MINERS
UTEP Tennis Cruises Past Northern Arizona in Home Opener

Rebeca Calvillo


Rebeca Calvillo

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Feb. 14, 2014

UTEP swept all three doubles matches, then received singles wins from Rebeca Calvillo, Davina Meza, Marie Leblond, Daphne Visscher and Matilda Rose Tench to dispatch of Northern Arizona, 6-1, on Friday.

The Miners moved to 2-5 on the young season with a victory in their home opener.

"It feels good to get our first win at home," UTEP coach Myriam Sopel said. "Everybody contributed. We did well across the board. We're happy with the win and looking forward to playing Lamar on Sunday."

Straight-set singles victors for the Miners were Calvillo, who topped Emelia Box 6-3 6-1, and Meza, who edged Johanna Vang 6-3 6-4.

The Miners will host Lamar at 10 a.m. on Sunday at the El Paso Tennis Club.

UTEP 6, NAU 1
DOUBLES
1. Rebeca Calvillo/Davina Meza (UTEP) d. Emelia Box/Hailey Rochin (NAU) 8-6
2. Marie LeBlond/Daphne Visscher (UTEP) d. Johanna Vang/Tatum Rochin (NAU) 8-5
3. Matilda Rose Tench/Gabi Vazquez (UTEP) d. Sarah Maria Spruch/Jordan Denesik (NAU) 8-3

SINGLES
1. Calvillo (UTEP) d. Box (NAU) 6-3, 6-1
2. Meza (UTEP) d. Vang (NAU) 6-3, 6-4
3. LeBlond (UTEP) d. H. Rochin (NAU) 2-6, 6-0, 6-1
4. J. Denesik (NAU) d. Vazquez (UTEP) 1-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5
5. Visscher (UTEP) d. T. Rochin (NAU) 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 10-8
6. Tench (UTEP) d. Spruch (NAU) 6-3, 6-7 (6-8), 6-4