Women's Tennis

2000-2001 Cowgirl Tennis Informational Press Release

Feb. 19, 2001


This Week: The University of Wyoming women's tennis team will host its second dual of the spring season on Thursday when they face Bowling Green University in Cheyenne. The match will begin at 6:00 p.m. and will take place at the Frontier Tennis Club.

Cowgirls Go 0-2 in Virginia: Wyoming lost a pair of duals this weekend to Virginia Tech and Clemson. The Cowgirls fell to the Hokies 5-2 on Friday and 7-0 to Clemson on Saturday. Freshman Stacy Kneese and sophomore Paulina del Monte each won their individual matches against #67 Virginia Tech. Kneese defeated Michele Martaus 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 and del Monte defeated Kim Karli 5-7, 6-4, 6-3. The match took place at the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center on the Virginia Tech campus. On Saturday the Cowgirls were unable to win a match against the #27 Tigers. Freshman Jenny Bowman lost a tough match at No. 1 singles, losing to Kristen Stubbs 4-6, 6-2, 6-0. With the two losses the Cowgirls have an overall record of 2-5. UW will return to action on Thursday when they host Bowling Green in Cheyenne at the Frontier Tennis Club at 6:00 p.m.

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.

Wildt's Word: The following are quotes from Wyoming head coach Pam Wildt after the Cowgirls' weekend road trip to Virginia: "We are playing pretty good tennis right now. We just ran into a couple of tough teams and they were playing better than us. We are competing hard and keep improving each time out. It will be nice to have a couple of home matches now."

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.



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