. With the win JSU improved to a 6-5 record.

In the second match of the day, JSU fell 5-2 to West Alabama. The two first matches in doubles action got under slipped away from the Lady Tigers. Reddy and Jayapalan lost 8-4 at the No. 1 position and Adewumi and Rojas fell 8-3 at No. 2. Martinez and Condorelli beat Popova and Gerding 8-2.

As the Lady Tigers started singles play the weather turned cold and windy and they were unable to make up ground against UWA. Martinez picked up a win for JSU at the No. 1 position beating Jeske 6-2, 6-2. Jayapalan beat Gerding 6-2, 6-2 to record the final single win for JSU.


1.     Reddy/Jayapalan(JSU) lost to Nyenwe/Novikova(SEMO) 9-7

2.     Adewumi/Rojas(JSU) defeated Robinson/Schaper(SEMO) 8-5

3.     Martinez/Condorelli(JSU) defeated Courtnell/Martin(SEMO) 8-4


1.     Martinez(JSU) lost to Robinson(SEMO) 7-5,6-4

2.     Reddy(JSU) defeated Nyenwe(SEMO) 3-6,6-2,6-3

3.     Adewumi(JSU) lost to Novikova(SEMO) 6-1,6-2

4.     Rojas(JSU) lost to Cortnell(SEMO) 6-1,6-1

5.     Jayapalan(JSU) defeated Martin(SEMO) 6-1, ret

6.     Condorelli(JSU) defeated Schaper(SEMO) 6-0,6-1

Order of finish:  Doubles 2, 3, 1  Singles:  5, 6, 4, 3, 1, 2 

Singles match of the day:  Harshini Reddy




1.     Reddy/Jayapalan(JSU) lost to Furlong/Cardenas(UWA) 8-4

2.     Adewumi/Rojas(JSU) lost to Jeske/McEvoy(UWA) 8-3

3.     Martinez/Condorelli(JSU) defeated Popova/Gerding(UWA) 8-2


1.     Martinez(JSU) defeated Jeske(UWA) 6-2,6-2

2.     Reddy(JSU) lost to Furlong(UWA) 4-6,6-0,6-4

3.     Rojas(JSU) lost to Cardenas(UWA) 6-1,6-1

4.     Adewumi(JSU) lost to Popova(UWA) 6-2,6-3

5.     Jayapalan(JSU) defeated Gerding(UWA) 6-2,6-2

6.     Condorelli(JSU) lost to MeEvoy(UWA) 6-4,5-7,7-5

Order of finish:  Doubles 2, 1, 3  Singles  1, 3, 4, 5, 2, 6

Singles match of the day:  Angie Condorelli

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