COLLINS, Colo. - For the 27th time in program history, the University of Colorado
tennis team defeated Colorado State.
Buffs beat the Rams 6-1 Sunday at the Miramont Athletic Club, improving their
series lead against their in-state rivals to a perfect 27-0.
holds a 3-2 record in this spring season, while the Rams fall to 0-1 in their
"I am really
happy how we performed and competed today," CU head coach Nicole Kenneally
said. "We know that CSU is a team that is always going to battle and try to
make you play one more ball. We did a great job of staying focused and were
ready for their best play. This weekend has continued to show the
character of this team. Friday we came out and played a great match vs. DU and
missed a win there by the slimmest of margins and then today to follow up with
a short turn around and to step up, stay focused and take advantage of our
opportunities was solid."
outstanding in doubles and singles play. No winning Buffs dropped more than six
games in each of their matches, with Winde Janssens once again leading the
pack, dropping only two games.
Tenorio continues to shine. She has won four straight matches as an
individual, and she and partner Janssens are a perfect 5-0 this season.
playing some of their best tennis, and our doubles is starting to click, so
this will allow us to be in a position to compete with a lot of teams," Keanneally
said. "We have a great schedule ahead of us starting with UCSB and LMU next
weekend, a couple more home matches and then we start with conference so we are
making the adjustments now to put ourselves in our best position. We are
excited for the coming matches. Go Black!
Buffs complete their four-game road trip next weekend in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Play opens at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15 against UC Santa Barbara and continues
against Loyola Marymount at noon on Sunday, Feb. 17.
Colorado 6, Colorado
(3-2), CSU (0-2)
Feb. 10, Miramont Athletic Club
Steur/Sanders (CU) def. Heitzner/Schultz, 8-2
Janssens/Manzi Tenorio (CU) def. Cooper/Weissmann, 8-2
Tiefel/Quevedo (CU) vs. Heffron Wojakowska, DNF
of Finish: 1, 2*
Julyette Steur (CU) def. Natalie Heffron, 6-3, 6-1
Winde Janssens (CU) def. Kaley Schultz, 6-1, 6-1
Dhany Quevedo (CU) def. Kendall Heitzner, 6-2, 6-3
Abby Stevens (CSU) def. Erin Sanders, 2-6, 6-3, (10-3)
Carla Manzi Tenorio (CU) def. Adriana Wojakowska, 6-3, 6-1
Ashley Tiefel (CU) def. Jennifer Weissmann, 6-4, 6-2
of Finish: 2, 1, 3*, 4, 5, 6