Golden Bears Stop Cougs

Feb. 10, 2001

LAS VEGAS, Nev.- The No. 58 Cougars lost a close match, 5-4, to the No. 43 Golden Bears of Florida International University (FIU) Saturday. The dual was hosted by the University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV), and was held at the Fertitta Tennis Complex.

Senior Ana Moura teamed up with freshman Anna Dybicz at the No. 2 doubles position to defeated FIU's Alexandra Guzman and Christina Campana 9-8. Senior Moniek van de Ven and freshman Lorena Arias also captured a win for the Cougars at the No. 3 doubles position as they took down FIU's Mari Toro and Mei Ly 8-4, giving the Cougars a 2-1 advantage over the Golden Bears going into the singles competition.

Unfortunately the Cougars were unable to hold the lead, as the Golden Bears took four of the six singles victories.

Junior Erica Perkins, No. 51, was upset at the No. 1 position after FIU's No. 71, Anneliese Rose, defeated her 2-6, 3-6. Freshman Zorana Roganovic, making her first appearance at the No. 2 position, dropped to FIU's Alexandra Guzman 3-6, 6-7. Although van de Ven was able to take one set, she fell at the hands of FIU's Christina Campana 4-6, 7-5, 0-6 at the No. 5 position. Dybicz also suffered a loss to FIU's Mei Ly 3-6, 0-6 at the No. 6 position.

Moura picked up her first singles win of the spring season as she defeated FIU's Marina Fautinelli 6-3, 7-6 at the No. 3 position. Team-captain Tamara Filipovic made her first appearance of the spring season at the No. 4 position, where she downed FIU's Mari Toro 7-6, 6-3, snagging the Cougars' second singles victory.

The Cougars will return to action at 10 am, as the take on the host No. 67 UNLV Rebels at the Fertitta Tennis Center in Las Vegas, Nev.

-Go Cougs-

Singles Results

No. 1-#71 Anneliese Rose (FIU) d. #51 Erica Perkins (WSU) 6-2, 6-3

No. 2- Alexandra Guzman (FIU d. Zorana Roganovic (WSU) 6-3, 7-6

No. 3- Ana Moura (WSU) d. Marina Fautinelli (FIU) 6-2, 6-3

No. 4- Tamara Filipovic (WSU) d. Mari Toro (FUI) 7-6, 6-2

No. 5- Christina Campana (FIU) d. Moniek van de Ven (WSU) 6-4, 5-7, 6-0

No. 6- Mei Ly (FIU) d. Anna Dybicz (WSU) 6-3, 6-0

Doubles Results

No. 1- Rose/Fautinelli (FIU) d. Perkins/Filipovic (WSU) 8-3

No. 2- Moura/Dybicz (WSU) d. Guzman/Campana (FIU) 9-8

No. 3- Arias/van de Ven (WSU) d. Toro/Ly (FIU) 8-4

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