Cowgirls Fall to Rams In Final Home Match

April 19, 2009


The Wyoming Cowgirl tennis team (7-15, 1-7 MWC) closed out the regular season with a 4-2 loss against the Colorado State Rams, on Sunday, in Laramie.

The Cowgirls started out strong by winning the doubles point. In the number one spot, Sarah Summerfield and Carly Van Hollen defeated Laura Neal and Lauren Strasburger, 8-3. Rebecca Berger and Jamie Nelson then beat Tori Arneson and Caitlin Fluegge, 8-4.

In singles play, the Cowgirls battled for only a few wins. In the number one spot, Summerfield played hard against Stasburger for the three set win, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. Berger struggled but couldn't pull out the win, losing to Neal 7-5, 3-6, 4-6. Van Hollen then lost to Arneson, 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, while Nelson played in the number four spot, and fell to Satherlie, 6-1, 7-5. Chaix played Stople but did not finish the match. To wrap up the day, Caryn Wykert lost to Fluegge 6-0, 6-2.

Wyoming will finish the out the season at the Mountain West Championships beginning on Wednesday, April 22, in Albuquerque, N.M. They will open up play against the Air Force Academy Falcons at 10 a.m.

CSU 4, Wyoming 2

1. Sarah Summerfield/Carly Van Hollen (WY) def. Laura Neal/Lauren Strasburger (CSU) 8-3
2. Rebecca Berger/Jamie Nelson (WY) def. Tori Arneson/Caitlin Fluegge (CSU) 8-4
3. Carolina Chaix/Calli Pass (WY) vs Greer Satherlie/Kirsten Stople (CSU) DNF

1. Sarah Summerfield (WY) def. Lauren Strasburger (CSU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
2. Laura Neal (CSU) def. Rebecca Berger (WY) 7-5, 3-6, 4-6
3. Tori Arneson (CSU) def. Carly Van Hollen (WY) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
4. Greer Satherlie (CSU) def. Jamie Nelson (WY) 6-1, 7-5
5. Carolina Chaix (CSU) vs Kirsten Stople (CSU) DNF
6. Caitlin Fluegge (CSU) def. Caryn Wykert (WY) 6-0, 6-2