Women's Tennis Falls to No. 21 LMU
LOS ANGELES – The Utah women's tennis team was defeated by No. 21 Loyola Marymount on Sunday by the score of 4-0.
"This was a tough weekend for us and an overall challenging string of matches on the road," head coach Ric Mortera said. "We have a lot we need to look at and improve on in the coming week and look forward to getting back on our home courts."
In doubles, Emily Dush and Madeline Lamoreaux defeated the LMU team of Eva Marie Voracek / Ulyana Shirokova, 6-1. Needing one of the final two matches to clinch the doubles point, Linda Huang and Madison Tattini finished their match closely afterwards, losing to Loyola opponents, Wiktoria Rutowska/Isabella Tcherkes-Za, 6-2. The Lions took the doubles point when Lindsay Hung and Anya Lamoreaux were defeated by Veronika Miroshniche and Stefania Rogozinska, 6-2.
Huang went head to head with Veronika Miroshniche. Huang and Miroschninche traded games until the first set was sent to a 7-point tiebreaker, where Huang ultimately lost. Miroshniche clinched the match in the second set, winning 6-2.
Eva Marie Voracek narrowly defeated Dush after sending the first set to a 7th game, 7-5, 6-2. Hung fought it out with Wiktoria Rutkowska and ultimately lost 6-2, 7-5.
All other matches were left unfinished, but both Anya Lamoreaux and Madeline Lamoreaux had won their first set. Anya Lamoreaux was leading in the second set 3-2.
No. 21 LMU 4, No. 37 Utah 0
1. Wiktoria Rutowska/Isabella Tcherkes-Za (LMU) def. Linda Huang/Madison Tattini (UT), 6-2
2. Veronika Miroshniche/Stefania Rogozinska (LMU) def. Lindsay Hung/Anya Lamoreaux (UT), 6-2
3. Madeline Lamoreaux/Emily Dush (UT) def. Eva Marie Voracek/Ulyana Shirokova (LMU), 6-1
Order of Finish: 3,1,2
1. Veronika Miroshniche (LMU) def. No. 124 Linda Huang (UT), 7-6, 6-2
2. Eva Marie Voracek (LMU) def. Emily Dush (UT), 7-5, 6-2
3. Wiktoria Rutowska (LMU) def. Lindsay Hung (UT), 6-2, 7-5
4. Madison Tattini (UT) vs. Stefania Rogozinska (LMU), 4-6, 2-4, unfinished
5. Anya Lamoreaux (UT) vs. Isabella Tcherkes-Za (LMU), 7-5, 3-2, unfinished
6. Madeline Lamoreaux (UT) vs. Ulyana Shirokova (LMU), 7-6, 1-6, unfinished
Order of Finish: 3,1,2
Utah returns to its home courts on Friday, April 1st, when they host Oregon in Pac-12 play. This will be the Utes' first home match in three weeks. First serve is set for 1:30 p.m. MT.
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