April 26, 2002
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
The University of Wyomingwomen's tennis team lost in the consolation round of theMountain West Conference Championships Friday, bowing 4-0 toUtah.
The MWC Championships, held in Provo, Utah and hosted byBrigham Young University, conclude tomorrow. Theeighth-seeded Cowgirls topped the number-five seed Utah 4-3in the regular season but weren't able to overcome a solidUte squad this time around.
Cowgirl sophomores Jenny Bowman and Jen Hancock landedWyoming's only win of the day, topping Irini Kotoglou andAllison Hansen 8-3 in no. 1 doubles. The Utes, however,roared back with wins in no. 2 and no. 3 doubles play tograb the doubles point and establish a 1-0 lead.
Utah then closed out the match by picking up three singleswins. Linn Ronnberg defeated Yuliani Santi 6-1, 6-2 in no. 2doubles, Ellen Svensson topped Jen Hancock 6-2, 6-3 in thethird position and Allison Hansen clinched the match with a6-1, 6-1 victory over Ivana Milosevic in no. 6 singles. Theother matches in progress weren't finished.
The loss finishes the 2001-02 season for the Cowgirls (6-15).
Complete Match Results:
SINGLES1. Sherri Esrock (UU) Jenny Bowman (WYO) DNF2. Linn Ronnberg (UU) def. Yuliani Santi (WYO) 6-1, 6-23. Ellen Svensson (UU) def. Jen Hancock (WYO) 6-2, 6-34. Cassie Kastler (UU) Paulina del Monte (WYO) DNF5. Irini Kotoglou (UU) Kati Gyulai (WYO) DNF6. Allison Hansen (UU) def. Ivana Milosevic (WYO) 6-1, 6-1
DOUBLES1. Bowman/Hancock (WYO) def. Kotoglou/Hansen (UU) 8-32. Svensson/Kastler (UU) def. Santi/del Monte (WYO) 8-43. Ronnberg/Esrock (UU) def. Terhaar/Gyulai (WYO) 8-2