MURRAY -- The Murray State women's tennis team defeated Eastern Kentucky 4-3 on Saturday at Bennie Purcell Courts, and in turn qualified for the Ohio Valley Conference tournament.
The Racers took home the doubles point after a rally by Amina Hadzic and Anja Loncarevic. The other Murray State duo to win was Alina Schibol and Claire Chang, who beat Laura Argente and Raquel Montalvo.
Schibol also won in singles, stopping Margaux Lacroix 7-5, 6-0.
Sara Loncarevic won her match against Sagung Putri Dwinta 6-4, 6-3, while Sara Bjork sent her match into a third set and defeated Marina Marti 3-6, 6-3, 6-1.
The Racers finished the regular season 7-11.
The OVC championship will be held this upcoming weekend in Nashville, Tennessee, at the Centennial Sportsplex Tennis Center. Murray State will play at 10 a.m. Friday against Eastern Kentucky, who will be the No. 3 seed. The Racers are the No. 6 seed in the tournament.
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