Senior Steffi Rath helped the Pioneers with a 6-1, 6-1 in No. 6 singles.
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Senior Steffi Rath helped the Pioneers with a 6-1, 6-1 in No. 6 singles.
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Denver Takes Down Wyoming, 5-2
Courtesy: Denver Athletics  
Release: 03/02/2013

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Denver, Colo. - The University of Denver women's tennis team defeated Wyoming 5-2 on Friday at Monaco Athletic Club.

The Pioneers won two of three doubles matches to take a 1-0 lead. Seniors Sophia Bergner (Schechen, Germany) and Steffi Rath (Hochst, Austria) defeated Veronica Popovici and Simona Synkova, 9-8 (3). While, senior Emma Isberg (Tyreso, Sweden) and sophomore Mandy van den Eerenbeemt (Best, Netherlands) defeated Alexandra Kovacs and Sasa Nemcova, 8-5

In singles, Bergner defeated Popovici 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 in No. 1 singles. Junior Caroline Schnell (Greenwood Village, Colo.) beat Synkova 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-5 in No. 2 singles, Isberg claimed a 6-3, 5-7, 6-2 victory over Kovacs, and Rath defeated Christa Gecheva 6-1, 6-1 to help the Pioneers win the dual, 5-2.

The Pioneers next match is Sunday, Mar. 3 against No. 73 Princeton. The match starts at 10 a.m. (MT) at Monaco Athletic Club.


Sophia Bergner (DEN) def. Veronica Popovici (WYO) 7-5, 3-6, 6-1

Caroline Schnell (DEN) def. Simona Synkova (WYO) 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-5

Emma Isberg (DEN) def. Alexandra Kovacs (WYO) 6-3, 5-7, 6-2

Sasa Nemcova (WYO) def. Mandy van den Eerenbeemt (DEN) 7-6 (5), 6-2

Jessica Parizher (WYO) def. Kathryn Hughes (DEN) 6-1, 6-3

Steffi Rath (DEN) def. Christa Gecheva (WYO) 6-1, 6-1


Bergner/Rath (DEN) def. Popovici/Synkova (WYO) 9-8 (3)

Isberg/van den Eerenbeemt (DEN) def. Kovacs/Nemcova (WYO) 8-5

Parozher/Zhelyozkova (WYO) def. Schnell/Derbyshire (DEN) 8-6

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