Andrea Maughan, a sophomore, knocked off two wins during the first day of the tournament- one in singles and one in doubles play with partner Evgenia Kryunchkova.
Oct. 5, 2007
BOISE, IDAHO - The University of Utah ended day one of the Jack Taylor Tennis Invitational on Friday with two wins each in singles and doubles play. Andrea Maughan and Evgenia Kryunchkova had stand out appearances in both events.
Maughan, a sophomore from Waterford, Ireland, faced Remy Clark of Montana State in singles play. The Ute slammed a 6-2, 6-3 win. Kryunchkkova, a true freshman from Russia, faced Anna Powaska from Oregon. The Ute took the first set at 6-3, but the Duck answered back with a 6-1 win in the second set. Kryunchkova stepped up her game in the tie-breaker. Not allowing a single win, the Ute took the set and match at 6-3, 1-6, 6-0.
In doubles play, Maughan and Kryunchkova teamed up against Ola Abou-Zekry and Victoria Tessmar from New Mexico. The teams went point-for-point, but it was the Utes that stepped up their game in the end to take the match at 8-5 over the Lobos.
Erin Monson and Leigh Walsh teamed up in doubles to play to bring in the other win for the Utes. The Ute duo faced Powaska and Siobhan Cavan from Oregon. The Utes played the match with ease, slamming an 8-2 win over the Duck duo.
Singles competition Emma Hayman (New Mexico) def. Karine Bourdages (Utah) 6-3, 6-0 Andrea Maughan (Utah) def. Remy Clark (Montana State) 6-2, 6-3 Stacey Housley (Boise State) def. Cheyenne Reveche (Utah) 6-2, 6-1 Sandra Zmak (New Mexico) def. Emily Kwok (Utah) 6-4, 6-3 Evgenia Kryunchkova (Utah) def. Anna Powaska (Oregon) 6-3, 1-6, 6-0 Polina Kokoulina (Boise State) def. Leigh Walsh (Utah) 6-0, 6-4 Klaudia Wlodarczyk (Boise State) def. Erin Monson (Utah) 6-1, 6-2Tournament notes
Doubles competition Pichittra Thongdack/Polina Kokoulina (Boise State) def. Erin Monson/Karine Bourdages (Utah) 8-0 Emma Hayman/Maria Sotirchos (New Mexico) def. Cheyenne Reveche/Siobhan Cavan (Utah) 8-5 Stephanie Jasper/Laura Villegas (Montana State) def. Cheyenne Reveche/Emily Kwok (Utah) 8-5 Andrea Maughan/ Evgenia Kryunchkova (Utah) def. Ola Abou-Zekry/Victoria Tessmar (New Mexico) 8-5 Erin Monson/Leigh Walsh (Utah) def. Anna Powaska/Siobhan Cavan (Oregon) 8-2
Day one played at the Boas Tennis Center (Indoor).