Freshman Andrea Maughan
Jan. 22, 2007
The University of Utah women's tennis team will compete Thursday through Saturday at home in dual matches competing against Washington State, Montana State- Bozeman, and the University of Montana. All matches will take place at Eccles Tennis Center in Salt Lake City.
The Washington State Cougars currently hold a No. 66 national ranking by the ITA. They are fresh off of a double-header against Gonzaga and Eastern Washington on Jan. 20. The Cougars swept both teams to tally two 7-0 wins. Playing for Washington State is No. 85 Ekaterina Burduli, a junior. The Cougars will face the Utes on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. MT
Montana State- Bozeman do not currently hold a national team ranking. The Bobcats played their season opener against No. 42 Portland on Jan. 20 where they lost 0-7. Montana State will compete against Utah on Friday at 5:00 p.m. MT.
The University of Montana Grizzlies will be playing their season opener this week on Friday against Utah State before facing the Utes on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. MT.
The University of Utah women's tennis team will play their first dual match of the season this week against the Washington State Cougars. The Utes do not currently hold a national ranking from the ITA. Elizabeth Ferris and Leigh Walsh are regionally ranked No. 14 in doubles, and Ferris holds a No. 8 regional singles ranking and a No. 67 national ranking as of Jan. 9 by the ITA.
The Utes last played in the Utah Invitational on Jan. 12-14. Utah won every main-draw event. Ferris took the Flight A singles bracket 6-0, 7-5 over Emily Kwok from Utah, and Cinthia Saucedo won the Flight B singles bracket 6-2, 6-3 over Jessica Carter. In doubles play, Kwok and Cheyenne Reveche defeated Lauren and Erin Monson of Utah State 8-3 in the finals.
The Utes will host Boise State on February 2 at 5:00 p.m.