DENVER (13-3, 6-0)
The University of Denver women’s tennis team is ranked No. 57 in the latest ITA poll, which was released Tuesday, April 9 ... the Pioneers defeated Texas State 6-0 on Friday and both San Jose State 4-3 and Seattle 4-0 on Saturday to improve to 6-0 in WAC play ... the Pioneers travel to Las Cruces, N.M. this weekend to take on Utah State on Saturday, April 13 and New Mexico State on Sunday, April 14.
IDAHO (8-10, 2-3)
The Idaho women’s tennis team dropped a pair of Western Athletic Conference matches to UT Arlington and Louisiana Tech in Arlington, Texas to wrap up the weekend ... Idaho fell 4-1 to LA Tech and 4-2 to UT Arlington to fall to 8-10 on the season and 2-3 in WAC play ... the Vandals won the doubles point against UTA with wins at No. 1 and No. 3 doubles, but only Victoria Lozano at No. 1 could pull out a singles victory as the Mavs won close matches at Nos. 3-6 to get the win ... Idaho won the doubles point with wins at No. 1 and 3 again against LA Tech, but it was the only point the Vandals would put on the board, as the Lady Techsters won at Nos. 2, 3, 4 and 6 singles for the 4-1 win ... the Vandals face Gonzaga in Spokane, Wash., on April 10 at 6 p.m. before playing three straight WAC matches at home against Seattle U on April 12, San Jose State on April 13 and Texas State on April 14.
NEW MEXICO STATE (5-14, 1-6)
The New Mexico State women’s tennis team fell in two straight WAC duals to wrap the weekend in San Antonio ... the Aggies fell 4-0 to Idaho on Saturday, April 6, and then suffered a 4-0 loss to UTSA on Sunday afternoon, April 7 ... the Aggies head into the final week of competition before the WAC Tournament by hosting Utah State on Friday, April 12, and then welcoming Denver on Sunday, April 14, for Senior Day.
SAN JOSE STATE (14-5, 6-1)
In a battle of the two top women’s tennis teams in the WAC, No. 61 University of Denver defeated No. 66 San Jose State University, 4-3 ... the Spartans had their seven-match winning streak stopped as teh Pioneers won their fifth in a row ... in singles play, No. 44 Klaudia Boczova and Sabastiani Leon Chao each came away with a victory in straight sets ... Boczova, playing #1, defeated Sophia Bergner of Denver 6-2, 6-4, winning the first point for San Jose State ... the Spartans conclude the 2012-13 regular season as they travel to Moscow, Idaho to take on UTSA and the University of Idaho on Friday, April 12 through Saturday, April 13.
SEATTLE U (5-14, 0-7)
Lindsey Newman has the best singles record of the season winning 10 matches and losing 9 ... in doubles play, four Redhawks are tied with an 8-9 dual doubles record. Kristen James and Corinne Wurden are both 8-9, having gone 8-8 while playing together ... Newman and Sarah Lucas are also 8-9, going 8-8 while partnered together as well ... the Redhawks will take their final regular season road trip this weekend, traveling east to Moscow, Idaho for conference matches with Idaho and UTSA ... they will also stop in Cheney, Wash., on the way back to face in-state rival Eastern Washington ... the Redhawks have never met UTSA in competition, but have gone 3-6 against Eastern Washington and 0-5 versus Idaho.
TEXAS STATE (7-8, 4-4)
The Texas State women’s tennis team won four singles matches en route to winning their fourth Western Athletic Conference match of the season with a 4-3 victory over Utah State ... the Bobcats opened the day dropping a team doubles point when Jessica Kahts and Monica Pieratt dropped an 8-2 decision against McKenzie Davis and Jaci West in the No. 1 match and Melissa Hadad and Mariana Perez suffered a hard-fought 8-6 setback against Kallie Sperry and Kristina Voytsekhovich ... the Bobcats came back to capture the victory when Pieratt won a 6-0, 6-3 decision over Voytsekhovich, 6-0, 6-3 in the No. 3 match.
UTSA (6-11, 1-5)
UTSA ended a six-match losing streak and closed out its home schedule with a 4-0 victory against New Mexico State on Sunday afternoon ... the Roadrunners raced out early to a 1-0 lead after winning the top two doubles contests ... UTSA then picked up three consecutive points in singles play to complete the shutout ... Jacobea Junger paced the Birds in singles with a 6-2, 6-4 victory at the top spot ... the Roadrunners will head to Moscow, Idaho, next weekend for a trio of matches to close out the regular season.
UTAH STATE (5-9, 1-4)
Utah State women’s tennis defeated Seattle, 4-3, at home Sunday to improve to 5-9 on the season including a 1-4 record in Western Athletic Conference play ... McKenzie Davis defeated Anna Lambert in straight sets at the No. 1 spot (6-0, 6-1) ... Kallie Sperry defeated Sarah Lucas in three sets (6-2, 4-6, 6-3) ... The Aggies will now take a break from WAC play as they travel to El Paso, Texas to take on UTEP on Thursday, Apr. 11.