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Senior Emma Isberg helped the Pioneers defeat UTA with her 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory
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Senior Emma Isberg helped the Pioneers defeat UTA with her 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory
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No. 58 Pioneers Defeat UT-Arlington, 4-1
Courtesy: Denver Athletics  
Release: 03/22/2013

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ARLINGTON, Texas – The University of Denver No. 58 women's tennis team defeated UT- Arlington on Thursday in Arlington, Texas.

 The Pioneers won two of three doubles matches to take a 1-0 lead.  Senior Emma Isberg (Tyreso, Sweden) and sophomore Mandy van den Eerenbeemt (Best, Netherlands) defeated UTA’s Giada D’Ortona and Brook Scott 8-6 in No. 2 doubles play. Junior Caroline Schnell (Greenwood Village, Colo.) and freshman Kathryn Hughes (Wrexham, Wales) won their second straight match since being paired together 8-7 over Katar Dikosavljevic and Christine Foote.

 All three Pioneer seniors won their singles matches. Sophia Bergner (Schechen, Germany) beat Dikosavljevic 4-6, 6-4, 6-1. Steffi Rath (Höchst, Austria) defeated Liucija Smaizyta in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1. Isberg claimed a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 comeback victory over UTA’s Brook Dennis.  The 4-1 victory improves the Pioneers to 8-3 this spring season.

 Denver wraps up their back-to- back from Arlington today with a neutral site dual against Idaho.


Sophia Bergner (DEN) def. Katar Dikosavljevic (UTA) 4-6, 6-4, 6-1

Caroline Schnell (DEN) vs. Giada D'Ortona (UTA), DNF 1-6, 6-4, 1-1

Emma Isberg (DEN) def. Brook Dennis (UTA), 4-6, 6-3, 6-4

Mandy van den Eerenbeemt (DEN) vs. Elizabeth Thoms (UTA), DNF 1-6, 6-6

Verena Scott (UTA) def. Kathryn Hughes (DEN), 6-4, 6-4

Steffi Rath (DEN) def. Liucija Smaizyta (UTA), 6-3, 6-1 


Dennis /Thoms (UTA) def. Bergner/Rath (DEN) 8-6

Isberg/van den Eerenbeemt (DEN) def. D'Ortona /Scott (UTA), 8-6

Schnell/Hughes (DEN) def. Dikosavljevic /Foote (UTA), 8-7


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