Tennis Recap: CSU defeats in-state rival UNC, 4-3

April 13, 2012

By Amanda Bader
Athletic Media Relations

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - The Colorado State women's tennis team defeated Northern Colorado Friday afternoon, 4-3. After sweeping the Bears in doubles, the Rams went on to defeat UNC at the Nos. 1, 2, and 3 positions in order to secure the match for CSU.

The victory over UNC pushed the the Rams to a record of 5-12, 0-4 MW, while forcing the Bears back to 9-7, 5-2 BSC.

In doubles, Colorado State swept Northern Colorado, defeating the Bears in all three positions.

The closest of the three matches was at the No. 1 position where Tori Arneson and Kaley Schultz drew the match to a tie-breaking decision before defeating the Bears' pair 9-8 (7).

In doubles, Colorado State notched the Nos. 2 and 3 positions in order to gain a three-point lead over UNC.

The first to fall for the Rams was Veronika Wojakowska at No. 4, falling 6-1, 6-3 to Stephanie Catlin, 6-1, 6-1. Wojakowska's defeat was followed by younger sister, Adriana Wojakowska, as he was also defeated, 6-2, 6-4.

It didn't take long for Colorado State to rebound as the Rams tallied wins at the No. 1 position in order to ensure CSU's victory over UNC.

Last on the courts was Emese Kardhordo at the No. 5 position, failing in a third-set decision to Jennifer Buchanan of UNC, 6-2, 4-6, 6-0.

Colorado State will return to the courts Saturday to face off against Wyoming in their final home match of the season. Saturday's match will be a special senior day, recognizing those in their final season with the Rams.

Colorado State 4, UNC 3
University Tennis Complex
Fort Collins, Colo.
April 13, 2012

Arneson/Schultz (CSU) def. Catlin/Tapia (UNC) 9-8 (7)
Kardhordo/Mulhern (CSU) def. Whatley/Nieto (UNC) 8-5
A.Wojakowska/V.Wojakowska (CSU) def. Buchanan/Hoolahan (UNC) 8-5
Order of finish: 3, 2*, 1

Tori Arneson (CSU) def. Jennifer Whatley (UNC) 6-3, 6-2
Natalie Heffron (CSU) def. Adriana Nieto (UNC) 6-2, 6-1
Kaley Schultz (CSU) def. Elizabeth Tapia (UNC) 6-0, 6-1
Stephanie Catlin (UNC) def. Veronika Wojakowska (CSU) 6-1, 6-3
Jennifer Buchanan (UNC) def. Emese Kardhordo (CSU) 6-2, 4-6, 6-0
Chrissie Hoolahan (UNC) def. Adriana Wojakowska (CSU) 6-2, 6-4
Order of finish: 2, 3, 4, 6, 1*, 5
Attendance: 94