Sacramento State stings UTEP Tennis, 5-2
Feb. 9, 2014
TUCSON, Ariz. - The UTEP women's tennis team fell to Sacramento State, 5-2, on Sunday afternoon at the Lanelle Robson Tennis Center.
The Hornets (1-4) took the doubles point from the Miners (1-5) to carry momentum into the singles matches.
Senior Rebeca Calvillo defeated Jennifer Nguyen 6-4, 0-6, 1-0 (10-5) at no. 1 singles, while junior Davina Meza was victorious over Alina Soltanici, 6-4, 6-4, at no. 2 singles. That was all UTEP could muster up. Freshman Daphne Visscher was taken to a third set against Olivia Boija, but fell short, 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (10-2).
The Miners open their home slate on Valentines Day (Friday, Feb. 14) against Northern Arizona (10 a.m. MT) at the El Paso Tennis Club. UTEP will continue its home weekend versus Lamar on Feb. 16 (10 a.m.).
1. Rebeca Calvillo (UTEP) def. NGUYEN, Jennifer (SAC) 6-4, 0-6, 1-0 (10-5)
2. Davina Meza (UTEP) def. SOLTANICI, Alina (SAC) 6-4, 6-4
3. SAVCHENKO, Daria (SAC) def. Marie LeBlond (UTEP) 7-6, 6-2
4. BULATOVAITE, D. (SAC) def. Gabi Vazquez (UTEP) 6-3, 7-5
5. BOIJA, Olivia (SAC) def. Daphne Visscher (UTEP) 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (10-2)
6. LOHSCHEIDT, Sophie (SAC) def. Matilda Rose Tench (UTEP) 6-2, 7-6
1. Rebeca Calvillo/Davina Meza (UTEP) def. BOIJA, Olivia/LOHSCHEIDT, Sophie (SAC) 7-6
2. BULATOVAITE, D./SAVCHENKO, Daria (SAC) def. Marie LeBlond/Gabi Vazquez (UTEP) 6-1
3. KNOEBL, Katharina/SOLTANICI, Alina (SAC) def. Matilda Rose Tench/Daphne Visscher (UTEP) 6-2
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