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Colorado Hosts Wyoming Saturday

Feb 10, 2021


BOULDER – Colorado women's tennis team looks to stay undefeated at home in the 2021 season this Saturday at 11 a.m. when they host Wyoming.

The Buffaloes (3-1) rolled past Utah State last Sunday to improve to 2-0 at home. They face a Wyoming squad that is 3-2 this season with wins against Central Arkansas, Louisiana Tech and West Alabama. The Cowgirls got swept by Tulsa and Oklahoma.

Colorado looks to continue its strong doubles play, especially at the front with Sophia Derivan and Sara Nayar undefeated in doubles matches this season. Megan Forster and Maria Campos have also held down the No.3 double position well with a 3-1 record.

In singles play, Derivan leads CU with a perfect 4-0 record. Colorado has four others with a 3-1 record; Antonia Balzert, Megan Forster, Sara Nayar and Maria Campos. Fleur Eggink is .500 with a 2-2 record.

Wyoming comes to town with a pair of individuals sharing duties in the No.1 and No.2 single positions in Maria Oreshkina (2-3) and Sophie Zehender (3-2). Everyone on the Cowgirls squad has played in numerous positions this season. The Pokes have been strong in doubles play, led by Ana Fernandez and Zehender's 4-0 record. Oreshkina and Lucia Malinak have a 3-2 record in the No.1 doubles position while Ida Krause and Mihaela Kaftanova have a similar record with time split between the No.2 and No.3 doubles positions.