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No. 55 Utah Women's Tennis Drops 4-3 Decision to No. 43 UNLV

Junior Anastasia Putilina notched a singles and a doubles win in the match against UNLV.

Junior Anastasia Putilina notched a singles and a doubles win in the match against UNLV.

April 15, 2011

Box Score

SAN DIEGO, Calif.- The 55th-ranked University of Utah women's tennis team (11-9, 5-1 MWC) saw its thirteen-match, regular-season, conference winning streak snapped by 43rd-ranked UNLV ( 17-4, 6-0 MWC) Friday, at the Aztec Tennis Center. After winning the doubles point, the Utes struggled in singles, allowing the Rebels come back and take the match 4-3.

In doubles play, the team of junior Anastasia Putilina and sophomore Paige Miles extended their run to 5-0 by defeating Nives Pavlovic and Aleksandra Josifoska, 9-7, at the No. 1 position.

Freshmen Sarah Pham and Lucia Kovarcikova topped Jana Albers and Adrienn Hidvegi at the No. 3 spot, 8-4, clinching the doubles point for Utah. The Ute duo is now 5-1 against conference opponents.

The team of senior Evgenia Kryuchkova and redshirt sophomore Lexi Provancha dropped an 8-2 decision to Lucia Batta and Anna Maskaljun at the No. 2 position.

In singles play, 92nd-ranked Putilina won her third consecutive match at the No. 1 spot when she defeated 123rd-ranked Batta, 7-5, 6-4, while earning Utah's second point.

Pham captured the Utes' third point by besting Pavlovic 4-6, 6-0, 6-1, at the No. 3 position. The Utah freshman is on a seven-match winning streak, including being 6-0 in conference play.

Kryuchkova saw her five-match streak snapped when she dropped a 6-3, 7-6, decision to Josifoska at the No. position, while Kovarcikova fell to Hidvegi at the No. 4 spot 6-7, 6-1, 6-1.

Miles' six-match run ended in a 6-3, 7-5, loss to Albers at the No. 5 position, while Provancha dropped a 6-3, 6-1, decision to Maskaljun at the No. 6 spot.

Utah faces 46th-ranked San Diego State (15-7, 6-0 MWC) at noon P.T. tomorrow (Saturday), at the Aztec Tennis Center.

 

 

#43 UNLV 4, #55 Utah 3
April 15, 2011 at San Diego, Calif.
(Aztec Tennis Center)

Doubles Competition 1. Anastasia Putilina/Paige Miles (Utah) def. Nives Pavlovic/Aleksandra Josifoska (UNLV) 9-7 2. Lucia Batta/Anna Maskaljun (UNLV) def. Evgenia Kryuchkova/Lexi Provancha (Utah) 8-2 3. Sarah Pham/Lucia Kovarcikova (Utah) def. Jana Albers/Adrienn Hidvegi (UNLV) 8-4

Singles Competition 1. #92 Anastasia Putilina (Utah) def. #123 Lucia Batta (UNLV) 7-5, 6-4 2. Aleksandra Josifoska (UNLV) def. Evgenia Kryuchkova (Utah) 6-3, 7-6 3. Sarah Pham (Utah) def. Nives Pavlovic (UNLV) 4-6, 6-0, 6-1 4. Adrienn Hidvegi (UNLV) def. Lucia Kovarcikova (Utah) 6-7, 6-1, 6-1 5. Jana Albers (UNLV) def. Paige Miles (Utah) 6-3, 7-5 6. Anna Maskaljun (UNLV) def. Lexi Provancha (Utah) 6-3, 6-1

Match Notes : Utah (11-9, 5-1 MWC); National ranking #55 UNLV (17-4, 6-0 MWC); National ranking #43

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