March 1, 2014
NEW ORLEANS – After winning four of its first five matches to start the 2014 spring campaign, the St. John’s women’s tennis team fell to Tulane, 4-3, on Saturday afternoon in the first of three-straight road contests.
The Red Storm (5-2, 1-0 BIG EAST) received a lift from the bottom half of its lineup where freshman Stephanie Elgegren started the SJU comeback with a 6-2, 6-1 win at the No. 6 singles slot. Senior Yanita Arnaudova followed with her fifth-straight win at fifth singles, 6-2, 6-3, and freshman Anna Morozova then stepped up at the No. 3 slot with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-0 win of her own to tie the match score at three.
Junior Nastya Polyakova put up a fight at second singles where she dropped the first set but won the second, 6-3, before falling in the third and final set.
The Red Storm will continue its road trip through the south on Tuesday, March 4 against No. 74 South Alabama at 1 p.m. To keep up with the St. John’s women’s tennis team this season follow the team on Facebook
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