Wyoming Tennis Wins Singles and Doubles Titles at the Aggie Invitational

Oct. 14, 2001


Sophomore tennis ace Jenny Bowman playedoutstanding today on her way to win the Aggie Invitational Singles title. The tournament washosted by New Mexico State University this weekend. Bowman defeated NMSU'sHarriet Piercy 7-5, 2-6, 6-1 for the championship of the 32 woman draw.

The Cowgirls also won the doubles championship. Bowman and JenniferHancock handily defeated Michelle Mohr and Kristen Balk of Northern Arizona,8-1, bringing home the trophy.

"We're coming home winners of the tournament," said UW's head tennis coachPam Wildt. "Everyone played very well. It's great to come home with boththe singles and doubles trophies. We've had a great fall season."

Both Hancock and Paulina del Monte defeated their opponents in their finalround of singles today while the other three Cowgirls were beaten in twosets each. The finals of doubles was victorious for both UW teams, however.

Along with the championship trophy by Bowman and Hancock, Toni Terhaar andYuliani Santi held on for the win over UTEP's Tea Spirta and Kendal Exelby,8-6.

The invitational tournament wraps up regular season play for the Cowgirl'sfall campaign before Central Regionals Oct. 24-28 in Tulsa, Okla.

Sunday's Individual Results

Singles:Jenny Bowman (WYO) def. Harriet Piercy (NMSU) 7-5, 2-6, 6-1Jennifer Hancock (WYO) def. Kristen Balk (NAU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4Paulina del Monte (WYO) def. Adi Boykova (UTEP) 6-3, 6-7, 6-1Kendal Exelby (UTEP) def. Toni Terhaar (WYO) 6-2, 6-2Michelle Mohr (NAU) def. Kati Gyulai (WYO) 6-3, 6-1Lejila Porobic (NMSU) def. Yuliani Santi (WYO) 6-2, 6-0

Doubles:Bowman/Hancock (WYO) def. Mohr/Balk (NAU) 8-1Terhaar/Santi (WYO) def. Spirta/Exelby (UTEP) 8-6