Wyoming Tennis Falls 5-2 against Drake

March 8, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa -

The Wyoming women's tennis team closed out the weekend with a 5-2 loss against the Drake Bulldogs. The Cowgirls are now 5-5 on the spring season.

Drake took an early 1-0 lead by winning two of three doubles matches. The team of Dorottya Jonas and Silviya Zhelyazkova lost to Nell Boyd and Maddie Johnson, 6-3, while Mariel Ante and Adrienne Jensen defeated Magdalena Stencel and Jessica Parizher, 6-3.

In singles action, the Cowgirls were only able to win only two matches on the day. They would earn their first point as Stencel won in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2, over Ante. Johnson won 6-2, 6-1 over Nastya Tokareva while Summer Brills defeated Jonas in two set, 6-2, 6-3. Drake clinched the match as Zhelyazkova fell to Jensen at the number five position, 6-2, 7-5.

In the final two matches of the day, Lea Kozulic beat Christa Gecheva, 6-1, 7-6 (4) and Parizher won in three sets, 4-6, 7-6 (9-7), 10-8, against Boyd.

Wyoming will return to action on Sunday as it hosts the Montana Grizzlies. The match is set for 10 a.m. MT.at the UW Indoor Tennis Complex.


Drake 5, Wyoming 2
Mar 08, 2015 at Des Moines, Iowa (Roger Knapp Tennis Center)
Singles
1. Stencel, Magdalena (WY) def. Ante, Mariel (DU) 6-2, 6-2
2. Brills, Summer (DU) def. Jonas, Dorottya (WY) 6-2, 6-3
3. Johnson, Maddie (DU) def. Tokareva, Nastya (WY) 6-2, 6-1
4. Parizher, Jessica (WY) def. Boyd, Nell (DU) 4-6, 7-6 (9-7), 10-8
5. Jensen, Adrienne (DU) def. Zhelyazkova, Silviya (WY) 6-2, 7-5
6. Kozulic, Lea (DU) def. Gecheva, Christa (WYOMING) 6-1, 7-6 (7-4)

Doubles
1. Ante, Mariel/Jensen, Adrienne (DU) def. Stencel, Magdalena/Parizher, Jessica (WY) 6-3
2. Boyd, Nell/Johnson, Maddie (DU) def. Jonas, Dorottya/Zhelyazkova, Silviya (WY) 6-3
3. Eggleston, Jordan/Herder, Tess (DU) vs. Gecheva, Christa/Espinosa, Alma (WYOMING) 4-5, DNF

Order of finish: Doubles (2,1); Singles (1,3,2,5,6,4)