Stevens and No. 65 Women's Tennis Defeat San Francisco in Final Non-Conference Match
SAN FRANCISCO - Sophomore Caroline Stevens and the No. 65 University of Nevada women’s tennis team defeated the University of San Francisco Saturday 4-3 in the Wolf Pack’s final non-conference match of the regular season.
Stevens has won six of the last seven matches in both singles and doubles, all with sophomore Aodhnait Lombard. Stevens defeated Jessy Mekpoh 6-2, 6-3 in No. 4 singles and with Lombard, the duo defeated Mylene Martin and Julia Wartenburger 8-3 in No. 2 doubles. Stevens and Lombard are now 9-7 when playing together in doubles.
Junior Maria Mizyuk is now alone in Nevada’s third all-time career singles wins list with 52 when she defeated Wartenburger 6-1, 6-3 in the No. 3 singles spot. Mizyuk will now chase senior Caroline Bailly, who despite losing to No. 60 Jennifer Heinser 6-4, 6-1 in the No. 1 position has 71 career wins and is second in the all-time list.
Lombard defeated Alana McMahon 6-3, 6-3 in the No. 6 singles position and with the win she improves to 10-13 on the season in singles.
In doubles action, Nevada was able to secure the doubles point. With Stevens and Lombard winning in the No. 2 position, sophomores Lais Ogata and Florence De Vrye defeated McMahon and Oudomvilay 8-3 in the No. 3 position.
Nevada (10-8, 4-2 Western Athletic Conference) went 6-6 against non-conference teams this season.
Nevada will conclude the regular season on April 18th in a doubleheader, facing WAC opponents Louisiana Tech and Utah State, respectively, in Logan, Utah.