UTEP Tennis Victorious Against Drake University, 4-3
Feb. 8, 2013
Des Moines, Iowa – First-year head coach Mark Roberts’ squad won their second match of the season matching last season’s total. The Miners (2-2) outmatched Drake University, 4-3, at Roger Knapp Tennis Center.
“It was a good, close match,” Roberts said. “Drake was a good, competitive team and the girls stepped it up tonight. They fought hard and I’m really proud of them. We’ve been working hard the last few weeks and it’s paying off.”
UTEP’s veterans led the way as junior Rebeca Calvillo defeated Klavdija Rebol, 6-1, 6-4, at No. 1 singles and senior Martina Trierweiler handled Nell Boyd, 6-2, 6-2, at No. 2 singles. Juniors Gabi Vazquez and Marie Leblond notched the other two victories for the Orange and Blue.
LeBlond and Vazquez teamed up to beat Lea Kozulic and Evy Van Genechten in a No. 2 doubles match.
The Miners will face South Dakota (2-0) Saturday afternoon (3 p.m. MT) in Iowa.
1. Rebeca Calvillo (UTEP) def. Klavdija Rebol (DU) 6-1, 6-4
2.Martina Trierweiler (UTEP) def. Nell Boyd (DU) 6-2, 6-2
3.Gabi Vazquez (UTEP) def. Lea Kozulic (DU) 6-4, 6-4
4. Marie Leblond (UTEP) def. Jordan Eggleston (DU) 6-2, 6-2
5. Evy Van Genechten (DU) vs. Jamie-Leigh Michau (UTEP) 6-2, 6-0
6. Maddie Johnson (DU) vs. Matilda Rose Tench (UTEP) 6-0, 6-1
1. Jordan Eggleston/Klavdija Rebol (DU) def. Rebeca Calvillo/Martina Trierweiler (UTEP) 8-5
2. Marie LeBlond/Gabi Vazquez (UTEP) def. Lea Kozulic/Evy Van Genechten (DU) 8-7 (5)
3. Nell Boyd/Ali Patterson (DU) def. Jamie-Leigh Michau/Matilda Rose Tench (UTEP) 8-3