New Mexico Takes in Doubles, Edges Wyoming Tennis

ALBUQUERQUE, – The Wyoming tennis team (10-7 overall, 2-1 MW) suffered a 4-3 loss against the New Mexico Lobos (8-7, 2-0 MW) on Sunday morning. New Mexico took the early 1-0 advantage with two wins in doubles.

Sophomore Ana Tkachenko and freshman Myiah Scott dropped a 6-1 contest against Bronte Murgett and Lauren Rich. Senior Magdalena Stencel and sophomore Milka Genkova fell to Diana Wong and Natasha Munday, 6-4, while juniors Elisa Koonik and Tessa van Der Ploeg were all tied up at four but didn’t finish.

Koonik evened things up for UW with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Murgett, followed by Hsiang-Wen Huang over Tkachenko, 6-3, 6-2. It went back and forth over the final four matches. Stencel beat Wong, 6-3, 6-4, while Rich defeated Scott, 6-4, 6-2. Genkova would even things up at three all with a two-set win, 6-3, 6-4, against Yue Lin Chen. Unfortunately, van Der Ploeg fell short against Quevedo,  6-4, 7-5.


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