Cowgirl Tennis Completes Season At MWC Tournament

April 29, 2000

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The University of Wyoming Cowgirlsplayed their final match at the Mountain West Conference TennisChampionships today against the Utah Utes. The Cowgirls were lookingfor their first win at the tournament, however couldn't earn a victory andlost by a score of 6-0.

The day started with Melanie Roberts struggling against Utah's MeganPayne-Dorny, who has been nationally ranked this season. Roberts fellin two sets, scoring 6-3, 6-0. Next for the Cowgirls was senior, Sarah Kaywho took her opponent into three sets, however lost the final set by ascore of 7-5. The only other Cowgirl to take her opponent into splitsets was senior, Shirley Mendoza. She lost a close second and third setto Utah's Irini Kotoglou scoring 2-6, 7-6, 6-3.

The Cowgirls finished eighth in the MWC and end their season with anoverall record of 8-14 and 1-7 in the MWC.

Singles

1.Melanie Roberts (WYO) vs. Megan Payne-Dorny (UU) L 6-3, 6-02.Sarah Kay (WYO) vs. Cassie Kasteler (UU) L 6-4, 4-6, 7-53.Sofia Espinosa (WYO) vs. Frida Karled (UU) L 7-6, 6-34.Shirley Mendoza (WYO) vs. Irini Kotoglou (UU) L 2-6, 7-6, 6-35.Angela Dossetor (WYO) vs. Linn Ronnberg (UU) L 6-3, 6-26.Amanda Roberts (WYO) vs. Brooke Wilkinson (UU) L 6-4, 6-2