Belles win last home match, hold share of LSC title

ASU defeats Midwestern State, Texas A&M-Kingsville

By Rosanna Aguilera
On April 12, 2019


The Belles tennis team clinched a share of the Lone Star Conference title with two wins over Midwestern State University and Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
On April 4, ASU won 4-3 over the MSU Mustangs to move them to 18-3 on the season and 4-0 in the Lone Star Conference.
In doubles, the team of Valentina Gonzalez and Ena Ovcina won their match 6-3 at the No. 1 spot. 
Maria Delgadillo and Lucie Maitrot won 6-4 at the No. 3 spot to get the point for the Belles.
Zoe Gubbels and Virginie Becht lost 6-4.
In singles, Ovcina won 7-5 and 6-2 at No. 2 to get the Belles their second point.
Gubbels also won her match 6-4, 6-2 at No. 4 to clinch the third point. 
Delgadillo lost 6-4 and 4-1 retired at the third spot. 
Maitrot lost 6-4, 6-1 at No. 6, pulling MSU to within 3-2.
Valentina Gonzalez lost the first set 7-5 but won sets two and three to win the match for the Belles at the No. 1 spot. 
On April 6, the Belles won 4-3 again over Kingsville. This win clinched the share of the LSC title.
In the doubles play, Gonzalez and Ovcina won 6-3 at the No. 1 spot.
Gubbels and Maitrot at the No. 2 spot, won 6-3.
Delgadillo and Becht lost at the No. 3 spot, but the Belles were still ahead 1-0.
In singles, Gonzalez won 6-3 and 6-4 at the first spot. Delgadillo won her match 6-4 and 6-2 at the third spot. 
Gubbels won 6-4 and 6-3 at No. 4.
Kingsville won the matches at Nos. 2, 5 and 6.
The win moved the Belles to 19-3 on the season and 5-0 in the LSC with two regular season matches left. 
The team will compete in the Lone Star Conference Tournament on May 3-4 in Waco, Texas. 

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