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Senior Sophia Bergner continued her impressive senior season defeating Utah State's McKenzie Davis, 6-4, 6-4
Courtesy: Denver Athletics
Senior Sophia Bergner continued her impressive senior season defeating Utah State's McKenzie Davis, 6-4, 6-4
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No. 57 Denver Runs Over Utah State, 6-1
Courtesy: Denver Athletics  
Release: 04/13/2013
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LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The University of Denver No. 57 women's tennis team defeated Utah State 6-1 on Saturday in Las Cruces, N.M. The win improves the Pioneers to 7-0 in Western Athletic Conference (WAC) play and 14-3 overall

The Pioneers won all three doubles matches to take the early 1-0 lead.

In singles, senior Sophia Bergner (Schechen, Germany) beat Utah State's McKenzie Davis 6-4, 6-4 in the No. 1 spot. Senior Emma Isberg (Tyreso, Sweden) defeated Kristina Vytoekovich 6-2, 7-5 in No. 2 singles. Sophomore Mandy van den Eerenbeemt won with a 5-2 lead after Julie Tukuafu was forced to retire. Freshman Kathryn Hughes (Wrexham, Wales) continued to thrive in singles play by defeating Kallie Sperry 4-6, 6-2, (10-1) in No. 5 singles. Senior Steffi Rath(Höchst, Austria) took down Hillary Hays 6-2, 6-3 to help the Pioneers claim the 6-1 victory.

The ITA-ranked No. 57 Pioneers' next match is Sunday at 10 a.m. against New Mexico State in Las Cruces, N.M.

 

Singles

1. Sophia Bergner (DEN) def. McKenzie Davis (USU), 6-4, 6-4
2. Emma Isberg (DEN) def. Kristina Voytoekovich (USU), 6-2, 7-5
3. Mandy van den Eerenbeemt (DEN) def. Julie Tukuafu (USU), 5-2 retired
4. Kathryn Hughes (DEN) def. Kallie Sperry (USU), 4-6, 6-2, (10-1)
5. Steffi Rath (DEN) def. Hillary Hays (USU), 6-2, 6-3
6. Ashley Stuhlmann (USU) def. Charlotte Derbyshire (DEN), 5-7, 6-3, (11-9)

Doubles

1. Bergner/Rath (DEN) def. Davis/Sperry (USU), 8-2
2. Isberg/Vandeneerenbeemt (DEN) def. Voytoekovich/Hays (USU), 9-7
3. Schnell/Hughes (DEN) def. Tukuafu/Stuhlmann-Ashley (USU), 8-6

 

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-EXPERIENCE DENVER ATHLETICS

 

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