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Jan. 18, 1998

Utah Defeats Montana State 8-1

SALT LAKE CITY - No. 64 Utah defeated Montana State in women's tennis Sunday morning 8-1. The Utes swept the singles portion of the contest. Anna Svedenhov, Megan Payne, Linda Engblom, Rebecca Rushforth, Angie Olson and Heidi Thomas each won their respective matches. The doubles portion of the match was the most tightly contested. Svedenhov teamed with Olson to defeat Yvonne Kraus and Ingrid Bakke 8-2. Rushforth and Payne then fell to Mariska Steenkamp and Sharon Cleland in a hard fought match 8-5. In the final match of the contest the freshman tandem of Thomas and Linda Petersson won 8-6 over Michelle Klail and Cheri Ritsco.

Utah 8 Montana State 1
Anna Svedenhov (UU) def. Mariska Steenkamp (MSU) 6-2, 3-6, 6-0 
Megan Payne (UU) def. Ingrid Bakke (MSU) 7-6, 6-1 
Linda Engblom (UU) def. Michelle Klail (MSU) 6-0, 6-0 
Rebecca Rushforth (UU) def. Yvonne Kraus (MSU) 6-1, 6-0 
Angie Olson (UU) def. Cheri Ritsco (MSU) 6-4, 6-3 
Heidi Thomas (UU) def. Sharon Cleland (MSU) 6-1, 6-1 
Svedenhov/Engblom (UU) def. Kraus/Bakke (MSU) 8-2 
Steenkamp/Cleland (MSU) def. Payne/Rushforth (UU) 5-6 
Thomas/Petersson (UU) def. Klail/Ritsco (MSU) 8-6

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