Nevada Downs Air Force 6-1
Sophomore Natasha Rizvi won at No. 4 singles Saturday
 
Sophomore Natasha Rizvi won at No. 4 singles Saturday

April 7, 2013

The Air Force women’s tennis team dropped its third straight match Saturday, losing to Nevada 6-1 in Fresno, Calif. Nevada improved to 8-4 overall and 2-1 record in the MW, while the Falcons fell to 12-7 and 1-3 in league play. 

The Wolf Pack won the doubles point by sweeping all three matches. The closest match was at the No. 2 position, where Sophie Stevens and Juliette Legendre beat senior Christine Molina and sophomore Natasha Rizvi 8-6.

Rizvi produced Air Force’s lone singles victory by defeating Sheila Smiley, 7-5, 6-1 at the No. 4 spot. Nevada won the other five matches in straight sets.

The Falcons return home to face New Mexico on Friday, April 12 at 2 p.m.

Nevada 6, Air Force 1
April 6, 2013
Fresno, Calif.

Doubles
1.  Okhremchuk / Verbene (NEV) def. Dake / Melissa Cecil, 8-2
2.  Stevens / Legendre (NEV) def. Molina / Rizvi, 8-6
3.  Smiley / Konigsfeldt (NEV) def. Tran / Marcelli Magday, 8-2

Singles
1. Michelle Okhremchuk (NEV) def. Christine Molina, 6-1, 6-4
2. Emma Verberne (NEV) def. Tiffany Tran, 6-1, 6-0
3. Sophie Stevens (NEV) def. Hannah Dake, 6-3, 6-0
4. Natasha Rizvi (AF) def. Sheila Smiley (NEV), 7-5, 6-1
5. Juliette Legendre (NEV) def. Mary Meyers, 6-1, 7-6(4)
6. Caroline Konigsfeldt (NEV) def. Anastasia Hueffner, 7-6(2), 7-6(4)


 

 

 


 

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