Jan. 18, 2013
LONG BEACH, Calif. - The University of Nevada women's tennis team kicked off the Winter Beach Tennis Invitational by earning three victories on Friday.
The Wolf Pack notched three doubles wins in Long Beach, led by the team of Michelle Okhremchuk and Emma Verberne. Together they steamrolled to a 8-0 victory over the team of Michaela Bezdickova and Laura Richardson of New Mexico.
Sophie Stevens and Sheila Smiley were up next for the Pack, as their team challenged Kristin Eggleston and Maria Sablina of New Mexico. After a back and forth match, they came up victorious by a score of 8-5.
The final win of the day for the Pack came from recent Wolf Pack signee Monika Magusiak and Rymma Maslova. Their team battled against Nikolina Grbac and Michaela Oldani of New Mexico before they were able to hang on for the nailbiting victory 9-8 (8-6).
The Wolf Pack is back in action on Saturday with singles play vs. New Mexico and doubles action against Colorado.