April 27, 2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Nevada women's tennis team could not overcome No. 39 San Diego State, and fell in its semifinal match on Saturday by a score of 4-1.
The No. 4 seed Wolf Pack (12-7) was eliminated from the Mountain West Tournament by the top-seeded Aztecs (22-4) with the loss. Nevada snatched only one victory in singles on the day, as Sheila Smiley cruised past Kristin Buth in straight sets 7-5, 6-2. Head coach Guillaume Tonelliwas proud of his teams season, regardless of the finish.
"This team battled hard all year, playing nearly all of our games on the road," he said. "It's tough for our student-athletes to always be on the road and I am extremely happy with how we played this season."
Tennis Match Results
(4) Nevada vs (1) San Diego State
April 27, 2013 at USAFA, Colo.
#39 (1) San Diego State 4, (4) Nevada
1. Julia Wais (SDSU) vs. Michelle Okhremchuk (NEV) 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 0-1, unfinished
2. Alicia Aguilar (SDSU) def. Emma Verberne (NEV) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1
3. Laura Antonana (SDSU) def. Sophie Stevens (NEV) 3-6, 6-1, 6-4
4. Shelia Smiley (NEV) def. Kristin Buth (SDSU) 7-5, 6-2
5. Tami Nguyen (SDSU) def. Juliette Legendre (NEV) 6-3, 6-2
6. Michela Casanova (SDSU) vs. Caroline Konigsfeldt (NEV) 7-5, 6-6, unfinished
1. Laura Antonana/Michela Casanova (SDSU) vs. Michelle Okhremchuk/Emma Verberne (NEV) 8-7, unfinished
2. Julia Wais/Kristin Buth (SDSU) def. Sophie Stevens/Juliette Legendre (NEV) 8-4
3. Alicia Aguilar/Isabelle Hoorn (SDSU) def. Caroline Konigsfeldt/Shelia Smiley (NEV) 8-5
(4) Nevada 12-7
(1) San Diego State 22-4; National ranking #39
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3); Singles (5,4,3,2)