UTEP Cruises Past Texas State

SAN MARCOS, Texas -- UTEP captured five singles wins and garnered two doubles wins to cruise past Texas State 6-1 on Sunday in San Marcos, Texas. The win brings the Miners to 3-0, the best start since the 1998-99 season.

UTEP's Martina Rezar, Gilat Barzilai, Adriana Boykova and Danielle King garnered two-match victories against the Bobcats to secure four points for the Miners. Joanna Furdyna defeated Texas-States' Margaret Potyrala in three sets, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 to garner UTEP's fifth point.

In doubles action, Furdyna and Katherine Palider teamed up for an 8-4 win over Melanie Hall and Gillian Derksen at No. 2, while the tandem of Spirta and King topped the Bobcats' Katie Felder and Laura Gomez, 8-2 at No. 3.

The Miners will return for a three-match stint at home starting Friday against Louisiana Tech at 2 p.m. at the El Paso Tennis Club. They will host Hawaii on Sunday at 10 a.m. and New Mexico State on Feb. 20.

UTEP 6, Texas State 1

Sirola/Potyrala (TXST) def. Boykova/Rezar (UTEP), 9-7
Furdyna/Palider (UTEP) def. Hall/Derksen (TXST), 8-4
King/Spirta (UTEP) def. Felder/Gomez (TXST), 8-2

Martina Rezar (UTEP) def. Melanie Hall (TXST), 6-3, 6-4
Leja Sirola (TXST) def. Ta Spirta (UTEP), 6-4, 4-6, (10-5)
Joanna Furdyna (UTEP) def. Margaret Potyrala (TXST), 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
Gilat Barzilai (UTEP) def. Gillian Derksen (TXST), 6-0, 6-4
Adriana Boykova (UTEP) def. Katie Felder (TXST), 6-1, 6-1
Danielle King (UTEP) def. Celina Gomez (TXST), 6-1, 6-0



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