Buffs Win Their Second Straight Over Portland State
PORTLAND – Colorado women's tennis won its second match of the season over Portland State Friday afternoon after defeating Portland State here 4-3.
The Buffaloes (2-3) dropped the doubles point to start the match but bounced back in singles play winning four out of six over Portland State (4-4).
Antonia Balzert picked up the first win 6-1, 6-2 in the No.2 singles match to tie it up one point all. Betina Tokac took the win in the No.4 singles match 6-1, 6-0 to take the lead. Freshman Mila Stanojevic set up match point for Colorado as she won 6-0, 6-4 in the No.3 singles match. The win is Stanojevic's 13th win in a row.
After taking the lead, things got tight after Caroline Pozo fell 7-5, 6-3 in the No.1 singles match while Ellen Puzak lost 6-3, 6-4 in the No.6 spot to tie things up.
The final match fell on Ky Ecton, who secured the Buffaloes victory with a gritty win in three sets. After dropping the first set 7-5, Ecton rallied back and dominated the next two sets 6-0, 6-1.
The Buffaloes will take on the University of Portland (2-2) tomorrow.
Colorado 4, Portland State 3
1. SANONER,Capu (PSU) def. Caroline Pozo (COLO) 7-5, 6-3
2. Antonia Balzert (COLO) def. BEUKERS,Nika (PSU) 6-1, 6-2
3. Mila Stanojevic (COLO) def. REES,Emily (PSU) 6-0, 6-4
4. Betina Tokac (COLO) def. OHARA,Makoto (PSU) 6-1, 6-0
5. Ky Ecton (COLO) def. HERNANDEZ,Majo (PSU) 5-7, 6-0, 6-1
6. EGAN,Maddie (PSU) def. Ellen Puzak (COLO) 6-3, 6-4
1. SANONER,Capu/BEUKERS,Nika (PSU) def. Caroline Pozo/Maria Campos (COLO) 6-1
2. Antonia Balzert/Mila Stanojevic (COLO) def. REES,Emily/OHARA,Makoto (PSU) 7-6 (7-5)
3. HERNANDEZ,Majo/EGAN,Maddie (PSU) def. Betina Tokac/Ellen Puzak (COLO) 7-6 (8-6)
Portland State 4-4
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (2,4,3,6,1,5)