Wyoming Tennis Falls to No. 44 Utah

March 28, 2009

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -

In their third match of the week, the Wyoming Cowgirl Tennis Team fell 7-0 to 44th-ranked Utah Utes, on Saturday afternoon, in Salt Lake City.

The Utes earned the doubles point by winning all three matches. Cowgirls Sarah Summerfield and Carly Van Hollen started off with an 8-6 loss to Erin Monson and Andrea Maughan. UW's Rebecca Berger and Jamie Nelson fell to Anastasia Putilina and Lisa Johnson, 8-4. To wrap up doubles, Wyoming's Carolina Chaix and Calli Pass were defeated by Leigh Walsh and Evgenia Kryuchkova, 8-0.

The Cowgirls struggled in singles play as well. In the number one spot, Summerfield battled against Putilina but fell in three sets 7-6, 5-7, 10-5. Berger lost to Monson, 7-6, 6-2. Van Hollen also lost a tough one, 6-2, 2-6, 6-1, against Walsh. Nelson competed in the number four spot and fell to Johnson, 7-6, 6-4, while Chaix was defeated by Lexi Provancha, 6-0, 6-0. The Utes closed things out as Maughan defeated Pass, 6-0, 6-0.

Wyoming will head to Ogden, Utah to compete in their final match of the weekend. They will face the Weber State Wildcats on Sunday, March 29. The match is set to begin at 10 a.m.

Utah 7, Wyoming 0

Doubles
1. Erin Monson/Andrea Maughan (UT) def. Sarah Summerfield/Carly Van Hollen (WYO) 8-6
2. Anastasia Putilina/Lisa Johnson (UT) def. Jaime Nelson/Rebecca Berger (WYO) 8-4
3. Leigh Walsh/Evgenia Kryuchkova (UT) def. Calli Pass/Carolina Chaix (WYO) 8-0

Singles
1. Anastasia Putilina (UT) def. Sarah Summerfield (WYO) 7-6, 5-7, 10-5
2. Erin Monson (UT) def. Rebecca Berger (WYO) 7-6, 6-2
3. Leigh Walsh (UT) def. Carly Van Hollen (WYO) 6-2, 2-6, 6-1
4. Lisa Johnson (UT) def. Jaime Nelson (WYO) 7-6, 6-4
5. Lexi Provancha (UT) def. Carolina Chaix (WYO) 6-0, 6-0
6. Andrea Maughan (UT) def. Calli Pass (WYO) 6-0, 6-0