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Utah Women's Tennis Downed by Arizona State




April 5, 2014

Final Stats

TEMPE, Ariz. – The 30th-ranked University of Utah women’s tennis team (11-8) dropped its second match in two days No. 23 Arizona State at Whitman Tennis Center. After claiming the doubles point, the Utes struggled in singles play, eventually falling to the Sun Devils 4-2.

Sophomore Sarah Richter and freshman Luisa da Rosa started the morning strong for the Utes with a 8-2 win over Kassidy Jump and Leighann Sahagun at No. 2 doubles.

Junior Tereza Bekerova and senior Paige Miles secured the doubles point, tallying an 8-7 victory over Desirae Krawczyk and Alexandra Osborne in the first match.

The No. 3 match was called with seniors Sarah Pham and Callie Craig down 7-4.

ASU quickly evened the match score (1-1) in singles play as Sahagun did away with Richter at the fourth spot, 6-1, 6-2.

Miles boosted the Utes into the lead once again (2-1) with a win at No. 5 over Ebony Panoho, 6-4, 6-4.

The Sun Devils countered, winning the next three straight to claim the overall victory.

Krawczyk topped Pham at No. 2 (6-4, 6-4) as Gussie O’Sullivan took down da Rosa at the six spot (6-1, 6-3).

After falling in the first set, Bekerova bounced back to win the second, forcing a third set. Stephanie Vlad eventually won the match to claim the secure the Sun Devil victory (6-2, 3-6, 6-3).


 

 

The No. 3 match was called in the third set with ASU in the lead.

Next up, Utah sees the Washington Huskies in Seattle on April 13.

No. 23 Arizona State 4 :: No. 30 Utah 2

Doubles

1. Tereza Bekerova/Paige Miles (UTAH) def. Desirae Krawczyk/Alexandra Osborne (ASU) 8-7

2. Sarah Richter/Luisa Gerstner Da Rosa (UTAH) def. Kassidy Jump/Leighann Sahagun (ASU) 8-2

3. Ebony Panoho/Stephanie Vlad (ASU) vs. Callie Craig/Sarah Pham 7-4 DNF

Order of Finish: 2, 1

 

Singles

1. Stephanie Vlad (ASU) def. Tereza Bekerova (UTAH) 6-2, 3-6, 6-3

2. Desirae Krawczyk (ASU) def. Sarah Pham (UTAH) 6-4, 6-4

3. Kassidy Jump (ASU) vs. Callie Craig (UTAH) 6-1, 4-6, 2-4 DNF

4. Leighann Sahagun (ASU) def. Sarah Richter (UTAH) 6-1, 6-2

5. Paige Miles (UTAH) def. Ebony Panoho (ASU) 6-4, 6-4

6. Gussie O'Sullivan (ASU) def. Luisa Gerstner Da Rosa (UTAH) 6-1, 6-2

Order of Finish: 4, 5, 2, 6, 1

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