Feb. 3, 2013
The Air Force women's tennis team suffered its first loss of the season Saturday, falling to Gonzaga 6-1 in Eugene, Ore. Gonzaga evened its record at 1-1 while the Falcons are now 4-1.
The Bulldogs won the doubles point despite Air Force taking the No. 2 doubles match as senior Chrisitne Molina and sophomore Natasha Rizvi defeated Samantha Polayes and Melanie Yates, 8-6.
In singles play, senior Hannah Dake posted AFA's lone victory, beating Kylie Peek 6-1, 6-3 at the No. 2 spot. Sophomore Tiffany Tran (No. 3) and senior Melissa Cecil (No. 5) each lost in a third-set super tiebreaker.
The Falcons will play the University of Oregon on Sunday, Jan. 3 at 9 a.m.
Gonzaga 6, Air Force 1
Saturday, Feb. 2
1. EDWARDS, Katie (GON) def. Molina, Christine (USAF) 6-3, 6-1
2. Dake, Hannah (USAF) def. PEEK, Kylie (GON) 6-1, 6-3
3. KLINGERT, Isabell (GON) def. Tran, Tiffany (USAF) 6-2, 3-6, 10-6
4. POLAYES, Samantha (GON) def. Rizvi, Natasha (USAF) 6-4, 6-1
5. TALLAS, Alexandra (GON) def. Cecil, Melissa (USAF) 6-7, 6-3, 10-6
6. KOEHLER, Franziska (GON) def. Meyers, Mary (USAF) 6-2, 6-0
1. EDWARDS, Katie/PEEK, Kylie (GON) def. CECIL, Melissa/DAKE, Hannah (USAF) 8-6
2. MOLINA, Christine/RIZVI, Natasha (USAF) def. POLAYES, Samantha/YATES, Melanie (GON) 8-6
3. KLINGERT, Isabell/KOEHLER, Franziska (GON) def. HUEFFNER, Anastasia/MEYERS, Mary (USAF) 8-5