Nevada earns seventh seed for Mountain West Championships

Nevada's singles line up when it travels to the Mountain West Championships.

Nevada's singles line up when it travels to the Mountain West Championships.

April 21, 2014

RENO, Nev. -  The University of Nevada women's tennis team has earned the No. 7 seed for the Mountain West Championships, which begins on Wednesday.

The Wolf Pack finished the season at 11-9, while posting a 2-3 mark in the Mountain West. Nevada topped UNLV on April 6, but dropped its next two conference matches en route to the No. 7 seed. Nevada will open the tournament by facing No. 10 Utah State, whom they did not face in the regular season.

Michelle Okhremchuk leads Nevada into the match at 13-7 through dual action, while Sheila Morales Hidalgo is 12-8 in the spring. Juliette Legendre holds an 8-5 dual action mark. IN doubles, the team of Okhremchuk and Morales notched a 13-2 record, while Sheila Smiley and Legendre are 11-6.

Utah State finished the regular season at 13-9, but only 1-5 in conference play. The Aggies dropped their final contest of the season to Wyoming, 5-2 on April 13. McKenzie Davis will lead the Aggies, as she notched a 17-3 dual action record. Nini Guensler finished the season at 14-5.

The winner of the match with Utah State will go on to face New Mexico in the quarterfinals. The match with the Aggies will begin at 2 pm on Wednesday, April 23. The link to the Mountain West bracket for the women's tennis championships can be found here:!/news-detail/mw-wtenchampbracketrelease_04-21-14_a1m4fm.



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