UTEP Tennis Dominates Dominican University
Jan. 25, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Tennis is officially underway for the Miners after they swept all nine matches against the Penguins at the Castellucci Family Tennis Center on Friday.
Juniors Gaby Vazquez and Marie Leblond shutout the team of Gaby Verspieren/Emily Prescott, 8-0, at No. 2 in a doubles match, while freshman Matilda Tench and Jamie-Leigh Michau teamed up to win their first collegiate doubles match. Senior Martina Trierweilerand junior Rebecca Calvillo defeated Irina Morozova/Marissa Frazer, 8-4, at No. 1.
Trierweiler also won, 6-3, 6-2, at No.1 in a singles match.
First-year head coach Mark Roberts' squad will continue their opening weekend tomorrow at San Jose State (1 p.m. MT) and will then travel back to San Francisco to face the University of San Francisco (11 a.m.) on Sunday to complete the West Coast trip.
1. Martina Trierweiler/Rebeca Calvillo (UTEP) def. Irina Morozova/Marissa Frazer (Dominican) 8-4
2. Gabi Vazquez/Marie LeBlond (UTEP) def. Gaby Verspieren/Emily Prescott (Dominican) 8-0
3. Matilda Rose Tench/Jamie-Leigh Michau (UTEP) def. Maria Ariana Paradis/Francesca Katafias (Dominican) 8-3
1. Martina Trierweiler (UTEP) def. Irina Morozova (Dominican) 6-3, 6-2
2. Rebeca Calvillo (UTEP) def. Gaby Verspieren (Dominican) 6-0, 6-0
3. Marie Leblond (UTEP) def. Marissa Frazer (Dominican) 6-1, 6-4
4. Gabi Vazquez (UTEP) def. Emily Prescott (Dominican) 6-1, 6-4
5. Jamie-Leigh Michau (UTEP) def. Maria Ariana Paradis (Dominican) 6-3, 6-0
6. Matilda Rose Tench (UTEP) def. Francesca Katafias (Dominican) 6-0, 6-2