Ducks Sweep Road Trip To Denver
DENVER – Oregon finished off a perfect weekend road trip to the mountains with a 4-2 win over Denver on Sunday to improve to 3-2 on the season.
How it Happened: The Ducks took the doubles point for the second straight match to get out to a 1-0 advantage. After Misaki Kobayashi and Ares Teixido Garcia picked up a 6-3 win at No. 3 doubles, Sophie Luescher and Uxia Martinez Moral battled back from down 6-5 in their match to clinch the opening point with a 7-6 win at the No. 1 spot.
Freshman Karin Young quickly put up the second point of the day with a 6-1, 6-1 win at the No. 5 spot to make it 2-0. After Denver tied the match at two, Teixido Garcia moved the Ducks a point away from clinching with a 6-4, 6-4 victory at the No. 3 spot, making it 3-2.
Luescher finished off a sweep victory at No. 1 singles taking a tight first set before dominating in the second for a 7-5, 6-2 win to clinch the match for Oregon.
Oregon 4, Denver 2
1. Sophie Luescher/Uxia Martinez Moral (ORE) def. Britt Pursell/Camille Verden-Anderson (DEN), 7-6
2. Myah Petchey/Allison Mulville (ORE) vs. Anna Riedmiller/Taylor Melville (DEN), 5-6 (uf)
3. Misaki Kobayashi/Ares Teixido Garcia (ORE) def. Tatum Burger/Toni Nelson (DEN), 6-3
Order of Finish: 3, 1
1. Sophie Luescher (ORE) def. Anna Riedmiller (DEN), 7-5, 6-2
2. Myah Petchey (ORE) vs. Taylor Melville (DEN), 6-7, 3-3 (uf)
3. Ares Teixido Garcia (ORE) def. Britt Pursell (DEN), 6-4, 6-4
4. Andrea Burguete (DEN) def. Uxia Martinez Moral (ORE), 6-0, 6-3
5. Karin Young (ORE) def. Camille Verden-Anderson (DEN), 6-1, 6-1
6. Tatum Burger (DEN) def. Misaki Kobayashi (ORE), 7-5, 6-1
Order of finish: 5, 6, 4, 3, 1
Up Next: Oregon returns home to host Eastern Washington on Friday at 5 p.m. in the Student Tennis Center.