Freshman Andrea Maughan pulled out a win at the No. 4 slot on Saturday as the Utes battled San Diego State.
April 14, 2007
SAN DIEGO, CALIF. - The University of Utah women's tennis team faced No. 56 San Diego State on Saturday at the Aztec Tennis Center for 6-1 loss. The Utes are now 3-5 in conference play after playing the Aztecs.
Elizabeth Ferris and Leigh Walsh made a come back at the top spot to earn the only win for the Utes in doubles play on Saturday. The Ute duo faced Alesya Vidov and Milana Yusupov from the Aztecs. The two duos were neck-and-neck right up to the end, where Ferris and Walsh stepped up to take the match 8-7(3).
The Utes had another tough day on the courts on Saturday during singles play. Karine Bourdages faced Sisse Nielsen at the No. 6 slot. The Aztec took the first set with a perfect 6-0. In the second set, Bourdages won four games, but couldn't pull out the win. Nielsen took the second set and match at 6-0, 6-4.
Cheyenne Reveche represented the Utes at the No. 5 slot against Esther Cadua. Although the first set was an close win, the Aztec still managed to pull out the win over Reveche in both sets at 7-5, 6-1. At the No. 2 slot, Emily Kwok battled Eliska Krausova from San Diego State. The Ute challenged the Aztec in both sets, however Krausova was the overall victor with a 6-4, 6-3 win.
At the top spot in singles, Ferris had another tough day. The Ute faced Alesya Vidov from the Aztecs for a three-set battle. Ferris took the first set with a clean 6-3 win. Vidov came back in the second set with a 6-4 win. In the tie-breaker, the two stepped up their games, but it was the Aztec that walked away with the win (3-6, 6-4, 10-8).
At the No. 3 slot Holly Bagshaw from the Aztecs challenged Walsh. The Ute slid by in the first set with a 7-6(4) win. Bagshaw answered right back with a 6-4 win in the second. The tie-breaker came down to a 10-4 win in the Aztec's favor to take the match 6-7(4), 6-4, 10-4.
No. 56 SAN DIEGO STATE 6, UTAH 1 Doubles: 1. Elizabeth Ferris/Leigh Walsh (Utah) def. Alesya Vidov/Milana Yusupov (SDSU), 8-7(3) 2. Eliska Krausova/Sisse Nielsen(SDSU) def. Cheyenne Reveche/Emily Kwok (Utah), 8-4 3. Holly Bagshaw/Kathryn Kitts (SDSU def. Karine Bourdages/Andrea Maughan (Utah), 8-2
Singles: 1. Alesya Vidov (SDSU) def. Elizabeth Ferris (Utah), 3-6, 6-4, 10-8 2. Eliska Krausova (SDSU) def. Emily Kwok (Utah), 6-4, 6-3 3. Holly Bagshaw (SDSU) def. Leigh Walsh (Utah), 6-7(4), 6-4, 10-4 4. Andrea Maughan (Utah) def. Milana Yusupov (SDSU), 6-7(6), 6-4, 11-9 5. Esther Cadua (SDSU) def. Cheyenne Reveche (Utah), 7-5, 6-1 6. Sisse Nielsen (SDSU) def. Karine Bourdages (Utah), 6-0, 6-4