GRAMBLING, La. – The UCA tennis team defeated Grambling, 6-1, Sunday to improve its record to 4-4.

Allison Murphy and Sasha Ruocco  each won their third straight singles match, pacing the Sugar Bears in the victory.


Meanwhile, Kristina Horsikyan, Allison Hartman and Kazumi Otani improved their season records to 4-4 overall with victories.

In doubles play, Simona Horsikyan and Otani picked up their third straight victory.


The Sugar Bears were originally scheduled to play that match on Saturday and finish the road trip with a match at Alcorn State on Sunday. Heavy rain in Louisiana forced the match with Grambling to be pushed back. The Alcorn State matched was rained out.