The CU women’s tennis team hasn’t lost to the University of New Mexico since 2008, and Saturday was no different. In their first shutout of the season CU beat the Lobos 7-0.
The Buffs move to 4-2 on the season and hand New Mexico their first loss of the season bringing them to 3-1.
CU's Erin Sanders serves to her LSU opponents on Jan. 20 in this file photo. The Buffs shut out the University of New Mexico Lobos on Saturday, 7-0. (CU Independent/Annie Rumbles)
CU is now on a two match win streak after beating rival CSU a week ago. The duo of sophomore Erin Sanders and freshman Ashley Tiefel, clinched the doubles point for only the second time this season with an 8-6 victory.
Senior Ania Anuszkiewicz provided the fourth point for CU, clinching the match by defeating Alyssa Caffey 6-4, 6-3. Sanders and freshman Julyette Steur both won in straight sets.
The doubles team of sophomore Winde Janssens and sophomore Carla Manzi Tenorio is ranked 55th in the nation and helped CU to secure the doubles point with an 8-3 win. Both women got wins in singles as well with Janssens defeating Susanna Kuuttila, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, and Manzi Tenorio defeating Nikolina Grbac, 6-1, 3-6, 6-2.
This was Janssens 11th win of the season and Manzi Tenorio’s sixth win when playing in three set matches. Sophomore Kristina Schleich also defeated Michaela Bezdickov, 6-1, 6-7(5), 1-0(7) to get her 12th win of the season.
CU hosts Northern Colorado next Saturday at the Millennium Hotel Harvest House.
Statistics courtesy of the University of Colorado Sports Information Department.
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