Feb. 6, 1998
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - The Utah women's tennis team swept Idaho State 9-0 in dual match play Friday night at home in the George S. Eccles Tennis Center. The contest was dominated by the Utes as they won every set played. Utah's Anna Svedenhov defeated Denise Fernandez 6-2, 6-2, from the No. 1 position. At the No. 2 spot, Linda Engblom downed Idaho State's Laura Swan 6-1, 6-0. Utah sophomore Megan Payne, playing from the No. 3 spot, defeated Leami Vesterling 6-1, 6-0. Angie Olson, Rebecca Rushforth and Linda Petersson all swept their respective matches 6-0, 6-0. In doubles, the Utes dominated play dropping only two games overall. At No. 1, Engblom and Svendenhov defeated Fernandez and Vasterling 8-1. Olson and Payne downed Swan and Martins also by the count of 8-1. Utah's Rushforth teamed with Molly Sanderson to complete the rout from the No. 3 spot, as they swept Northrup and Seymour 8-0. The victory balances Utah's record at 4-4 overall.
Results: Utah 9 Idaho State 0
Singles: Anna Svedenhov (UU) def. Denise Fernandez (ISU) 6-2, 6-2 Linda Engblom (UU) def. Laura Swan (ISU) 6-1, 6-2 Megan Payne (UU) def. Leami Vesterling (ISU) 6-1, 6-0 Angie Olson (UU) def. Dawn Martins (ISU) 6-0, 6-0 Rebecca Rushforth (UU) def. Jamie Northrup (ISU) 6-0, 6-0 Linda Petersson (UU) def. Julia Seymour (ISU) 6-0, 6-0 Doubles: Engblom/Svedenhov (UU) def. Ferandez/Vasterling (ISU) 8-1 Olson/Payne (UU) def. Swan/Martins (ISU) 8-1 Rushforth/Sanderson (UU) def. Northrup/Seymour (ISU) 8-0