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No. 36 Utah Women's Tennis Tops Colorado

Utes honor seniors Sarah Pham, Callie Craig and Paige Miles

Utes honor seniors Sarah Pham, Callie Craig and Paige Miles

April 19, 2014

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SALT LAKE CITY - In its last match of the regular season, University of Utah Women's Tennis honored its seniors by collecting a 4-1 win over the Colorado Buffs at Coach Mike's Tennis Academy.

"It was a match we had to have," said Utah head coach Mat Iandolo. "While it wasn't pretty at times, we managed to pull through. This puts us in good position NCAA-wise and it also gives us a positive to head into the Pac-12 tournament with."

The Buffs claimed the first victory as Winde Janssens and Carla Manzi took the No. 2 match from Luis da Rosa and Sarah Richter, 8-2. The Utes then knotted the doubles point as Tereza Bekerova and Paige Miles beat Julyette Steur and Ashley Tiefel at No. 1, 8-4.

After trailing 5-0, Callie Craig and Sarah Pham came back to defeat Dhany Quevedo and Vitaliya Alkhovik 8-6 and clinch the doubles point for the Utes.

Utah took a 2-0 lead after Richter handily defeated Manzi at No. 4 singles (6-2, 6-1), while Miles followed up with a win of her own at No. 5 over Tiefel (6-3, 6-3).

The Buffs tallied a point as Craig lost a tough No. 3 match to Nuria Ormeño, 6-4, 7-5.

The Utes took the remaining three matches into three sets before da Rosa clinched the win for Utah over Alkhovik (6-2, 0-6, 6-4).  The remaining matches were called.

The Pac-12 Championships are up next, taking place April 25-27 in Ojai, Calif.

#36 Utah 4, Colorado 1


  1. Tereza Bekerova/Paige Miles (UTAH) def. Julyette Steur/Ashley Tiefel (COLO), 8-4
  2. Winde Janssens/Carla Manzi (COLO) def. Luisa da Rosa/Sarah Richter (UTAH), 8-2
  3. 3.     Sarah Pham/Callie Craig (UTAH) def. Dhany Quevedo/Vitaliya Alkhovik (COLO), 8-6

Order of finish: 2, 1, 3


  1. #89 Tereza Bekerova (UTAH) vs. Julyette Steur (COLO), 6-4, 3-6, 2-3, DNF
  2. Sarah Pham (UTAH) vs. Winde Janssens (COLO), 6-2, 3-6, 3-3, DNF
  3. Nuria Ormeño (COLO) def. Callie Craig (UTAH), 6-4, 7-5
  4. Sarah Richter (UTAH) def. Carla Manzi (COLO), 6-2, 6-1
  5. Paige Miles (UTAH) def. Ashley Tiefel (COLO), 6-3, 6-3
  6. Luisa da Rosa (UTAH) def. Vitaliva Alkhovik (COLO), 6-2, 0-6, 6-4

Order of finish: 4, 5, 3, 6, 



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