Utah State Women's Tennis Falls to Louisiana Tech, 6-1, Friday
Davis wins her singles match securing the only point for the Aggies.

 
Davis wins her singles match securing the only point for the Aggies.
 
 

March 29, 2013

Final Stats

RUSTON, La. -

Utah State women's tennis fell to Louisiana Tech, 6-1, on Friday, in Ruston, La. Sophomore McKenzie Davis secured the only win for the Aggies when she defeated Alexandra Starkova in straight sets at the No. 1 singles position (6-3, 6-3). 

In other singles action, senior Jaci West was defeated by Joanna Nalborska in the No. 2 position (6-3, 6-3). Senior Kristina Voytsekhovich retired from her match in the first set, forfeiting the point to LA Tech. In the No. 4 singles position, senior Julie Tukuafu was defeated by Melanie Urvoy in straight sets (6-1, 6-0) and in the No. 5 spot freshman Kallie Sperry lost to Taly Merker in straight sets (6-3, 6-2). In the No. 6 spot sophomore Hillary Hays fell in the third set to Manoela Chiacchio (2-6, 6-2, 6-1). 

LA Tech swept the Aggies in doubles action. West and Davis were defeated by Vivian ten Dolle and Chiacchio in the first double position (6-5 (7-2)). In the second doubles position Sperry and Hays were taken down by Nalborska and Starkova, 8-0, and in the third position freshmen sisters Ashley and Amber Stuhlmann were defeated by Urvoy and Merker, 8-2. 

The Aggies will remain in Louisiana where they will take on UTSA on Saturday Mar. 31, at 1 p.m (MT).

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Louisiana Tech 6, Utah State 1

Singles
1. McKenzie Davis (USU) def. Alexandra Starkova (LATECH) 6-3, 6-3
2. Joanna Nalborska (LATECH) def. Jaci West (USU) 6-3, 6-3
3. Vivian ten Dolle (LATECH) def. Kristina Voytsekhovich (USU) 4-1, retired
4. Melanie Urvoy (LATECH) def. Julie Tukuafu (USU) 6-1, 6-0
5. Taly Merker (LATECH) def. Kallie Sperry (USU) 6-3, 6-2
6. Manoela Chiacchio (LATECH) def. Hillary Hays (USU) 2-6, 6-2, 6-1


 

 

Doubles
1. Vivian ten Dolle/Manoela Chiacchio (LATECH) def. McKenzie Davis/Jaci West (USU) 6-5 (7-2)
2. Joanna Nalborska/Alexandra Starkova (LATECH) def. Kallie Sperry/Hillary Hays (USU) 8-0
3. Melanie Urvoy/Taly Merker (LATECH) def. Amber Stuhlmann/Ashley Stuhlmann (USU) 8-2

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