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Utes Host Trio of Matches in Home Opener




Feb. 18, 2013

Match Information
Match Up: Boise State (5-1) at No. 38 Utah (2-2)
Date: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013
First Serve: 11 a.m.
Location: Salt Lake City
Court: George S. Eccles Tennis Center

Match Up: New Mexico (2-2) at No. 38 Utah (2-2), Idaho State (0-6) at No. 38 Utah (2-2)
Date: Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013
First Serve: vs. New Mexico @ 11 a.m., vs. Idaho State @ 5 p.m.
Location: Salt Lake City
Court: George S. Eccles Tennis Center

Boise State Broncos
The Broncos began their season on a five-match winning streak, including four consecutive 7-0 sweeps, but is coming off a 5-1 loss at BYU.

Last Time against Boise State
The 33rd-ranked Utes captured a 5-2 victory at Boise State 5-2. Freshman Danielle Flores earned the match-clinching point by besting Manuela Pietzuch 6-3, 6-3, at the No. 4 singles spot.

New Mexico Lobos
The Lobos recorded a 2-2 record at home to begin the season, but will face No. 74 Denver on the road before coming to Salt Lake City.

Last Time against New Mexico
The 71st-ranked Utes blanked New Mexico in Fort Worth, Texas in 2011 to earn their first conference victory. Freshman Sarah Pham earned the match-clinching point for Utah by defeating Laura Richardson 6-3, 6-3, at the No. 4 singles spot.

Idaho State Bengals
The Bengals have yet to capture a win this season but will face Portland State at home before coming to Salt Lake City.

Last Time against Idaho State
Utah blanked Idaho State in 2006. In doubles action, two Ute duos shut out their opponents, 8-0.

Team and Individual Notes
Quick Hits

  • Utah has recorded nearly perfect 3-1 dual-match records at the Nos. 2 and 3 singles positions and is currently 3-0 at the No. 6 singles position.
  • The Utes have tallied an 11-9 dual-match singles record, a .550 winning percentage, while going 7-3 in doubles action, a .700 winning percentage.
  • Junior Paige Miles and sophomore Tereza Bekerova are undefeated at the No. 1 doubles position, 4-0. The duo is also 15-4 overall.
     

     

    Last Time Out
    The 35th-ranked Utes suffered a close 4-3 loss to No. 71 DePaul two weeks ago in Chicago. No. 103 junior Pham, No. 123 junior Callie Craig, and junior Paige Miles managed singles victories at the Nos. 2,3, and 6 spots.
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