Sophomore Mandy van den Eerenbeemt's 6-3, 3-6, (10-6) helped the Pioneers power past Idaho
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Sophomore Mandy van den Eerenbeemt's 6-3, 3-6, (10-6) helped the Pioneers power past Idaho
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Pioneers Defeat Idaho 6-1 to Win Second Straight
Courtesy: Denver Athletics  
Release: 03/24/2013

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ARLINGTON, Texas – The University of Denver No. 58 women's tennis team defeated Idaho 6-1 on Friday 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 Idaho’s Rita Bermudez and Beatriz Flores 8-6 in No. 2 doubles play. Junior Caroline Schnell (Greenwood Village, Colo.) and freshman Kathryn Hughes (Wrexham, Wales) picked up their third straight defeating Alejandra Lozano and Sophie Vickers 8-6.

In singles, senior Sophia Bergner (Schechen, Germany) beat Almudena Sanz 6-4, 6-2. Isberg claimed a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Idaho’s Constance Alexander. Hughes defeated Beatriz Flores 6-1, 6-7 (8-6), (12-10), and senior Steffi Rath(Höchst, Austria) rolled past Sophie Vickers in straight sets, 6-2, 6-1. The victory improves the Pioneers to 9-3 this spring season.

The Pioneers will be back on the road as they travel to Louisiana Tech to face UT- Santonio on Friday March 29 and the Lady Techsters on Saturday March 30.



Sophia Bergner (DEN) def. Almudena Sanz (IDAHO), 6-4, 6-2

Victoria Lozano (IDAHO) def. Caroline Schnell (DEN), 6-1, 3-6, (12-10)

Emma Isberg (DEN) def. Constance Alexander (IDAHO), 6-4, 6-4

Mandy van den Eerenbeemt (DEN) def. Belen Barcenilla (IDAHO), 6-3, 3-6, (10-6)

Kathryn Hughes (DEN) def. Beatriz Flores (IDAHO), 6-1, 6-7 (8-6), (12-10)

Steffi Rath (DEN) def. Sophie Vickers (IDAHO), 6-2, 6-1



V. Lozano/Sanz (IDAHO) def. Bergner/Rath (DEN) 8-6

Isberg/van den Eerenbeemt (DEN) def. Bermudez/Flores (IDAHO), 8-6

Schnell/Hughes (DEN) def. A. Lozano/Vickers (IDAHO), 8-4


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