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Jan. 22, 1998

Utah Falls to No. 10 Pepperdine

The Utah women's tennis team lost to No. 10 ranked Pepperdine, 7-2 in Malibu, Calif. No. 33 ranked Anna Svedenhov, returning to the school she transferred from, was Utah's sole singles winner as she upset No. 20 Zsofia Csapo in three sets 6-3, 1-6, 6-4. Utah's only other team point came from its freshman doubles tandem of Linda Petersson and Heidi Thomas. The duo defeated Nadine Rastetter and Anh Nguyen, 8-4 at the No. 3 doubles position. Utah's No. 105 ranked Megan Payne gave No. 21 ranked Karoline Borgersen all she could handle before falling 7-5, 6-3. In other singles matches; Pepperdine's Angela Lawrence defeated Linda Engblom 6-0, 6-3, Utah's Rebecca Rushforth lost to Anh Nguyen 6-4, 6-, Petersson lost 6-1, 6-1 to Rastetter and Thomas lost to Pepperdine's Annabel Rognon 6-2, 6-1. The loss is Utah's first in dual match play this season as they fall to 2-1 overall.

Results: Pepperdine 7 Utah 2
Anna Svedenhov (UU) def. Zsofia Csapo (P) 6-3, 1-6, 6-4 
Karoline Borgersen (P) def. Megan Payne (UU) 7-5, 6-3 
Angela Lawrence (P) def. Linda Engblom (UU) 6-0, 6-3 
Anh Nguyen (P) def. Rebecca Rushforth (UU) 6-4, 6-1 
Nadine Rastetter (P) def. Linda Petersson (UU) 6-1, 6-1 
Annabel Rognon (P) def. Heidi Thomas (UU) 6-2, 6-1 
Csapo/Lawrence (P) def. Svedenhov/Engblom (UU) 8-2 
Borgersen/Senoglu (P) def. Olson/Payne (UU) 8-6 
Petersson/Thomas (UU) def. Rastetter/Nguyen (P) 8-4

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