Junior Anastasia Putilina notched a singles and a doubles win in the match against UNLV.
April 15, 2011
SAN DIEGO, Calif.- The 55th-ranked University of Utah women's tennis team (11-9, 5-1 MWC) saw its thirteen-match, regular-season, conference winning streak snapped by 43rd-ranked UNLV ( 17-4, 6-0 MWC) Friday, at the Aztec Tennis Center. After winning the doubles point, the Utes struggled in singles, allowing the Rebels come back and take the match 4-3.
In singles play, 92nd-ranked Putilina won her third consecutive match at the No. 1 spot when she defeated 123rd-ranked Batta, 7-5, 6-4, while earning Utah's second point.
Pham captured the Utes' third point by besting Pavlovic 4-6, 6-0, 6-1, at the No. 3 position. The Utah freshman is on a seven-match winning streak, including being 6-0 in conference play.
Kryuchkova saw her five-match streak snapped when she dropped a 6-3, 7-6, decision to Josifoska at the No. position, while Kovarcikova fell to Hidvegi at the No. 4 spot 6-7, 6-1, 6-1.
Miles' six-match run ended in a 6-3, 7-5, loss to Albers at the No. 5 position, while Provancha dropped a 6-3, 6-1, decision to Maskaljun at the No. 6 spot.
Utah faces 46th-ranked San Diego State (15-7, 6-0 MWC) at noon P.T. tomorrow (Saturday), at the Aztec Tennis Center.
#43 UNLV 4, #55 Utah 3 April 15, 2011 at San Diego, Calif. (Aztec Tennis Center)
Doubles Competition 1. Anastasia Putilina/Paige Miles (Utah) def. Nives Pavlovic/Aleksandra Josifoska (UNLV) 9-7 2. Lucia Batta/Anna Maskaljun (UNLV) def. Evgenia Kryuchkova/Lexi Provancha (Utah) 8-2 3. Sarah Pham/Lucia Kovarcikova (Utah) def. Jana Albers/Adrienn Hidvegi (UNLV) 8-4
Singles Competition 1. #92 Anastasia Putilina (Utah) def. #123 Lucia Batta (UNLV) 7-5, 6-4 2. Aleksandra Josifoska (UNLV) def. Evgenia Kryuchkova (Utah) 6-3, 7-6 3. Sarah Pham (Utah) def. Nives Pavlovic (UNLV) 4-6, 6-0, 6-1 4. Adrienn Hidvegi (UNLV) def. Lucia Kovarcikova (Utah) 6-7, 6-1, 6-1 5. Jana Albers (UNLV) def. Paige Miles (Utah) 6-3, 7-5 6. Anna Maskaljun (UNLV) def. Lexi Provancha (Utah) 6-3, 6-1
Match Notes : Utah (11-9, 5-1 MWC); National ranking #55 UNLV (17-4, 6-0 MWC); National ranking #43