Wyoming Tennis Wraps Up Play at CU Invite

Sept. 21, 2008

BOULDER, Colo. -

The Wyoming Cowgirl tennis team concluded play on Sunday, at the Colorado Invitational in Boulder.

"We played a lot of matches this weekend," said UW head coach Kati Gyulai. "We are excited about the improvements we made and are anxious to start practicing to get ready for our next tournament."

It was a tough day in doubles play as Wyoming could only manage two victories out of seven. In their only match of the day, Rebecca Berger and Sarah Summerfield earned an 8-3 win against Jill Kappel and Luiza Xavier of Northern Colorado. Berger and Summerfield are 6-2 so far in doubles play this far. The other team to come away with a win was Brittany DeFelice and Jamie Nelson as they defeated Jill Kappel and Luiza Xavier, also by a score of 8-6. They would fall in their second match against Shivani Dave (Illinois) and Megumi Voight (Air Force), 8-6.

In other action, Ronnie Spencer and Carly Van Hollen lost twice against Tabatha Knop and Manuela Santos (UNC), 8-6, and Amy Allin and Marisa Lambropoulos (Illinois), 8-1. Carolina Chaix and Virginia Iwinski fell to Tiffany Knop and Hannah LaForest (UNC), 8-2, and Christiane Pheil and Abbie Probert (Colorado), 8-4.

Wyoming will continue fall play, Friday-Saturday, October 3-4 at the Air Force Invitational in Colorado Springs.