Cowgirls Top Bowling Green 5-2 in Tennis Dual

Feb. 23, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Wyoming won four of the sixindividual matches and won the doubles point on their way to a 5-2victory over Bowling Green Thursday in Cheyenne. The Cowgirls receivedwins from two freshman and their two upperclassmen in the victory.

The key to the victory came in doubles action, where Wyoming won two ofthe three matches, thus earning the one team point out of doubles play.The UW doubles teams of Jenny Bowman/Angela Dossetor and ToniTerhaar/Paulina del Monte both won their matches. Bowman and Dossetorwon their match 8-4 and Terhaar and del Monte won 8-6. The Cowgirl teamof Stacy Kneese and Sofi Espinosa lost their match 8-6

Freshman Jenny Bowman won her No. 1 singles match over Meghan Rhodes6-0, 5-7, 6-2. It was a big win for Wyoming as it extended their lead.Espinosa won the match at No.3 singles over Erika Wasilewski 7-6, 7-5.Wyoming's lone senior Angela Dossetor defeated Lisa Maloney 6-4, 6-1 inthe No. 4 singles match. Freshman Toni Terhaar defeated Gaby Coello6-4, 2-6 (10-7) in the No. 5 singles match.

With the victory Wyoming moved its overall record to 3-5 on the season.

"The key to our victory was winning the doubles point," said Wyominghead coach Pam Wildt. "Earning that point really fired us up. Bywinning that point, it totally turned our team around. Instead of goinginto singles action a little nervous, we had some confidence. We playedreally well and we're excited to get the victory. It was anerve-racking match, but it turned out well for us."

Complete match results:

DOUBLES

No. 1 Bowman/Dossetor (WYO)defeated Bratton/Howitt(BG) 8-4 No. 2 Wasilewski/Maloney (BG)defeated Kneese/Espinosa (WYO) 8-6 No. 3 Terhaar/del Monte (WYO)defeated Coello/Rhodes (BG) 8-6

SINGLES

No. 1 Jenny Bowman (WYO)defeated Meghan Rhodes (BG) 6-0, 5-7, 6-2 No. 2 Abby Bratton (BG)defeated Stacy Kneese (WYO) 7-5, 7-6 No. 3 Sofi Espinosa (WYO)defeated Erika Wasilewski (BG) 7-6, 7-5 No. 4 Angela Dossetor (WYO)defeated Lisa Maloney (BG) 6-4, 6-1 No. 5 Toni Terhaar (WYO)defeated Gaby Coello (BG) 6-4, 2-6 (10-7) No. 6 Tracy Howitt (BG)defeated Paulina del Monte (WYO) 6-2, 6-4