Cowgirls defeat UCF in Big 12 tournament debut

Apr. 18—Oklahoma State women's tennis is a step closer to its third Big 12 tournament championship after a 4-1 win over No. 8 UCF.

The No. 1 Cowgirls moved on to the semifinals and will play against No. 4 Texas Tech at the Greenwood Tennis Center Friday at 6 p.m. They beat Tech 6-1 in Lubbock on March 7.

Full results from Thursday's win were as follows:

Singles competition

No. 125 Sophia Biolay (UCF) def. No. 15 Anastasiya Komar (OSU) 6-3, 6-2

No. 2 Ange Oby Kajuru (OSU) vs. No. 102 Noel Saidenova (UCF) 7-6 (7-4), 5-4, unfinished

No. 55 Lucia Peyre (OSU) def. Oliva Lincer (UCF) 7-5, 7-5

No. 93 Ayumi Miyamoto (OSU) vs. Anique Kattenberg (UCF) 4-6, 6-3, 1-3, unfinished

Kristina Novak (OSU) def. Donatella Guarnieri (UCF) 6-1, 6-3

Raquel Gonzalez (OSU) def. Jantje Tilbuerger (UCF) 6-3, 6-1

Doubles competition

No. 5 Anastasiya Komar and Ange Oby Kajuru (OSU) def. Noel Saidenova and Anique Kattenberg (UCF) 6-2

Ayumi Miyamoto and Raquel Gonzalez (OSU) vs. Jantje Tilbuerger and Sophia Biolay (UCF) 4-2, unfinished

Kristina Novak and Safiya Carrington (OSU) def. Olivia Lincer and Donatella Guarnieri (UCF) 6-2

The men's tennis team will play UCF on Friday at 3 p.m. The News Press will have extensive coverage over the weekend.