Women's Tennis Claims Crown

Women's Tennis Claims SAC Tournament Crown

(SHAWNEE,OKLA.)---Fifteenth-ranked Southern Nazarene avenged an earlier loss to No. 12 Oklahoma Christian and claimed the Sooner Athletic Conference Women’s Tennis Championship in Shawnee Saturday.

Southern Nazarene won two of the three doubles matches on Friday and got the third and clinching single victory of the dual when Dasha Ivanova knocked off Gabriela Nastasa, 6-0, 7-5. SNU won the deciding dual 6-3.

Oklahoma Christian settled for second place in the tournament as neither team had any trouble with third-place Oklahoma Baptist or fourth-place John Brown.

SNU beat the Lady Bison 9-0 and lost only a forfeit at No. 2 singles by Ivanova in the JBU dual. Oklahoma Christian beat both OBU and JBU 9-0.