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Lady Tigers Outlast Alcorn, 4-2
Courtesy: Jackson State Athletics Media  
Release: 02/06/2013
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Jackson, MS-Jackson State captured its first conference win of the season as they defeated Alcorn State, 4-2. The Lady Tigers took a 1-0 lead after the doubles point and won three of six singles matches to secure the victory.

The Lady Tigers picked up the doubles point, with key victories from the duos of Jayalapan/Reddy over Vanem/Kozachuk 8-5 and Martinez/Cordorelli defeating Tipp/Potapora, 8-7.

Jackson State battled hard in the singles portion of the match as Martinez, Jayalapan and Condorelli captured points over their opponents.  The Lady Tigers will return to action on Friday, February 8th as they travel to Monroe, Louisiana to face the ULM Warhawks.

Doubles Results

JSU                                                            Alcorn                 

Jayalapan/Reddy                                        Vanem/Kozachuk             JSU def Alcorn 8-5

Adewumi/Rojas                                           Buchman/Rutherford        Alcorn def JSU 8-4

Martinez/Condorelli                                     Tipp/Potapora                 JSU def Alcorn 8-7

                                                                        Singles Results

        JSU                                             Alcorn State

1     Karen Martinez          vs.            Kersten Vanem         Martinez def. Vanem   6-2, 6-4

2    Harshini Reddy          vs.            Viktoria Kozachuk                  dnf

3    Laura Rojas               vs.            Arielle Buchman        Buchman def. Rojas 6-0, 6-1

4   Rebekah Adewumi     vs.             Merilin Tipp               Tipp def. Adewumi 6-3, 6-1

5    Kesica Jayapalan       vs.            Aakansaa Punt          Jayapalan def. Punt  6-4, 5-7

6    Angela Condorelli     vs.             Kate Potapora           Condorelli def. Potapora 5-7, 7-5, 6-3

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