Colorado Heads To Iowa For Double Header
BOULDER – The University of Colorado women's tennis program heads to Ames, Iowa, to take on North Dakota and Iowa State this Friday at 1 p.m. MT and Saturday at 10 a.m., respectfully.
The Buffaloes (1-0) are coming off of a home opener sweep against MSU-Denver. Colorado only let up three sets in the entire dual, one in the No.1 singles match, one in the No.4 and the No.2 doubles match.
CU won 13 of 17 combined sets by a score of 6-3 or better Sunday. Sophia Derivan, Megan Forster, Fleur Eggink and Maria Campos all closed out their opponents in straight sets.
North Dakota dropped its season opener to Augustana on Sunday by a score of 5-2. The Fighting Hawks dropped all three doubles matches, while Sapir Sela and Allie Ochotorena both picked up wins in the No. 2 and No. 3 singles matches, respectfully. Six of the sets for the Hawks in singles play went to extra games.
Iowa State (2-0) will be a real test for the Buffs as the Cyclones have the advantage of competing in the fall. ISU picked up wins against South Dakota on Friday by a score of 6-1, followed up by a 7-0 sweep of Marquette on Sunday.
Colorado returns home next week and won't leave the state again until March 12 as the Buffaloes host three straight against Utah State, Wyoming and BYU, then take on the three Colorado Division I schools in Denver, Air Force and CSU, all on the road. CU opens conference play March 5th against Cal.