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This Week in WAC Women's Tennis - Mar. 5
Courtesy: Rich Clarkson and Associates

Schedule

Wednesday, Mar. 6
Eastern Washington at Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, 1:00 p.m. PT
No. 19 TCU at UT Arlington, Arlington, Texas, 6:00 p.m. CT

Thursday, Mar. 7
Wichita State at UT Arlington, Arlington, Texas, 2:00 p.m. CT

Friday, Mar. 8
Utah State at UNLV, Las Vegas, Nev., 9:00 a.m. PT
Western New Mexico at New Mexico State, Las Cruces, N.M.,  2:00 p.m. MT
Saturday, Mar. 9Utah State vs. UC Riverside, Las Vegas, Nev., 9:00 a.m. PT
Southern Utah at No. 66 San Jose State, San Jose, Calif., 10:00 a.m. PT
Southern at Louisiana Tech, Ruston, La., 2:00 p.m. CT
No. 55 Denver vs. BYU, Eugene, Ore., 2:00 p.m. PT

Sunday, Mar. 10
Tarleton State at New Mexico State, Las Cruces, N.M., 10:00 a.m. MT
Texas State at No. 26 Rice, Houston, Texas, 12:00 p.m. CT
Grambling State at Louisiana Tech, Ruston, La., 1:00 p.m. CT
No. 55 Denver at Oregon, Eugene, Ore., 12:00 p.m. PT
Utah State vs. Yougnstown State, New Orleans, La., 2:00 p.m. CT

Monday, Mar. 11
North Dakota at Seattle U, Seattle, Wash., 3:30 p.m. PT

WAC NOTES

DENVER (6-2, 0-0)
The University of Denver women's tennis team defeated Wyoming 5-2 on Friday and No. 73 Princeton, 4-3 on Sunday ... the Pioneers now own a five-match winning streak ... Sophia Bergner defeated Wyoming's Veronica Popovici 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 in No. 1 singles ... Bergner also claimed a 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) victory over Princeton's Lindsay Graff in the No. 1 spot ... the Pioneers hit the road next weekend to face BYU and Oregon.

IDAHO (3-7, 0-0)
The Idaho women's tennis team went 1-2 in three tight matches in Bozeman, Mont., over the weekend, beating Montana State 4-3 and falling 4-3 to New Mexico and 5-2 to Montana ... Idaho's match against Montana State was a tight one ... All three doubles matches were decided by two sets as Victoria Lozano and Almudena Sanz won 9-7 at No. 1 and Constance Alexander and Belen Barcenilla won 8-6 at No. 2 to give Idaho the point. Flores and Alejandra Lozano lost 9-7 at No. 3 doubles ... Idaho moves to 3-7 on the season ... the Vandals return to action on March 6 when they host Eastern Washington at 3 p.m. Idaho will travel to New Orleans, La., to face Youngstown State on March 10 and Xavier of Louisiana on March 12.

LOUISIANA TECH (2-3, 0-0)
The Louisiana Tech tennis team picked up their first road win of the season by defeating UALR 5-2 on Saturday ... LA Tech ended their three-game losing streak in a match that saw four of the six singles matches go to three sets ... the Lady Techsters grabbed the all-important doubles point against UALR ... the No. 2 duo of Melanie Urvoy and Taly Merker made quick work of their match, winning 8-2 over Dane Vorster and Kamilla Galieva ... Sophie Heldoorn notched her first win of the season at the No. 6 position with a straight sets win of 6-3, 6-1 ... the Lady Techsters return home next weekend to face Southern on Saturday.

NEW MEXICO STATE (1-7, 0-0)

The New Mexico State women's tennis team was defeated 5-2 by the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks on Sunday morning, March 3, at the Aggie Tennis Center ... the Aggies move to 1-7 on the season ... while Denise Van Der Ben and Annemieke Witte picked up an 8-4 win on the second court in doubles, it was not enough to get the point ... in singles play, Witte picked up a three-set win at the fourth court ... the Aggies get comfortable at home with two matches next weekend at the Aggies Tennis Center ... first, NM State hosts Western New Mexico on March 8 and then welcomes Tarleton State on March 10.   
 
SAN JOSE STATE (7-4, 0-0)
 In a close non-conference dual match against UC Davis, San Jose State University swept doubles competition but fell short 4-3 against the Aggies ... in singles match play Julianna Bacelar and Chau Truong each came away with a win in straight sets against UC Davis ... the four-plus hour match came down to the third set of number-two singles between Leon Chao of San Jose State and Layla Sanders of UC Davis ... Sanders captured the set, 6-4, for a 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 win ... San Jose State continues their season with another home match against Southern Utah on March 9.

SEATTLE U (3-5, 0-0)
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 at Amy Yee Tennis Center in Seattle ... this match will be part of a doubleheader between the school's mens' and women's teams, with the men kicking things off at 12:00 p.m. PT.

TEXAS STATE (3-3, 1-0)
Texas State won the first of two consecutive matches that the Bobcats play against ranked teams with a 5-2 victory over No. 75 Louisiana-Monroe on Sunday ... the Bobcats will play their next match at No. 26 Rice on Sunday, Mar. 10.

UT ARLINGTON (1-4, 0-0)
The UT Arlington women's tennis team will host the No. 19 TCU Horned Frogs Wednesday, March 6 at the UTA Tennis Center ... the Mavericks have lost two matches in a row and a 1-4 overall this season ... TCU is 7-1 this season and its only loss came in early February when the Crimson Tide defeated the Frogs 4-1 in Fort Worth ... last season the two cross-town rivals met at the Frog's home court and defeated the Mavericks in a 6-1 with Liucija Smaizyte winning her singles match at the No. 5 position.

UTSA (5-5, 0-1)
UTSA went 1-2 last week in three matches at home ... the Roadrunners knocked off Sam Houston State to salvage the week after losing to No. 34 Rice an No. 75 Louisiana-Monroe ... UTSA will take the week off before embarking on a five-match road trip the following week.

UTAH STATE (2-4, 0-0)
The Aggies went 0-2 over the weekend in Arizona ... Friday Utah State lost 7-0 to Arizona State ... On Saturday, Utah State women's tennis fell at Arizona, 7-0, Saturday. With the loss USU is now 2-4 on the season ... at No. 1 singles, sophomore McKenzie Davis was defeated in straight sets by Lacey Smyth (6-2, 6-2) ... at No. 5 singles, freshman Kallie Sperry fell to Shayne Austin in straight sets (6-1, 6-3), and at No. 6 singles, sophomore Hillary Hays fell in straight sets to Inge Hendrix (6-2, 6-2) ... the Aggies will now travel to Las Vegas, Nev. on Friday and Saturday, March 8-9 to take on UNLV and UC Riverside.

 

Tennis-W
WAC
Overall
Chicago State
0-0
0-0
Grand Canyon
0-0
0-0
Missouri-Kansas City
0-0
0-0
New Mexico State
0-0
0-0
Seattle U
0-0
0-0
Texas-Pan American
0-0
0-0
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Chicago State -
Grand Canyon -
UMKC -
New Mexico State -
Seattle U -
UTPA -