Tennis Recap: Colorado State drops tough decision against Grand Canyon

Natalie Heffron

Natalie Heffron

March 30, 2014

 

By Max Lerner
Athletic Media Relations

RENO, Nev. – The Colorado State women’s tennis team fell to Grand Canyon, 7-0, Sunday, in Reno, Nev.  

In a match rescheduled for Sunday morning, the Rams had chances for victories at the Nos. 1, 3 and 6 singles positions but Grand Canyon proved to be too much as they defeated CSU each time in a three-set tie-breaker. Priscilla Annoual defeated Natalie Heffron 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (10-6), Alexandra Petrzalkova defeated freshman Celine Voss 6-4, 6-7(8-6), 10-5 and Janaki Gunuganti defeated senior Lauren Pick 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (10-3). 

In doubles, the Rams dropped all three sets giving Grand Canyon the doubles point. Mollie Cooper and Kaley Schultz were competitive at the No. 2 position, but were narrowly edged 8-5 by GCU’s Janaki Gunuganti and Frederique Van de Velde.  

The Rams will next travel to New Mexico for a matchup with the Lobos on April 4th at 4 p.m. To finish the weekend, the Rams will travel to Colorado Springs on April 6th where they will face off against the Air Force Falcons. 


GRAND CANYON DEF. COLORADO STATE, 7-0

March 30, 2014—RENO, NEV.

SINGLES: 


 

 

No. 1 Priscilla Annoual (GCU) def. Natalie Heffron (CSU) 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (10-6)

No. 2 Tatum Prudhomme (GCU) def. Mollie Cooper (CSU) 6-1, 6-1

No. 3 Janaki Gunuganti (GCU) def. Lauren Pick (CSU) 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (10-3)

No. 4 Frederique Van de Velde (GCU) def. Maddie Buxton (CSU) 6-1, 6-1

No. 5 Silvia Tumova (GCU) def. Kwynn Ecton (CSU) 6-1, 6-0

No. 6 Alexandra Petrzalkova (GCU) def. Celine Voss (CSU) 6-4, 6-7(8-6), 10-5

Order of finish: 5, 4, 2, 1, 6, 3 


DOUBLES:

No. 1 Annoual/Prudhomme (GCU) def. Heffron/Pick (CSU) 8-2

No. 2 Gunuganti/Van de Velde (GCU) def. Cooper/Schultz (CSU) 8-5

No. 3 Tumova/Petrzalkova (GCU) def. Ecton/Buxton (CSU) 8-3

Order of finish: 1, 2, 3 

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