March 1, 2014
By Max Lerner
Athletic Media Relations
LINCOLN, Neb. - The Colorado State women’s tennis team lost a touch match to the Drake Bulldogs, Sunday in Lincoln Neb., by a final score of 7-0.
“I don’t think the score indicates how well we played today; I think we really played at a high level,” Head Coach Jon Messick said. “We got beat by a very good Drake team today, and I thought the team played at, undoubtedly, the highest level we’ve played at all season long.”
In doubles, the Rams had leads at the No. 1 and No. 2 positions before eventually dropping the doubles point. Natalie Heffron and Adriana Wojakowska defeated Lea Kozulic and Jordan Eggleson at the No. 1 position by a final score of 8-2. Mollie Cooper and Lauren Pick had an early lead over Nell Boyd and Mariel Ante before eventually dropping the point by a final of 8-6.
“We really put ourselves in a position to win the doubles point. I was proud of how we played in doubles,” Messick said.
In singles, the Rams had opportunities to win points at the Nos. 1, 2 and 5 positions as all three matches went to third set tiebreakers. Heffron gave Klavdija Rebol everything she could handle at No. 1 before eventually being defeated in the third set. Wojakowska also gave Ante a tough match at No. 2 before also being defeated in a third set. Maddie Buxton was the Rams’ last hope at a singles point, as she took Kozulic to three sets before being defeated by a score of 2-6, 6-1, 6-3.
The Rams will resume play when they take on Nebraska tomorrow, March 2 at 10 a.m.
DRAKE (7) DEF. COLORADO STATE (0)
MARCH. 1, 2014 —LINCOLN, NEB.
1) Heffron/Wojakowska (CSU) def. Kozulic/Eggleson (DRAKE) 8-2
2) Boyd/Ante (DRAKE) def. Cooper/Pick (CSU) 8-3
3) Rebol/Johnson (DRAKE) vs. Buxton/Ecton (CSU) 8-5
# # #
Download Schedules: Add to calendar
CSU tennis recognized as ITA Academic Team
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) recently announced its 2016 Academic Teams and...
CSU tennis announces 2016-17 schedule
The Colorado State tennis team announced its 2016-17 schedule on Tuesday, featuring four fall...
School-record 82 Rams earn MW Scholar-Athlete...
Sixty-nine Colorado State student-athletes earned a total of 82 Scholar-Athlete awards from the...
102 CSU student-athletes earn academic recognition
A total of 102 Colorado State student-athletes earned recognition from the Mountain West for...
Jarod Camerota announced as CSU's head tennis...
Colorado State has hired former assistant coach Jarod Camerota as its women’s tennis coach....
Recap: Messick closes illustrious coaching career
A 31-year-old era came to a close Thursday evening as Jon Messick coached the Colorado State...
Match Notes: Host CSU to begin Mountain West...
For the second time in six seasons, Colorado State will host the Mountain West Championship,...
Longtime CSU tennis coach Jon Messick announces...
Longtime Colorado State head tennis coach Jon Messick announced his retirement on Tuesday. The...