Women's Tennis

2000-2001 Cowgirl Tennis Informational Press Release

Jan. 29, 2001


This Week: The University of Wyoming women's tennis team won't return to action until Feb. 9-11 at the Jayhawk Classic in Lawrence, Kan.

Cowgirls Ranked #15 in Central Region: Wyoming begins the spring season ranked #15 in the Central Region according to the latest ITA rankings. The Cowgirls are tied with Missouri and Colorado State at the #15 spot. There are a total of 32 teams in the Central Region.

Wyoming to Host Two More Duals: The 2001 spring season will see the Cowgirls host two more home duals. On Feb. 22 Wyoming will host Bowling Green in Cheyenne at the Frontier Tennis Club before hosting their only spring dual in Laramie on March 4 against Montana State. The Cowgirls won their only home match of the fall season when they beat Northern Colorado 9-0 in Laramie. Wyoming will also face all seven Mountain West Conference foes in the spring season. The Mountain West Championships will take place April 26-28 in Ft. Collins.

Cowgirls Fall to Denver 5-2: The University of Wyoming lost to the University of Denver Saturday in Cheyenne 5-2. The match was held at the Frontier Tennis Club and was the first of the spring for Wyoming. The Cowgirls fell behind early as Denver won all three doubles matches, giving the Pioneers an early 1-0 team score lead. A team must win two-of-three doubles matches to earn one team point. Wyoming won two singles matches. In the No. 4 singles match Cowgirl freshman Toni Terhaar defeated Rossi Thomas 6-4, 1-6, 10-7 in a hard-fought match. UW's other win came in the No. 5 match, where senior Angela Dossetor defeated Beth Messaros 7-5, 7-6. The dual against Denver marked the first match of the spring season for the Cowgirl program. It was the fourth match of the spring for Denver.

Complete match results:


No. 1 Martina Pospisilova (DEN) defeated Jenny Bowman (WYO) 6-4, 6-3 No. 2 Dita Kochloffelova (DEN) defeated Stacy Kneese (WYO) 6-2, 6-2 No. 3 Sandra Wolfe (DEN) defeated Sofi Espinosa (WYO) 6-2, 6-2 No. 4 Toni Terhaar (WYO) defeated Rossi Thomas (DEN) 6-4, 1-6, 10-7 No. 5 Angela Dossetor (WYO) defeated Beth Messaros (DEN) 7-5, 7-6 No. 6 Jill Dithmer (DEN) defeated Jen Hancock (WYO) 6-4, 7-6


No. 1 Pospisilova/Kochloffelova (DEN) defeated Dossetor/Espinosa (WYO) 8-2 No. 2 Wolfe/Messaros (DEN) defeated Bowman/Santi (WYO) 8-5 No. 3 Thomas/Dithmer (DEN) defeated Kneese/del Monte (WYO) 9-7

Wildt's Word: The following are quotes from University of Wyoming head women's tennis coach Pam Wildt after the Cowgirls' 5-2 dual loss to Denver: "You could tell it was our first match of the spring. Denver had some big, aggressive girls and they were match-tough. We've only had about a week of practice since the break, and it was apparent. But this is our starting point and we're only going to improve from here."



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