Lobos Undefeated After First Weekend of Dual Matches

Feb. 5, 2012

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BOZEMAN, MONT.—The Lobos never cease to impress as they finished this weekend undefeated finishing their last match against Montana State University 6-1. Susanna Kuuttila was named MVP by the team this weekend for being undefeated on competing in her first set of dual matches as a freshman.

In doubles, Michaela Bezdickova and Alyssa Caffey played in the first position against Hjalmarsson/Tsan winning by a good margin with a score of 8-4.

In the second spot of doubles, Nikolina Grbac and Maria Sablina fought hard against Lopez/Crum winning in a tiebreak 8-7.

The number three doubles clinched the doubles point for UNM with Kristin Eggleston and Michaela Oldani winning in a tough match against De La Torre/Villegas with a score of 9-7.

The Lobos did not let their winning streak stop there as they moved onto singles.

Michaela Bezdickova played at the number one position dropping only one game against Charlotte Hjalmarsson defeating her with a score of 6-0, 6-1.

Susanna Kuuttila kept her undefeated record this weekend by defeating Paula Lopez Trevino at the number two spot with a score of 6-2, 6-2.

Maria Sablina won her match against Wena Tsan in the number three position with a score of 6-1, 6-3 keeping UNM’s lead over Montana State.

Kristin Eggleston lost in close match against Ellie Crum at the number four singles finishing the match in the third set 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-8). Eggleston won the first set but her opponent proved to be very fast and a consistent competitor that hit the shots she needed in key points of the match.

In the number five position, Nikolina Grbac played against Andrea De La Torre winning in a close second set with a score of 6-2, 7-6.

Laura Richardson’s match at the number six singles was a close one as she faced Gabi Villegas. Laura Richardson started slow dropping the first set 6-1. She came back after she found her rhythm and won the next two sets ultimately winning the match with a score of 1-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-8).

“It was a very good weekend to start our season on the road. We have some minor adjustments to make to continue improving,” Head Coach Roy Canada said. “Holding on to the leads will be our focus in the next two weeks as we get ready to face Colorado at home.”

The Lobos next dual match will be at home when they face Colorado on February 18th at 11 a.m. and Denver on February 19th at 11 a.m.