Cowgirl Tennis Drops Close Dual To Texas Tech

Feb. 4, 2000


The University of Wyoming CowgirlTennis team competed against the Texas Tech Red Raiders today inAlbuquerque, New Mexico at the Furr's Supermarkets Tennis Classic. TheCowgirls competed very well with the Red Raiders, however fell by a score of 6-3.

Melanie Roberts played number one singles for the Cowgirls againstTexas Tech's Amanda Earhart. The match went into three sets, withRoberts losing 6-4, 4-6, and 6-1.

Sarah Kay was next for the Cowgirls and was the first to gain avictory. She was defeated in the first set 2-6, however came backto win the second and third sets 6-3, 6-2 against AyakoSuzuki.

In number three singles, Sofi Espinosa was defeated by Sonnia Orellanain two sets scoring 6-3, 6-2. While in number four singles, ShirleyMendoza had a tight match, but was also defeated by her opponent,Michelle Colaninni, in three sets, 6-2, 1-6, and 6-4.

Angela Dossetor, competing in number five singles for the Cowgirls, wasdefeated by Noel Ruiz in two sets, 6-4, 6-2. Then, at number sixsingles Paulina del Monte gave the Cowgirls their second win. Shedominated Renee Pereira in two sets scoring 6-3, and 6-1.

In doubles the Cowgirls struggled early on with both number one and twodoubles losing to their opponents, however Angela Dossetor and Paulinadel Monte in number three doubles found victory over Christen Emmett andSonnia Orellana scoring 8-5. Sarah Kay and Melanie Roberts weredefeated by Amanda Earhart and Ayako Suzuki 8-5, while Shirley Mendozaand Sofi Espinosa were defeated by Sonnia Orellana and Noel Ruiz 8-4.


Amanda Earhart def. Melanie Roberts (UW) L 6-4, 4-6, 6-1Sarah Kay (UW) def. Ayako Suzuki W 2-6, 6-3, 6-2Sonnia Orellana def. Sofi Espinosa (UW) L 6-3, 6-2Michelle Colaninni def. Shirley Mendoza (UW) L 6-2, 1-6, 6-4Noel Ruiz def. Angela Dossetor (UW) L 6-4, 6-2Paulina del Monte (UW) def. Renee Pereira W 6-3, 6-1


Earhart/Suzuki def. Kay/M. Roberts (UW) L 8-5Colaninni/Ruiz def. Mendoza/Espinosa (UW) L 8-4Dossetor/del Monte (UW) def. Emmett/Orellana W 8-5