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No. 54 Utah Closes Out Season in Colorado

Junior Callie Craig.

Junior Callie Craig.

April 15, 2013

Match Information
Match Up: No. 54 Utah (10-8, 4-5 Pac-12) at No. 57 Denver (15-3, 8-0 WAC)
Date: Fri., April 19, 2013
First Serve: 1 p.m. MT
Location: Denver, Colo.
Court: Stapleton Tennis Pavilion

Match Up: No. 54 Utah (10-8, 4-5 Pac-12) at Colorado (7-12, 2-7 Pac-12)
Date: Sat., April 20, 2013
First Serve: 11 a.m. MT
Location: Boulder, Colo.
Court: South Campus Tennis Courts

No. 57 Denver Pioneers
The Pioneers are currently on an eight-match winning streak, including a 7-0 sweep of New Mexico State to claim the Western Athletic Conference regular season championship.

Last Time against Denver
Utah blanked Denver at the Eccles Tennis Center last season. After going 3-0 in doubles, the Utes swept all six of their singles matches for the 7-0 win over the Pioneers. Sophomore Callie Craig captured the match-clinching point for Utah by besting Steffi Rath 6-1, 6-2, at the No. 3 singles spot.

Colorado Buffaloes
The Buffs are coming off a 5-2 loss at home against conference-foe No. 45 Washington. Colorado is led by Julyette Steur at the No. 1 singles position, with an overall record of 16-13, including a recent upset over Oregon's No. 102 Nicole Long.

Last Time against Colorado
The 38th-ranked Utes blanked the Buffs 7-0 at Coach Mike's Tennis Academy last season. No. 50 Anastasia Putilina clinched the match for Utah at the No. 1 singles spot with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Kristina Schleich.

Team and Individual Notes
Quick Hits
• The Utes are coming off a 4-3 loss at No. 20 Rice last weekend.
• Junior Callie Craig currently holds Utah's best dual-match singles record, 13-5, as well as conference record, 5-4.
• Sophomore Tereza Bekerova is ranked No. 85 in singles, while she and junior Paige Miles hold a ranking of 32nd in doubles.

 

 

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