GRAND FORKS, ND — The Bemidji State women’s tennis team played their Sioux Falls-based Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference opponents in Grand Forks, ND on Saturday

Sioux Falls defeated the Beavers 5-2 before Division II No. 14 Augustana finished the afternoon 7-0.

Blanca Lopez-Oro clinched a win in No. 1 singles against USF, beating Talia Janos 7-5, 0-6, 10-7. Lily Jones also won at No. 6 in singles, defeating Annika Randt in three sets (7th-6th). -6, 6-7, 10-5).

BSU (2-11, 1-6 NSIC) almost got the two more points needed for a team win. USF’s Danielle Thorfinnson beat Nicoleta Anestiadi in three sets for 2nd place in singles. The Cougars (9-4, 4-3 NSIC) also won two of the three doubles games. Emilia Sand and Isabela Nelson beat Jaelyn Haler and Alissa Thorfinnson 6-4 for Bemidji State’s only double win.

Augustana (12-2, 6-0 NSIC) flexed his muscles in the Beavers’ second game of the day. The Vikings won all 10 matchups and gave up only nine sets.

BSU is back in Grand Forks at 3:30pm on Saturday April 1 against U-Mary.

Sioux Falls 5, Bemidji State 2


No. 1 Lopez-Oro (BSU) def. Janos 5-7, 6-0, 10-7

#2 Thorfinnson (USF) def. Anestiadi 7-6, 7-5, 6-4

No. 3 Hancock (USF) def. Sand 6-3, 6-4

No. 4 Thinnsen (USF) def, Burger 6-1, 6-0

No. 5 Nesheim (SF) def, Nelson 6-2, 7-5

No. 6 Jones (BSU) def, Randt 7-6, 6-7, 10-5


No. 1 Janos-D. Thorfinnson (USF) defeated. Lopez Oro Anestiadi 6-1

No. 2 Sand-Nelson (BSU) def. Haley-A. Thorfinnson 6-4

No. 3 Rangel-Holm (USF) def. Burger Leitner 6-4

Augustana 7, Bemidji State 0


No. 1 Hadjigeorgiou (AU) def. Lopez-Oro 6-0, 6-1

No. 2 Ocal (AU) def. Anestiadi 6:3, 6:0

No. 3 Kistanova (AU) def. Sand 6-1, 6-1

No. 4 Jancikova (AU) def. Burgers 6-0, 6-0

No. 5 Nelson 6-0, 6-0 (AU) def. Chouliara 6-0, 6-0

No. 6 Grandon (AU) def. Jones 6-0, 6-0


No. 1 Hadjigeorgiou-Kistanova (AU) def. Lopes Oro Anestiadi 6-3

No. 2 Öcal-Granson (AU) def. Sand Nelson 6-0

No. 3 Arce Vieyra-Jancikova (AU) def. Burger Leitner 6:0

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