Aggie Women's Tennis Continues Singles and Doubles Action In Fourth Day of ITA Regional Championship
Oct. 16, 2012
LAS VEGAS -
The Aggie women's tennis team finished the fourth day of action at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Mountain Region Championships strong. They competed in doubles action, and in doubles and singles consolation brackets.
In the doubles play round of sixteen, senior Jaci West and sophomore McKenzie Davis defeated Davidson and Pelchant of Montana (8-2). They were then eliminated in the quarterfinals by Verberne and Okhremchuk of New Mexico (8-5).
In doubles consolation play freshmen Amber and Ashley Stuhlman were defeated by Schultz and Heitzner of Colorado (8-3). Sophomore Hillary Hays and senior Julie Tukuafu were also eliminated by Northern Arizona’s Wahinepio and Pacaut (8-2). Senior Kristina Voytsekhovich and freshman Kallie Sperry defeated Watson and Vosburgh of Boise State (8-6).
Weather finally allowed for some action in the singles consolation brackets and three USU women competed. Ashley Stuhlman was defeated by Manuela Pietzuch of Boise State (6-3, 6-0). Sperry fell to Hannah Stone of Northern Arizona (6-1, 6-3), and Voytsekhovich was eliminated by Wyoming’s Silviya Zhelyazkova (6-2, 6-3). Davis also saw action in an added singles bracket where she lost to Heather Davidson of Montana (6-4, 3-6, 1-0 [10-5]).
The Aggie women will continue to compete in Las Vegas throughout the weekend.
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ROUND OF 16 DOUBLES
Manuela Pietzuch (BSU) def. Ashley Stuhlmann (USU) 6-3, 6-0
Hannah Stone (NAU) def. Kalli Sperry (USU) 6-1, 6-3
Carla Manzi (CU) def. Amber Stuhlmann (USU) 6-0, 6-2
Silviya Zhelyazkova (WYO) def. Kristina Voytsekhovich (USU) 6-2, 6-3
ADDED SINGLES MATCHES