San Diego State Upsets Nevada in Opening Round of MW Women's Tennis Championship

By Samuel Feldman
Colorado State Media Relations

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - The 10th-seeded San Diego State women’s tennis program defeated No. 7 Nevada Wolf Pack, 4-3, Thursday evening at the Fort Collins Country Club in Fort Collins, Colorado. Nevada led the match, 3-1, early, but the Aztecs managed to win the last three singles matches to notch the postseason victory.

The Aztecs will play at 4 p.m. MT against the second-seeded New Mexico Lobos. The contest will be played at the Fort Collins Country Club.

Nevada took an early lead in the match when they snagged the doubles point with victories on courts No. 1 and No. 2. Nevada’s Blaga Delic/Sheila Morales defeated San Diego State (6-2), and then Wolf Pack duo Adriana Gergelyov/Claudia Herrero clinched the victory against the Aztecs’ Jana Buth/Paola Diazde Regules, 6-3.

The Wolf Pack started singles action by taking two of the first three contests at both the No. 2 and No. 3 singles spots, but the Aztecs prevailed in the match after winning at the No. 4 (Diazde Regules 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 over Delic), No. 5 (Isabelle Hoorn 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) over Sara Korzeniecki) and No. 6 (Taylor Lederman 6-1, 7-5 over Monika Magusiak) spots.

The Aztecs improved to 7-16 on the season, while Nevada finished the year at 8-11.