Miners Fall Short to NAU, 4-3

Rebeca Calvillo

Feb. 15, 2013

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico – The UTEP Tennis team came up short, 4-3, to Northern Arizona at the Linda Estes Tennis Complex Friday afternoon.

The Lumberjacks (1-4) gained the early lead on the Miners (3-4) on the doubles point. Juniors Marie Leblond and Gabi Vazquez won at No. 2 doubles over Nicole Perez and Ghizelene Doballah, 8-6. But the Miners lost the other two doubles matches that gave NAU the advantage.

Junior Rebeca Calvillo won, 6-3, 6-1, over Ghizelene Doballah at No. 1 singles, while Martina Trierweiler came out on the winning end, 6-2, 6-3, over Hannah Stone at No. 2 singles. Vazquez also won her singles match, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, over Malia Wahinepio, but Marie Leblond, who went 3-0 in last weekend’s singles matches, lost, 6-0, 6-3, to Johanna Vang.

The Miners continue their weekend in the Land of Enchantment when they face Pacific on Saturday morning (10 a.m. MT).

Singles competition

1. Rebeca Calvillo (UTEP) def. Ghizelene Doballah (NAU) 6-3, 6-1

2. Martina Trierweiler (UTEP) def. Hannah Stone (NAU) 6-2, 6-3

3. Johanna Vang (NAU) def. Marie Leblond (UTEP) 6-0, 6-3

4. Gabi Vazquez (UTEP) def. Malia Wahinepio (NAU) 2-6, 6-3, 6-3

5. Alice Pacaut (NAU) def. Matilda Rose Tench (UTEP) 6-2, 6-4

6. Nicole Perez (NAU) def. Jamie-Leigh Michau (UTEP) 6-2, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. Hannah Stone/Johanna Vang (NAU) def. Martina Trierweiler/Rebeca Calvillo (UTEP) 8-2

2. Marie LeBlond/Gabi Vazquez (UTEP) def. Nicole Perez/Ghizelene Doballah (NAU) 8-6

3. Malia Wahinepio/Alice Pacaut (NAU) def. Matilda Rose Tench/Jamie-Leigh Michau (UTEP) 8-2



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