April 5, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY -- No. 45 Washington dropped a Pac-12 match on the road, falling to No. 63 Utah, 5-2. The Dawgs fall to 10-9 on the season, including 2-6 in conference.
The Dawgs began by dropping the doubles point as Utah won two of three matches. No. 21 Tereza Bekerova and Paige Miles defeated No. 71 Elianne Douglas-Miron and Andjela Nemcevic and Julija Lukac, 9-7.
The Dawgs lone doubles win came from Grace Ysidora and Natali Coronel as they defeated Natasha Smith and Elena Najera-Salas, 8-6.
In singles, Lukac evened the score at 1-1 when she defeated Smith, 6-1, 6-3, but the Utes would go on to clinch from there.
Utah won matches at No. 2, No. 5 and No. 3 to secure their third conference win of the season. Elianne Douglas-Miron, Grace Ysidora and Natalie Coronel each lost in straight sets.
Once the Utes had clinched, they added a final point when No. 73 Bekerova outlasted Andjela Nemcevic in three sets. The Dawgs No. 1 fell, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1.
Closing things out was Shimizu, who needed three sets to defeat Miles, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2.
The Dawgs will stay in the Rocky Mountains to face No. 75 Colorado on Sunday at 11 a.m.
Washington Women's Tennis
April 5, 2013 - Salt Lake City, Utah
George S. Eccles Tennis Center
No. 63 Utah 5, No. 45 Washington 2
1. No. 21 Bekerova/Miles (UU) def. No. 71 Douglas-Miron/Shimizu (WA), 8-5
2. Ysidora/Coronel (WA) def. Smith/Najera-Salas (UU), 8-6
3. Pham/Craig (UU) def. Nemcevic/Lukac (WA), 9-7
Order of Finish: 1,3,2
1. No. 73 Tereza Bekerova (UU) def. Andjela Nemcevic (WA), 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
2. Sarah Pham (UU) def. Elianne Douglas-Miron (WA), 6-3, 6-4
3. Callie Craig (UU) def. Grace Ysidora (WA), 6-3, 6-2
4. Julija Lukac (WA) def. Natasha Smith (UU), 6-1, 6-3
5. Lucia Kovarcikova (UU) def. Natali Coronel (WA), 6-1, 7-6(6)
6. Riko Shimizu (WA) def. Paige Miles (UU), 6-1, 4-6, 6-2
Order of Finish: 4,2,5,3,1,6