Cowgirl Tennis Competes In Day Two At The Washington State Invite

Oct. 2, 1999

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The University of Wyoming Tennis teamcompeted in the second day of the Washington State Invitational today inPullman, WA. The team won four and lost four of their singles matches,while in doubles the team had two wins. Among the winners in singlesplay, were Melanie Roberts, Paulina del Monte, Amanda Roberts andShirley Mendoza. The doubles teams that found victory were Mendoza anddel Monte, and A. Roberts teamed with McPhail.

The day started with Melanie Roberts defeating Pooja Deshmukh fromIdaho 6-4, 6-4. Next, Sarah Kay and Sofia Espinosa were defeated byWashington State's Patrycja 7-5, 6-0 and Portland's Jusapovic 6-4, 6-4respectively.

Senior, Shirley Mendoza, in the consolation finals of number foursingles, defeated Portland's Jusapovic 6-4, 6-4 for a win, whilefreshman, Paulina del Monte also found victory in the number fiveconsolation finals against Idaho's Nicoll, 1-6, 6-4, 6-3.

In the number six position, Angela Dossetor, lost in the consolationfinals to Cheung from Boise State 6-3, 6-4, while in the seventhposition, Amanda Roberts played a tough match and defeated her opponent,Lyman from Montana, in the consolation finals scoring 1-6, 7-5, 7-6.

Lindsay McPhail, also contending in the number seven consolationfinals, lost to her opponent, Barger from Montana, 6-3, 6-1.

In doubles play today, the Cowgirls won two matches, however lost fivefor the day. The first match resulted in a loss for M. Roberts andEspinosa to Steenkamp and Jensen from Montana 8-4, while in the secondand third match for the Cowgirls, Kay and Dossetor were defeated by aWashington State team 8-1 and then lost to a Boise State team 8-4.

One of the two victories for the Cowgirls came next when Mendoza anddel Monte got a win against Idaho's Erickson and Nicoll 9-7, howeverthey couldn't find a victory against Montana State?s Voelker and Risteenscoring 8-5.

The Cowgirl team of A. Roberts and McPhail split their doubles matcheswith one win against Erickson and Nicoll, and one loss against Voelkerand Risteen scoring 8-5.

The Cowgirls will continue competition tomorrow for the final resultsof the tournament.

No. 1 SinglesFinals Consolation

Melanie Roberts (Wyoming) def. Pooja Deshmukh (Idaho), 6-4, 6-4.

No. 2 SinglesFinals Consolation

Patrycja Gajdzik (WSU) def. Sarah Kay (Wyoming), 7-5, 6-0.

No. 3 SinglesFinals Consolation

Molly Sanders (Montana) def. Sofia Espinosa (Wyoming), 6-3, 6-3.

No. 4 SinglesFinals Consolation

Shirley Mendoza (Wyoming) def. Jana Jusapovic (Portland), 6-4, 6-4.

No. 5 SinglesFinals Consolation

Paulina del Monte (Wyoming) def. Larissa Nicoll (Idaho),.1-6, 6-4, 6-3.

No. 6 SinglesFinals Consolation

Lori Cheung (Boise State) def. Angela Dossetor (Wyoming), 6-3, 6-4.

No. 7 SinglesFinals Consolation

Amanda Roberts (Wyoming) def. Whitney Lyman (Montana), 1-6, 7-5, 7-6.Kim Barger (Montana) def. Lindsey McPhail (Wyoming), 6-3, 6-1.

No. 1 Doubles Semifinals Finals Consolation

M. Steenkamp-A. Jensen (Montana State) def. Melanie Roberts-Sofia Espinosa(Wyoming), 8-4.

No. 2 Doubles Semifinals Finals Consolation

Kathleen Pienaar-Moniek van de Ven (WSU) def. Sarah Kay-Angela Dossetor (Wyoming), 8-1.Renate Stoop-Jemima Attard (Boise State) def. Sarah Kay-Angela Dossetor (Wyoming), 8-4.

No. 3 Doubles Semifinals Finals Consolation

Shirley Mendoza-Paulina del Monte (Wyoming) def. Cameron Erickson-Larissa Nicoll (Idaho), 9-7.S. Voelker-S. Risteen (Montana State) def. Amanda Roberts-Lindsey McPhail (Wyoming), 8-0.S. Voelker-S. Risteen (Montana State) def. Shirley Mendoza-Paulina del Monte (Wyoming), 8-5.Amanda Roberts-Lindsey McPhail (Wyoming) vs Cameron Erickson-Larissa Nicoll (Idaho), n/a.