Women's Tennis Stays Perfect At Home
Feb. 19, 2012
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - The 37th-ranked UNLV women's tennis team improved to 5-0 at home this season with a 7-0 victory over UC Riverside Sunday at the Fertitta Tennis Complex.
The Lady Rebels improved to 5-2 overall while the Highlanders fell to 1-6.
UNLV began the morning by sweeping three doubles matches for one team point. Aleksandra Josifoska and Nives Pavlovic downed Kat Saltarelli and Natalie McKay 8-3 at the top of the lineup; Lucia Batta and Manon de Lanlay defeated Courtney Pattugalan and Kate Bergeson 8-2 on court two; and Anett Ferenczi-Bako and Ella Bourchier downed Taylor Raney and Ayana Simmons 8-1 at the third position.
The Lady Rebels did not lose a set in singles play. Josifoska downed Saltarelli 6-3, 6-2 at the top spot; Batta, ranked 50th in the nation in singles, defeated Raney 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2; Pavlovic swept McKay 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3; de Lanlay downed Pattugalan 6-4, 6-1 at No. 4; Ferenczi-Bako defeated Bergeson 6-2, 6-2 at No. 5; and Bourchier got by Simmons 6-1, 6-2 on court six.
Next up, UNLV hosts former Mountain West rival Utah on Friday beginning with doubles play at 10 a.m. Admission to all UNLV tennis matches is free of charge.
UNLV WOMEN'S TENNIS RESULTS #37 UNLV 7, UC RIVERSIDE 0 Feb. 19, 2012, at Las Vegas (Fertitta Tennis Complex)
Singles competition 1. Aleksandra Josifoska (UNLV) def. Kat Saltarelli (UCR) 6-3, 6-2 2. #50 Lucia Batta (UNLV) def. Taylor Raney (UCR) 6-1, 6-2 3. Nives Pavlovic (UNLV) def. Natalie McKay (UCR) 6-1, 6-1 4. Manon de Lanlay (UNLV) def. Courtney Pattugalan (UCR) 6-4, 6-1 5. Anett Ferenczi-Bako (UNLV) def. Kate Bergeson (UCR) 6-2, 6-2 6. Ella Bourchier (UNLV) def. Ayana Simmons (UCR) 6-1, 6-2
Doubles competition 1. Pavlovic/Josifoska (UNLV) def. Saltarelli/McKay (UCR) 8-3 2. Batta/de Lanlay (UNLV) def. Pattugalan/Bergeson (UCR) 8-2 3. Ferenczi-Bako/Bourchier (UNLV) def. Taylor Raney/Simmons (UCR) 8-1