No. 66 New Mexico Slips by UTEP
March 22, 2014
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.
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
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