UW Has Tough Second Day At Colorado Challenge

Sept. 25, 1999

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The Cowgirl Tennis team competed inthe second day of the Colorado Challenge in Boulder, Colo. today.Melanie Roberts and Sarah Kay competed in ?Flight I? and bothwere defeated in their singles matches. Roberts fought hard in her match, but was defeated byher opponent 6-4, 6-7, and 6-4, while Kay was defeated by a strongopponent in her match losing 6-1, 6-2.

In the second ?Flight?, sophomore Sofia Espinosa earned a good victory scoring 6-4, 7-5, while senior Shirley Mendoza lost a toughmatch by a score of 6-0, 3-6, and7-5.

In ?Flight III?, sophomore Angela Dossetor and freshman Paulina delMonte competed. Dossetor lost her match 6-1, 6-2 and Del Monte foughthard but was also defeated by her opponent in a tight match scoring 6-7,6-2, 6-2.

?Flight IV? was also tough for the Cowgirls. Lindsay McPhail struggledagainst her opponent and lost 6-3, 6-0, while Amanda Roberts wasdefeated by a score of 6-4, 6-2.

In doubles, Melanie Roberts and Sofia Espinosa went undefeated beatingtheir two opponents 8-2 and 9-8, while Sarah Kay and Angela Dossetorsplit their doubles matches defeating their first opponent 8-5 and thenwere defeated by their second opponent 8-6. Shirley Mendosa and Paulinadel Monte had a frustrating day in doubles play scoring 8-4, and 8-6against their two opponents, while in ?Flight IV? Amanda Roberts andLindsay McPhail also had a disappointing turnout losing to their twoopponents 8-3, 8-1.

The team will continue play tomorrow and some of the matches will bethe Cowgirls competing against one another.

Quotes from head coach Pam Davis concerning today?s play ----

?I was pleased with the doubles, Sofia Espinosa and Melanie Robertslooked extremely good, they were great and are playing for firsttomorrow. Sofie went undefeated today and had a great day. It's beengreat to see a sophomore taking on a leadership role for our team.

?We have a couple of girls playing with some aches and some pains, butoverall I can't complain about our performance today.

?Tomorrow we have a couple of them playing each other like, Paulina delMonte and Angela Dossetor and Melanie and Lindsay are playing each other,so we'll see what happens.?