Two More Wins for the Wildcats
Tucson, Ariz. - No. 44 Arizona bounced back after yesterday's loss to claim two more wins in their spring season. The Wildcats swept the Cougars 4-0 in the morning match and won 4-3 against the Rams in the afternoon.
The Wildcats took both doubles points in Sunday's doubleheader against Washington State and Colorado State.
Midori Castillo and Belen Nevenhoven clinched the doubles point 6-4 on court three against Washington State. Kayla Wilkins and Kirsten Prelle finished 1-6 on court two against Yang Lee and Fifa Kumhom. And finishing first for the Cats was Parker Fry and Khim Iglupas who won their match 6-4 against Maxine Murphy and Michaela Bayerlova.
Wilkins and Iglupas swept the No. 52 doubles team Radka Buzkova and Matea Mihaljevic 6-0. Finalizing the second doubles point of the day for Arizona was Fry and Prelle with a 6-4 win against Lucia Natal and Tracy Guo.
Each Cat who won a singles point against WSU did so in two straight sets. Fry took the first singles point for Arizona defeating Elyse Tse 6-1, 7-5. Next was Nevenhoven with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Hania Abouelsaad. Securing the first conference win for the Wildcats was Iglupas who finished 6-4, 7-5 against Kumhom.
Ziouti grabbed the first singles point against the Rams with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Mihaljevic. Fry was next, defeating Richterova 6-4 in two straight sets. Nevenhoven clinched the match after she won 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 against Sarah Weekley.
The Cats travel to California on Wednesday, March 9 for a match against Loyola Marymount and then two more conference matches against UCLA and USC on Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12.
Arizona 4, Washington State 0
1. Salma Ziouti (ARIZ) vs. Michaela Bayerlova (WSU) 4-6, 4-4, unfinished
2. Kayla Wilkins (ARIZ) vs. Savanna Ly-Nguyen (WSU) 4-6, 6-4, unfinished
3. Midori Castillo-Meza (ARIZ) vs. Maxine Murphy (WSU) 3-6, 6-3, unfinished
4. Parker Fry (ARIZ) def. Elyse Tse (WSU) 6-1, 7-5
5. Khim Iglupas (ARIZ) def. Fifa Kumhom (WSU) 6-4, 7-5
6. Belen Nevenhoven (ARIZ) def. Hania Abouelsaad (WSU) 6-2, 6-4
Order of finish: 4, 6, 5
1. Khim Iglupas/Parker Fry (ARIZ) def. Maxine Murphy/Michaela Bayerlova (WSU) 6-4
2. Yang Lee/Fifa Kumhom (WSU) def. Kayla Wilkins/Kirsten Prelle (ARIZ) 6-1
3. Midori Castillo-Meza/Belen Nevenhoven (ARIZ) def. Elyse Tse/Savanna Ly-Nguyen (WSU) 6-4
Order of finish: 2, 1, 3
Arizona 4, Colorado State 3
1. Salma Ziouti (ARIZ) def. Matea Mihaljevic (CSU) 6-1, 6-4
2. Radka Buzkova (CSU) def. Kayla Wilkins (ARIZ) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)
3. Parker Fry (ARIZ) def. Sarka Richterova (CSU) 6-4, 6-4
4. Somer Dalla-Bona (CSU) def. Khim Iglupas (ARIZ) 6-0, 6-2
5. Belen Nevenhoven (ARIZ) def. Sarah Weekley (CSU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
6. Lucia Natal (CSU) def. Kirsten Prelle (ARIZ) 6-4, 6-2
Order of finish: 4, 1, 6, 3, 2
1. Kayla Wilkins/Khim Iglupas (ARIZ) def. Matea Mihaljevic/Radka Buzkova (CSU) 6-0
2. Belen Nevenhoven/Midori Castillo-Meza (ARIZ) vs. Somer Dalla-Bona/Sarka Richterova (CSU) 5-3, unfinished
3. Kirsten Prelle/Parker Fry (ARIZ) def. Lucia Natal/Tracy Guo (CSU) 6-4
Order of finish: 1, 3