Easter Fun-Day For Women's Tennis
April 8, 2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (UNLVRebels.com) - - The 52nd-ranked UNLV women's tennis team closed out the road portion of its schedule on Sunday with a 4-3 victory over Boise State in a neutral-site match played at the Air Force Academy.
The Lady Rebels improved to 14-8 overall and 4-2 in the conference while the Broncos dropped to 8-11 and 2-4.
For the second consecutive day, UNLV had to rally after dropping the doubles point. The only Lady Rebel duo to win was on court one as Aleksandra Josifoska and Nives Pavlovic downed Marlena Pietzuch and Manuela Pietzuch 8-5.
In singles, however, UNLV won four matches in straight sets to earn the team victory.
Lucia Batta continued her sensational spring by downing Sonia Klamczynska 6-2, 6-3 at the top of the lineup. The win improved the super soph to 29-8 overall, 19-2 in dual matches and 6-0 vs. MW opponents. Josifoska defeated Marlena Pietzuch 6-1, 6-3 at the second spot; Pavlovic swept Sandy Vo 6-1, 6-4 at No. 3 and Anett Ferenczi-Bako breezed past Kaitlyn Brown 6-1, 6-1 at No. 6.
UNLV will close out its regular season on Saturday when it hosts San Diego State on Senior Day starting with doubles play at 10 a.m. Admission is free of charge.
UNLV WOMEN'S TENNIS RESULTS #52 UNLV 4, BOISE STATE 3 April 8, 2012, at Colorado Springs (USAFA Courts)
Doubles Competition 1. Josifoska/Pavlovic (UNLV) def. Pietzuch/Pietzuch (BSU) 8-5 2. Basil/Vo (BSU) def. Batta /de Lanlay (UNLV) 8-5 3. Klamczynska/Brown (BSU) def. Ferenczi-Bako/Bourchier (UNLV) 9-7 Order of Finish: 1, 3, 2
Singles Competition 1. Lucia Batta (UNLV) def. Sonia Klamczynska (BSU) 6-2, 6-3 2. Aleksandra Josifoska (UNLV) def. Marlena Pietzuch (BSU) 6-1, 6-3 3. Nives Pavlovic (UNLV) def. Sandy Vo (BSU) 6-1, 6-4 4. Morgan Basil (BSU) def. Manon de Lanlay (UNLV) 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 5. Manuela Pietzuch (BSU) def. Ella Bourchier (UNLV) 6-4, 7-6 6. Anett Ferenczi-Bako (UNLV) def. Kaitlyn Brown (BSU) 6-1, 6-1 Order of Finish: 6, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5