The No. 29 Arkansas Tech Golden Suns tennis team is ranked fifth in the most recent Division II Central Region Tennis Rankings, the NCAA announced Wednesday.
Nozomi Matsuoka and Tammy Bell combined to take an 8-1 decision over Benyapa Phumtip and Piper Huey at No. 1 doubles, while Bohdana Sardak and Olga Leyshyna took an 8-3 decision over Katie Huff and Ali Rowden at No. 2 doubles, but the No. 29 Arkansas Tech Golden Suns tennis team (15-5) was unable to overcome a tough run of singles matches, dropping a 5-3 decision to Harding in the Great American Conference championship match.
Nozomi Matsuoka and Tammy Bell swept to an 8-0 win at No. 1 doubles, Camila Roca and Laura Sanchez picked up an 8-4 win at No. 3 doubles, while the No. 29 Arkansas Tech Golden Suns (15-4) won three singles points to clinch a 5-1 semifinal win over Southeastern Oklahoma (7-13) on Friday in Bentonville, Ark.
The No. 29 Arkansas Tech Golden Suns tennis team awaits its opening round opponent at this weekend's Great American Conference tennis championships in Bentonville, Ark. The second-seeded Golden Suns earned a first-round bye, and await the winner of the matchup between third-seeded Southeastern Oklahoma and sixth-seeded Ouachita Baptist.
|Fri-Sat||Sept||27-28||6th Annual Golden Suns Slam||CHARTWELLS||Day 1 Recap | Day 2 Recap
|Sat||Feb||8||Northeastern State||Arkadelphia, Ark.
|W, 5-4 | Recap|
|L, 5-1 | Recap|
|Sat||Feb||15||HENDERSON STATE||CHARTWELLS||W, 9-0 | Recap
|Tue||Feb||18||Hendrix||Conway, Ark.||W, 9-0 | Recap
|Tue||Feb||25||JOHN BROWN||CHARTWELLS||W, 9-0 | Recap|
|Sat||Mar||1||CENTRAL OKLAHOMA||CHARTWELLS||W, 8-1 | Recap
|Fri||Mar||7||Arkansas-Pine Bluff||Pine Bluff, Ark.||W, 7-0 | Recap|
|Sat||Mar||8||at Henderson State||Arkadelphia, Ark.||W, 9-0 | Recap|
|Sun||Mar||9||Northwestern State||Conway, Ark.||L, 6-1 | Recap|
|Thu||Mar||20||Ouachita Baptist*||Arkadelphia, Ark.||W, 9-0 | Recap|
|Mon||Mar||24||Southern Nazarene*||Bethany, Okla.||W, 6-3 | Recap|
|Thu||Mar||27||Southeastern Oklahoma*||Durant, Okla.||W, 8-1 | Recap
|Tue||Apr||1||HENDERSON STATE*||CHARTWELLS||W, 9-0 | Recap
|Fri||Apr||4||HARDING*||CHARTWELLS||L, 6-3 | Recap
|Tue||Apr||8||EAST CENTRAL*||CHARTWELLS||W, 9-0 | Recap
|Fri||Apr||11||Northwest Missouri||Bolivar, Mo.
|W, 5-1 | Recap|
|Sat||Apr||12||at Southwest Baptist||Bolivar, Mo.||L, 5-1 | Recap
|Tue||Apr||15||ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF||CHARTWELLS||W, 7-2 | Recap
|Fri||Apr||18||vs. Southeastern Oklahoma
(GAC Championship Semifinals)
|Bentonville, Ark.||W, 5-1 | Recap
(GAC Championship Match)
|Bentonville, Ark.||L, 5-3 | Recap
* - Great American Conference matches
Home matches are noted in BOLD/CAPS and are held at Tech's Chartwells Women's Sports Complex
All times are Central and subject to change
Great American Conference Tournament Champions
Great American Conference Regular Season Champions
Great American Conference Tournament
Gulf South Conference Tournament
2008, 2009, 2010& 2011
Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference Champions
Bohdana Sardak and the Golden Suns are ranked 29th nationally in the most recent ITA poll.