Women's Tennis Earns Third Straight Victory of Weekend

Jan. 27, 2002

The Wildcat women's tennis team wrapped up their three-game home-stand by defeating New Mexico on Sunday, 5-2. With the win, Arizona improved to 3-0 this spring in dual matches. Leading the way for the Cats was freshman Maja Mlakar. In singles play Mlakar topped New Mexico's Tjasa Suvak, 6-2, 6-2. UA sophomore Debbie Larocque teamed with Mlakar in doubles and edged New Mexico's duo of Suvak and Rachel Hatley, 8-3. Larocque won her second straight singles match of the weekend, tripping up New Mexico's Tiffany Robertson, 6-4, 6-1.

Arizona freshman Dianne Hollands earned a victory over New Mexico's Regula Comtesse, 6-1, 6-1. In doubles play, UA sophomore Perrine Pernin and Hollands dominated New Mexico's Comtesse and Maria Ruiz-Fabrega, 8-1.

The Cats continue action against the Univ. of Oregon on Feb. 17 in Eugene, Ore.

Maja Mlakar (UA)
def. Tjasa Suvak (New Mexico), 6-2, 6-2
Debbie Larocque (UA) def. Tiffany Robertson (N.M.), 6-4, 6-1
Dianne Hollands (UA) def. Regula Comtesse (N.M.), 6-1, 6-1
Courtney Choate (N.M.) def. Perrine Pernin (UA), 7-5, 6-4
Marie-Pier Pouliot (UA) def. Michelle Heidbrink (N.M.), 6-3, 6-4
Rachel Hatley (N.M.) def. Brooke Taylor (UA), 6-2, 6-2
Mlakar/Larocque (UA)
def. Suvak/Hatley (N.M.), 8-3
Choate/Heidbrink def. Pouliot/Laresa Marino (UA), 8-4
Hollands/Pernin (UA) def. Comtesse/Maria Ruiz-Fabrega (N.M.), 8-1

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