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No. 75 Utah Shut Down By No. 56 Rice, 7-0

Freshman Cinthia Saucedo and doubles partner Sheri Esrock lost 9-7 to Rice's Lauren Archer and Blair DiSesa at the No. 1 spot.

Freshman Cinthia Saucedo and doubles partner Sheri Esrock lost 9-7 to Rice's Lauren Archer and Blair DiSesa at the No. 1 spot.

March 12, 2004

HOUSTON - The University of Utah women's tennis team, ranked 75, was shut down 7-0 by No. 56 Rice at the Jake Hess Stadium. The Utes fall to 5-5 on the season.

In doubles play, the most disappointing loss was at the No. 1 spot. Senior Sheri Esrock and freshman Cinthia Saucedo were up (7-4) when Lauren Archer and Blair DiSesa came back for a (9-7) victory. At the No. 2, freshmen Whitney Eber and Jessica Watts were crushed (8-0) by Tracie Chong and Karen Chao. Sophomore Jenessa Jackson and senior Rachel Alder lost (8-1) to Yasmin Fisher and Annie Goodrich at the No. 3.

The Utes were dominated by the Owls in singles. Esrock lost (6-1, 6-0) to DiSesa at the No. 1 and Eber was dispatched by Archer (6-2, 6-1) at the No. 2. At the No. 3, Saucedo fell to Chong (6-1, 6-1), while Watts fell to Chao(6-3, 6-1) at the No. 4. Jackson suffered a (6-0, 6-1) loss to Fisher at the No. 5 and Alder walked away with a (6-2, 6-0) loss to Goodrich at the No. 6.

The Utes are next in action tomorrow against Houston on the John E. Hoff courts at 10:00 a.m.

Results

#56 Rice 7, #75 Utah 0

Doubles
1) Archer/DiSesa def. Esrock/Saucedo         9-7
2) Chao/Chong def. Eber/Watts                 8-0
3) Fisher/Goodrich def. Jackson/Alder        8-1

Singles 1) Blair DiSesa def. Sheri Esrock 6-1, 6-0 2) Lauren Archer def. Whitney Eber 6-2, 6-1 3) Tracie Chong def. Cinthia Saucedo 6-1, 6-1 4) Karen Chao def. Jessica Watts 6-3, 6-1 5) Yasmin Fisher def. Jenessa Jackson 6-0, 6-1 6) Annie Goodrich def. Rachel Alder 6-2, 6-0


 

 

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