Cowgirl Tennis Earns Second Spring Season Win at Home

Feb. 28, 2009

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

On Saturday morning, in Laramie, the Wyoming Cowgirl tennis team dominated and won their second match of the dual season with a 6-1 victory over the Portland State Vikings.

"We are pleased with the way we played today and the crowd helped us a lot," said UW head coach Kati Gyulai. "We focused from start to finish and really executed well. We are looking forward to playing against Metro State tomorrow afternoon."

Wyoming earned the doubles point by sweeping all three matches. The day started with Carly Van Hollen and Sarah Summerfield defeating Molly Knox and Caitlin Stocking, 8-2. In the number two spot, Rebecca Berger and Jamie Nelson beat Alyssa Ferry and Anya Dalkin, 8-3. Carolina Chaix and walk-on Kori Nochbaur finished with an 8-7 win against Victoria Bravo and Kylea Gleason.

The Cowgirls took control early in singles play by taking five of six matches. Summerfield started off in the number one spot with a win against Knox, 6-2, 6-1. Berger followed with a two set win, 6-1, 7-6 over Ferry. Van Hollen beat Dalkin, 6-1, 6-1. In the number four spot, Chaix defeated Stocking, 6-3, 6-1, while Nelson earned a 6-1, 6-1 win over Bravo. In the number six spot, Nochbaur lost 6-4, 6-0 to Gleason.

The Cowgirls will now head to Colorado Springs to take on Metro State on Sunday, March 1, followed by UNC Greensboro on Monday, March 2.

Wyoming 6, Portland State 1

Doubles
1. Summerfield, Sarah/Van Hollen, Carly (WY) def. Knox, Molly/Stocking, Caitlin (PSU) 8-2
2. Berger, Rebecca/Nelson, Jaime (WY) def. Ferry, Alyssa/Dalkin, Anya (PSU) 8-3
3. Chaix, Carolina/Nochbaur, Kori (WY) def. Bravo, Victoria/Gleason, Kylea (PSU) 8-7

Singles
1. Summerfield, Sarah (WY) def. Knox, Molly (PSU) 6-2, 6-1
2. Berger, Rebecca (WY) def. Ferry, Alyssa (PSU) 6-1, 7-6
3. Van Hollen, Carly (WY) def. Dalkin, Anya (PSU) 6-1, 6-1
4. Chaix, Carolina (WY) def. Stocking, Caitlin (PSU) 6-3, 6-1
5. Nelson, Jaime (WY) def. Bravo, Victoria (PSU) 6-1, 6-1
6. Gleason, Kylea (PSU) def. Nochbaur, Kori (WY) 6-4, 6-0