Tennis Recap: Colorado State drops 6-1 decision to visiting Colorado
By Max Lerner
Feb. 10, 2013
The Colorado State women's tennis team fell, 6-1, Sunday to in-state rival Colorado. Despite the loss, the Rams captured one point, as freshman Abby Stevens notched her first career dual-match win at the No. 4 singles position.
In doubles, the Rams dropped both the No. 1 and No. 2 matches, giving Colorado the doubles point. In No. 3 doubles the tandem of Natalie Heffron and Adriana Wojakowska trailed 6-5 before play was stopped to move to singles action.
Colorado claimed victories in each of the No. 1 through No. 3 matches to clinch the overall victory. Buffaloes sophomore Julyette Steur defeated Rams sophomore Natalie Heffron at the No. 1 spot, 6-3, 6-1, while Colorado's Winde Janssens topped CSU junior Kaley Schultz 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2.
The Buffaloes' winning ways continued at No. 3 singles, where freshman Dhany Quevedo defeated Rams freshman Kendall Heitzner, 6-2, 6-3.
Stevens then defeated Colorado senior Erin Sanders 2-6, 6-3, with a 10-3 tiebreaker to give the Rams a lift.
"(With) Abby, you could tell by watching her match that she fights for everything," said head coach Jon Messick. "For a freshman to play that well against a senior really bodes well for the future."
Sophomore Adriana Wojakowska was defeated by Colorado junior Carla Manzi 6-3, 6-1, while Rams freshman Jennifer Weissmann lost to Colorado junior Ashley Tiefel 6-4, 6-2.
COLORADO (3-2) DEF. COLORADO STATE (0-1)
FEB. 10, 2013--FORT COLLINS COLO.
No. 1 Julyette Steur (CU) def. Natalie Heffron (CSU), 6-3, 6-1
No. 2 Winde Janssens (CU) def. Kaley Schultz (CSU), 6-1, 6-1
No. 3 Dhany Quevedo (CU) def. Kendall Heitzner (CSU), 6-2, 6-3
No. 4 Abby Stevens (CSU) def. Erin Sanders (CU), 2-6, 6-3 (10-3)
No. 5 Carla Manzi (CU) def. Adriana Wojakowska (CSU), 6-3, 6-1
No. 6 Ashley Tiefel (CU) def. Jennifer Weissmann (CSU), 6-4, 6-2
Order of finish: 2,3,1,4,5,6
No. 1 Steur/Sanders (CU) def. Heitzner/Schultz (CSU), 8-2
No. 2 Janssens/Manzi (CU) def. Mollie Cooper/ Weissmann, 8-2
No. 3 Tiefel/Quevedo (CU) vs. Heffron/Wojakowska, (6-5 when play suspended)
Order of finish: 1,2,3