October 13, 2013

Women's Tennis completes USTA/ITA Mountain Regional

Collin Boyles
UNCBears.com


GREELEY
– The Northern Colorado women's tennis team completed its competition at the USTA/ITA Mountain Regional in Las Vegas, Nev. The Bears finished tournament play on Saturday with four singles and two doubles victories.

Highlighting the weeklong tournament included doubles wins by duos Stephanie Catlin and Beth Coton, and Adriana Nieto and Hilary Walters-West on the opening day. Catlin/Coton swept Alexis Garrett and Anett Ferenczi-Bako of the hometown UNLV, 8-0. Nieto/Walters-West's opponents put up a stronger fight, but the Bears pair pulled through with the 8-4 win.

The Bears earned the majority of its singles wins on Saturday. Laura Wehner grabbed a win a day earlier, though, as she took down Sydney Monson of BYU 6-2, 6-0. On Saturday, Wehner also won 7-5,6-2 against Ashley Tanner of Big Sky opponent Weber State. Nieto defeated Demi Daniels of BYU 6-0, 6-1 while Beth Coton also beat Monson 6-3, 6-4.

The USTA/ITA Regional completed fall action for the women's tennis team. The Bears will hit the courts again in the spring for team head-to-head matchups.

USTA/ITA Mountain Regional Results


Wednesday

Doubles

Stephanie Catlin/Beth Coton (UNC) def. Alexis Garrett/Anett Ferenczi-Bako (UNLV) 8-0
Adriana Nieto/Hilary Walters-West (UNC) def. Sarah Spruch/Emelia Box (NAU) 8-4
Michaela Bezdicvkova/Lizette Blankers (9-16) (UNM) def. Chrissie Hoolahan/Laura Wehner (UNC) 8-4

Singles

Luisa Gerstner da Rosa (UU) def. Adriana Nieto (UNC) 6-1, 6-7, 6-4
Natasha Smith (UNM) def. Hilary Walters-West (UNC) 5-7, 6-1, 6-0
Mia Brandt (NMSU) def. Beth Coton (UNC) 7-5, 6-2
Santa Shumilina (UNLV) def. Laura Wehner (UNC) 3-6, 6-4, 6-0
Morgan Anderson (BYU) def. Steph Catlin (UNC) 6-4, 3-6, 6-0
Maddy Murray (UM) def. Chrissie Hoolahan (UNC) 6-4, 6-4

Thursday

Doubles

Galina Bykova/Beatriz Flores (ID) def. Stephanie Catlin/Beth Coton (UNC) 8-0
Dominique Dulski/Natasha Smith (9-16) (UNM) def. Adriana Nieto/Hilary Walters-West (UNC) 8-2

Friday

Doubles

Iren Kotseva/Demi Dimitrova (UNLV) def. Chrissie Hoolahan/Laura Wehner (UNC) 8-5

Singles

Brittany Collens (NMSU) def. Adriana Nieto (UNC) 6-4, 7-6
Christina Gecheva (WYO) def. Hilary Walters-West (UNC) 6-1, 7-5
Paola Artiga (UNLV) def. Beth Coton (UNC) 6-1, 6-1
Laura Wehner (UNC) def. Sydney Monson (BYU) 6-2, 6-0
Bety Flores (ID) def. Stephanie Catlin (UNC) 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-8)
Ellen Crum (MSU) def. Chrissie Hoolahan (UNC) 6-2, 6-1

Saturday

Singles

Laura Wehner (UNC) def. Ashley Tanner (WSU) 7-5, 6-2
Adriana Nieto (UNC) def. Demi Daniels (BYU) 6-0, 6-1
Kamelia Dimitrova (UNLV) def. Hilary Walters-West (UNC) 6-3, 7-5
Sarah Richter (UU) def. Stephanie Caitlin (UNC) 6-3, 6-3
Beth Coton (UNC) def. Sydney Monson (BYU) 6-3, 6-4