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This Week in WAC Women's Tennis - Feb. 26
Courtesy: San Jose State
Schedule

Thursday, Feb. 28
No. 34 Rice at UTSA, San Antonio, Texas, 1:00 p.m. CT

Friday, Mar. 1
No. 75 ULM at UTSA, San Antonio, Texas, 11:00 a.m. CT
Colorado State at New Mexico State, Las Cruces, N.M., 1:00 p.m. MT
Stephen F. Austin at UT Arlington, Arlington, Texas, 2:00 p.m. CT
Utah State at No. 21 Arizona State, Tempe, Ariz., 12:30 p.m PT
Idaho at Montana, Missoula, Mont., 1:00 p.m. MT
Wyoming at Denver, Denver, Colo., 7:00 p.m. MT

Saturday, Mar. 2
Louisiana Tech at UALR, Little Rock, Ark., TBA
Idaho vs. Montana St., Missoula, Mont., 9:00 a.m. MT
No. 75 ULM at Texas State, San Marcos, Texas, 11:00 a.m. MT
Utah State at No. 56 Arizona, Tucson, Ariz., 9:00 a.m. PT
Northern Arizona at New Mexico State, Las Cruces, N.M., 2:00 p.m. MT

Sunday, Feb. 24
Sam Houston State at UTSA, San Antonio, Texas, 10:00 a.m. CT
New Mexico vs. Idaho at Missoula, Mont., 9:00 a.m. MT
No. 54 UC Santa Barbara at UT Arlington, Arlington, Texas 10:00 a.m. CT
No. 73 Princeton at Denver, Denver, Colo., 10:00 a.m. MT
UC Davis at No. 64 San Jose State, San Jose, Calif., 1:00 p.m. PT

WAC NOTES

DENVER (4-2, 0-0)
The Pioneers started quickly, winning two of three doubles matches ... Emma Isberg and sophomore Mandy van den Eerenbeemt defeated Kristin Eggleston and Nikolina Grbac, 9-8 (4) to take the second doubles match giving the Pioneers the early 1-0 lead ... the Pioneers claimed five of six singles matches ... Caroline Schnell defeated Nikolina Grbac 6-4, 6-1 in No. 2 singles play, Isberg cruised to a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Kristin Eggleston, and van den Eerenbeemt (Best, Netherlands) beat Sarah Mahboob Khan 3-6, 6-4, 10-8 .... Denver's next match is Friday, March 1 when they host Wyoming.

IDAHO (2-5, 0-0)
A come-from-behind 6-4 second-set victory by Beatriz Flores gave the Idaho women's tennis team a 4-3 win over Nevada ... Idaho improves to 2-5 on the season with the win ... Idaho won the doubles point after Belen Barcenilla and Victoria Lozano got an 8-5 win at No. 2 doubles, and Flores and Alejandra Lozano won 8-6 at No. 3 ... Idaho returns to action on Montana and Montana State from Missoula, Mont.

LOUISIANA TECH (1-3, 0-0)

LA Tech falls to 1-3 after dropping their third consecutive match ... in each loss the Lady Techsters have not won the doubles point ... the pair of freshman, Taly Merker and Manoela Chiacchio, each shined in singles as they won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3 and No. 4, respectively ... for the second straight match, junior Melanie Urvoy took the first set in her singles match at No. 2, but her opponent rallied to win sets two and three to take the win.

NEW MEXICO STATE (1-5, 0-0)

The New Mexico State women's tennis team dropped its final match of the weekend 4-1 to the Cal State Northridge Matadors on Sunday ... NM State moves to 1-5 on the season ... beginning with doubles, each of the Aggie duos were bested by the Matadors ... Ros-Polly Nguyen was the lone Aggie to win her match at the fifth position ... she battled for a 6-1, 6-3 win over CSUN's Jessica Warren ... NM State now looks at five straight home matches in the coming weeks, beginning with Colorado State on March 1 at 1 p.m., and Northern Arizona on March 2 at 11 a.m.

SAN JOSE STATE (7-3, 0-0)
For the first time in program history, the San Jose State University women's tennis team is nationally ranked ... in the February 26 rankings conducted by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), the Spartans are ranked 64th in the Division I poll of 300-plus teams ... San Jose State presently has a two-match winning streak after a 6-1 win at the University of the Pacific on February 24 ... the Spartans notched their first victory over a nationally-ranked team since 2000 when they recorded a 4-3 triumph over #58-UNLV on February 15 ... San Jose State is the only Western Athletic Conference member listed in ITA's top-75 ... Individually, Spartan sophomore Klaudia Boczova from Slovakia is ranked 40th in singles.

SEATTLE U (3-5, 0-0)

Despite falling 7-0, the Redhawks were competitive against Eastern Washington ... the match itself lasted five hours while two matches saw third sets and there wre three tiebreakers played ... the No. 2 match pitting SU's Anna Lambert and EWU's Chrissy Uriate lasted about 2.5 hours itself ... the Redhawks' most successful singles player in dual competition is Lindsey Newman at 5-3 ... Newman and Sarah Lucas both have dual records of 5-3, are 5-2 playing together at No. 2 doubles ... the Redhawks' next match will take place Monday, Mar. 11 as part of a doubleheader between the school's men's and women's teams vs. North Dakota.

TEXAS STATE (3-3, 1-0)

The Bobcats dropped a 7-0 decision against intrastate rival SMU ... in the top singles match, Jessica Kahts held a 3-0 lead in the opening set before No. 93-ranked Edyta Cieplucha won four straight points and went on to capture the first set, 6-4 ... Cieplucha came back to win the second set 6-1 to win the match ... in the No. 2 match, Melissa Hadad dropped a 6-2, 6-2 decision against No. 118 Aleksandra Malyarchikova, while Monica Pieratt fell 6-2, 6-1 in her No. 3 match against Vaszilisza Bulgakova ... the Bobcats fell to 3-3 this season and will be idle until March 10 when they play host to UL Monroe at the Bobcat Tennis Complex.

UT ARLINGTON (1-2, 0-0)
The UT Arlington women defeated Air Force 4-3 Sunday afternoon ... the Mavericks picked up their first win of the season improving to 1-2 overall ... UTA started strong winning the doubles point heading into singles competition up 1-0 ... the Mavs took the first two singles before Air Force went on a run to get three points and tie the match, but UTA was able to pull through and finished the match 4-3 ... the women are back on the court Friday, Mar. 1 against Stephen F. Austin.

UTSA (4-3, 0-1)
The Roadrunners lost their only match last week ... a 6-1 setback at unbeaten Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... freshman Jacobea Junger picked up UTSA's only point with a 3-6, 6-2, 1-0(12-10) win at the top singles spot.

UTAH STATE (2-2, 0-0)
Utah State women's tennis defeated in-state rival Weber State in a home match Wednesday at the Sports Academy and Racquet Club, 5-2 ... in singles action, sophomore McKenzie Davis defeated Ashley Tanner at the No. 1 spot as Davis was winning the first set 5-0 before Tanner withdrew due to injury and the match was left unfinished ... the Aggies swept the doubles completion, finishing all three matches 8-3 ... Utah State will return to action next weekend as it plays at Arizona State on Friday, Mar. 1 at 1:30 p.m., and then plays at Arizona on Saturday, Mar. 2 at 10 a.m.



 

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