No. 66 New Mexico Slips by UTEP

Rebeca Calvillo and Davina Meza

March 22, 2014

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EL PASO, Texas - Rebeca Calvillo and Davina Meza notched their 11th doubles win of the season, but UTEP lost the doubles point and eventually the match to No. 66 New Mexico, 4-3, on Saturday afternoon at the El Paso Tennis Club.

Calvillo and Meza defeated Misa Bezdickova and Lizette Blankers, 8-4, to improve to 11-3 at the No. 1 position during the spring season. The doubles point was settled during a grueling match on court No. 2. The team of Natasha Smith/Meredith Hopson slipped by the duo of Marie LeBlond/Daphne Visscher, 8-7 (10-8).

In singles action, Calvillo handled Bezdickova, 6-3, 6-4, on court No. 1, while Daphne Visscher beat Hopson, 7-5, 6-0, at the No. 5 spot. It took Meza three sets to get by Blankers, 6-2, 1-6, 6-4, at the No. 2 position. On court No. 3, Marie LeBlond took the first set from Dominique Dulski, 6-4, but fell in the next two, 6-1, 6-0.

UTEP will take on NM State on Sunday at the El Paso Tennis Club (10 a.m.) to close out the weekend.

Singles competition

1. Rebeca Calvillo (UTEP) def. BEZDICKOVA, Misa (UNMWTEN) 6-3, 6-4

2. Davina Meza (UTEP) def. BLANKERS, Lizette (UNMWTEN) 6-2, 1-6, 6-4

3. DULSKI, Dominique (UNMWTEN) def. Marie LeBlond (UTEP) 4-6, 6-1, 6-0

4. SMITH, Natasha (UNMWTEN) def. Gabi Vazquez (UTEP) 6-4, 6-3

5. Daphne Visscher (UTEP) def. HOPSON, Meredith (UNMWTEN) 7-5, 6-0

6. BHAT, Rachana (UNMWTEN) def. Matilda Rose Tench (UTEP) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. Rebeca Calvillo/Davina Meza (UTEP) def. BEZDICKOVA, Misa/BLANKERS, Lizette (UNMWTEN) 8-4

2. SMITH, Natasha/HOPSON, Meredith (UNMWTEN) def. Marie LeBlond/Daphne Visscher (UTEP) 8-7 (10-8)

3. DULSKI, Dominique/OLIVIER, Emily (UNMWTEN) def. Matilda Rose Tench/Gabi Vazquez (UTEP) 8-2



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