Cowgirl Tennis Edged By Cougars

April 5, 2008


The Wyoming Cowgirl tennis team (10-8 overall, 1-3 in the MWC) opened up the weekend with a 4-2 loss against the BYU Cougars, on Saturday afternoon, in Laramie.

The Cougars took four of six singles matches in a close fought match. They would win matches at one, two, three and five. At the number four position, UW's Sarah Summerfield defeated Elizaveta Ezhova, 6-2, 6-3. Cowgirl Brittany DeFelice also earned a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Jocelyn Jensen. Wyoming senior Corina Lazar was defeated by Anastasia Surkova, 7-6, 6-1, while UW's Rebecca Berger lost 6-4 ,6-3 to Kristina Doerr. Cowgirl Carly Van Hollen fell to Chie Hayasaka, 6-4, 7-5, while Wyoming senior Michelle Brown battled it ou to a three set loss, 6-2, 5-7, 6-2.

Doubles were scheduled but not played.

Wyoming will play their final home match tomorrow against the Utah Utes. The match is set to begin at 10:00 a.m.

BYU 4 Wyoming 2

1. Anastasiua Surkova (BYU) def. Corina Lazar (WY) 7-6, 6-1
2. Kristina Doerr (BYU) def. Rebecca Berger (WY) 6-4, 6-3
3. Chie Hayasaka (BYU ) def. Carly Van Hollen (WY) 6-4, 7-5
4. Sarah Summerfield (WY) def. Elizaveta Ezhova 6-2, 6-3
5. Elle Carney (BYU) def. Michelle Brown (WY), 6-2, 5-7, 6-2
6. Brittany DeFelice (WYO) def. Jocelyn Jensen (BYU), 6-3, 6-3

1. Chang/Doerr (BYU) vs. Rebecca Berger/Corina Lazar (WY), DNF
2. Surkova/Jensen (BYU) vs. Michelle Brown/Carly Van Hollen (WY) DNP
3. Hayaska/Carney (BYU) vs. Brittany DeFelice/Jamie Nelson (WY), DNP