Junior Emily Kwok pulled out a big win at the No. 2 spot over Kunigunda Dorn from the Jayhawks on Saturday
Feb. 17, 2007
Lawrence, Kan. - The University of Utah women's tennis team played a tough match on Saturday against the University of Kansas for a 4-3 loss.
Although the Utes didn't end up winning the doubles point in the match, Cheyenne Reveche and Emily Kwok still pulled out a win. Playing at the No. 2 slot, the Ute duo faced Kunigunda Dorn and Stephanie Smith from the Jayhawks for an 8-3 win.
In singles play, No. 67 Elizabeth Ferris led the Utes at the No. 1 slot against Elizaveta Avdeeva. The Jayhawk took the first set 7-6(5), but Ferris came back to match it in the second set with the same 7-6(5) win. The tie breaker was another close call, but Ferris took control of the court to take the set and match 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 7-5.
Kwok played a three set battle with Dorn from Kansas. Playing at the No. 2 slot, the Ute took the first set 6-3. Dorn answered right back in the second set with a 6-2 win. Kwok buckled down for the tie breaker and ended her match on a high note by taking it 6-3, 2-6, 6-2.
Giving the Utes their last point in the overall match was Reveche. The Ute faced Lauren Hommell in the No. 4 slot. The Ute edged out a 6-4 win in the first set, but was shut down 6-0 by Hommell in the second set. In the tie breaker, the two went point for point until the Ute pulled ahead to take the set and match at 6-4, 0-6, 7-5.
Utah 3, Kansas 4 Doubles: 1. Elizaveta Avdeeva/Edina Horvath (KU) def. Elizabeth Ferris/Leigh Walsh (Utah); 9-8(5) 2. Emily Kwok/Cheyenne Reveche (Utah) def. Kunigunda Dorn/Stephanie Smith (KU); 8-3 3. Lauren Hommell/Yuliana Svistun (KU) def. Karine Bourdages/Andrea Maughan (Utah); 9-8(6)
Singles: 1. #67 Elizabeth Ferris (Utah) def. Elizaveta Avdeeva (KU); 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 7-5 2. Emily Kwok (Utah) def. Kunigunda Dorn (KU); 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 3. Edina Horvath (KU) def. Leigh Walsh (Utah); 6-0, 6-0 4. Cheyenne Reveche (Utah) def. Lauren Hommell (KU); 6-4, 0-6, 7-5 5. Yuliana Svistun (KU) def. Andrea Maughan (Utah); 6-2, 6-3 6. Stephanie Smith (KU) def. Jessica Carter (Utah); 6-7(3), 6-0, 6-2