No. 3 San Diego State Defeats No. 6 New Mexico to Advance to the Semifinals of the 2012 Mountain West Women's Tennis Championship

April 26, 2012

SAN DIEGO - Third-seeded San Diego State earned a 4-0 win over sixth-seeded New Mexico on Thursday at Aztec Tennis Center. SDSU, which won the doubles point and matches at the No. 3, 4 and 6 positions, advances to Saturday's semifinal round.

The Aztecs began the dual match by posting consecutive victories in doubles action. Emma Cioffi and Laura Antonana Iriarte posted an 8-0 win over Alyssa Caffey and Nikolina Grbac at No. 3. The Aztecs clinched the point when Julia Wais and Alicia Aguilar were 8-1 winners in their match against the tandem of Michaela Oldani and Kristin Eggleston at No. 2.

The Aztecs completed the sweep when they won singles matches at the No. 3, 4 and 6 spots. Antonana Iriarte pocketed a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Caffey at No. 3 ahead of Aguilar, who was a 6-1, 6-2 winner over Oldani at No. 4. Kristin Buth clinched the victory over New Mexico when she earned a 6-1, 6-1 in her match vs. Grbac at the sixth position.

San Diego State advances to the semifinals on Saturday when it will face the winner of the No. 2 UNLV-No. 7 Colorado State match. First serve is set for 2 p.m. PT at Aztec Tennis Center.

Third-Seeded San Diego State 4, Sixth-Seeded New Mexico 0
Aztec Tennis Center | San Diego, Calif.

1. Roxanne Ellison/Sierra Ellison (SDSU) vs. Michaela Bezdickova/Maria Sablina (UNM), 6-1
2. Julia Wais/Alicia Aguilar (SDSU) def. Michaela Oldani/Kristin Eggleston (UNM), 8-1
3. Emma Cioffi/Laura Antonana Iriarte (SDSU) def. Alyssa Caffey/Nikolina Grbac (UNM), 8-0

1. Michaela Bezdickova (UNM) vs. Julia Wais (SDSU), 6-4, 1-1, unfinished
2. Emma Cioffi (SDSU) vs. Maria Sablina (UNM), 7-6(5), 1-3 unfinished
3. Laura Antonana Iriarte (SDSU) def. Alyssa Caffey (UNM), 6-1, 6-1
4. Alicia Aguilar (SDSU) def. Michaela Oldani (UNM), 6-1, 6-2
5. Kristin Eggleston (UNM) vs. Sierra Ellison (SDSU), 7-5, 2-2 unfinished
6. Kristin Buth (SDSU) def. Nikolina Grbac (UNM), 6-1, 6-1

Order of finish
Doubles: 3, 2
Singles: 3, 4, 6

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