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No. 54 Utah Women's Tennis Faces No. 20 Rice

Sophomore Tereza Bekerova.

Sophomore Tereza Bekerova.

April 8, 2013

Match Information
Match Up: No. 54 Utah (10-7, 4-5 Pac-12) at No. 20 Rice (16-4, 2-1 Conference USA)
Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013
First Serve: 10 a.m. MT
Location: Houston, Texas
Court: Jake Hess Tennis Stadium

No. 20 Rice Owls
The Owls close out their season as they host the Utes and are coming off a 5-2 conference victory over SMU at home, where they hold a 12-1 record. Rice currently boasts two ranked individuals, including No. 62 Natalie Beazant and No. 72 Dominique Harmath, who are team up in doubles for a ranking of No. 17.

Last Time against Rice
The 43rd-ranked Utes suffered a 5-2 upset by 49th-ranked Rice in Tucson, Ariz., in 2011. No. 59 Evgenia Kryuchkova and Sarah Pham captured Utah's two points in singles play from the Nos. 2 and 4 positions, respectively.

Team and Individual Notes
Quick Hits
• Sophomore Tereza Bekerova is currently ranked No. 85 with a singles dual-match record of 10-6.
• Bekerova and juniors Callie Craig and Sarah Pham are all currently on three-match winning streaks.
• Bekerova and junior Paige Miles are currently ranked 32nd in doubles with a record of 11-5 at the No. 1 doubles position.
• The Utes played their final home match of the season last Sunday, capping off an impressive 7-1 home record.

  • Utah jumped up in the rankings from 63rd to 54th.


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