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Top-Seeded Utah Women's Tennis Blanks No.8 CSU 4-0, Advances in MWC Tourney

Sophomore Lisa Johnson clinched the Utes' 4-0 win over CSU.

Sophomore Lisa Johnson clinched the Utes' 4-0 win over CSU.

April 29, 2010

Kryuchkova, Putilina and Miles Named to Women's Tennis All-MWC Team

LAS VEGAS- The first-seeded University of Utah women's tennis team (17-6, 8-0) downed eighth-seeded Colorado State (8-15, 1-7) in the quarterfinals of the 2010 Mountain West Conference Championship Thursday. The 40th-ranked Utes blanked the Rams 4-0 to advance to Friday's semifinal round where they face fifth-seeded San Diego State at the Fertitta Tennis Complex at 3 p.m. MT

"We played a solid match," said head coach Mat Iandolo. "We handled the very windy adverse conditions well."

In doubles play, the All-MWC duo of sophomore Anastasia Putilina and freshman Paige Miles topped Caitlin Fluegge and Laura Neal, 8-4, at the No. 1 position.

Seniors Erin Monson and Andrea Maughan secured the doubles point for Utah by defeating Tori Arneson and Lauren Mulhern at the No. 2 spot, 8-3.

In singles play, Monson downed Fluegge at the No. 3 position, 6-0, 6-2, to put the Utes up 2-0 over the Rams.

All-MWC junior Evgenia Kryuchkova topped Arneson, 6-2, 6-3, at the No. 2 spot to give Utah its third point.

Sophomore Lisa Johnson clinched the win for the Utes when she defeated Mulhern at the No. 5 position, 6-0, 6-1.

Tennis Match Results

#40-#1 Utah 4, #8 Colorado State 0

Doubles Results 1. Putilina/Miles (Utah) def. Fluegge/Neal (CSU) 8-4 2. Monson/Maughan (Utah) def. Arneson/Mulhern (CSU) 8-3 3. Kryuchkova/Johnson (Utah) vs. Holzinger/Wojakowska (CSU) 2-3, unfinished

Singles Results 1. #89 Anastasia Putilina (UTAH) vs. Laura Neal (CSU) 6-2, 3-0, unfinished 2. Evgenia Kryuchkova (UTAH) def. Tori Arneson (CSU) 6-2, 6-3 3. Erin Monson (UTAH) def. Caitlin Fluegge (CSU) 6-0, 6-2 4. Paige Miles (UTAH) vs. Melissa Holzinger (CSU) 3-6, 3-2, unfinished 5. Lisa Johnson (UTAH) def. Lauren Mulhern (CSU) 6-0, 6-1 6. Andrea Maughan (UTAH) vs. Veronika Wojakowska (CSU) 6-3, 5-4, unfinished

Match Notes: #8 Colorado State 8-15 (1-7) #1 Utah 17-6 (8-0); National ranking #40 Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (3,2,5)



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