Courtesy: SUU Media Relations
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Southern Utah University women's tennis suffered its first sweep on the season in falling 7-0 to a nationally-ranked UNLV squad on Friday.
The Rebels entered the match ranked No. 58 in the nation and opened the day with a contest against San Jose State. UNLV was upset by the Spartans, 4-3, but came out to take straight-set victories over the Thunderbirds in all but No. 3 singles.
Alex Ivanova, playing at No. 3, captured her first set against UNLV's Nives Pavlovic, 6-1, but lost the second by the same score, 6-1. the match went into a third-set tiebreaker with Pavlovic earning the victory 10-4.
Freshman Veronika Rogova encountered her first loss of the season at No. 2 singles, playing to a 7-6 loss in the first set and then dropped the match 6-1 in the second.
Southern Utah will be back on the court in March when the Thunderbirds travel to California for three matches, March 8-11.
UNLV WOMEN'S TENNIS RESULTS
Feb. 15, 2013 at Las Vegas, NV
(Fertitta Tennis Complex)
#58 UNLV 7, SOUTHERN UTAH 0
1. #19 Aleksandra Josifoska (UNLV) def. KUNZ, Olya (SUU) 6-0, 6-1
2. Lucia Batta (UNLV) def. ROGOVA, Veronika (SUU) 7-6, 6-1
3. Nives Pavlovic (UNLV) def. IVANOVA, Aleksandra (SUU) 1-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-4)
4. Anett Ferenczi-Bako (UNLV) def. SKARAS, Madeline (SUU) 6-2, 6-2
5. Ella Bourchier (UNLV) def. VASILEVA, Anastasiia (SUU) 6-1, 6-0
6. Alexis Garrett (UNLV) def. STAHELI, Afton (SUU) 6-1, 6-0
1. Lucia Batta/Nives Pavlovic (UNLV) def. KUNZ, Olya/IVANOVA, Aleksandra (SUU) 8-1
2. Aleksandra Josifoska/Janine Erasmus (UNLV) def. ROGOVA, Veronika/SKARAS, Madeline (SUU) 8-2
3. Ella Bourchier/Alexis Garrett (UNLV) def. VASILEVA, Anastasiia/STAHELI, Afton (SUU) 8-3
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (1,2,5,3,6,4)
Sun. Apr. 13
@ Eastern Washington
(W) 5 -2
Sat. Apr. 12
(W) 5 -2
Fri. Apr. 11
Sun. Apr. 6
@ Weber State
(L) 3 -4
Sat. Apr. 5
@ Idaho State
(L) 2 -4
Wed. Mar. 26
vs. Air Force
() Rained Out
Sat. Apr. 19
vs. Northern Arizona
Fri. Apr. 25
@ Big Sky Championships