Women's Tennis

Pioneers Fall to Ole Miss in First Round of NCAA Tournament

May 8, 2015

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- The Denver women's tennis team (15-9, 7-0 Summit League) could not defeat No. 23 Ole Miss (16-10) Friday morning at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center. The Pioneers fell, 4-1.

The Rebels opened play by taking the doubles point over the Pioneers. Milutinovic and Verboven picked up an 8-2 win over senior Michelle Garpenlov and junior Charlotte Derbyshire. The No. 70 pairing of Mai El Kamash and Erin Stephens then defeated sophomores Sonja Radosevic and Morgan Barnhill, 8-4.

Freshman Julia O'Loughlin sparked a rally in the singles for the Pioneers with a, 6-3, 6-1 win over El Kamash.

However, the Rebels would close out courts four and one and clinch the victory.

The Pioneers finished the season winning eight of their last ten matches and defending their Summit League championship crown.

No.23 Ole Miss 4, Denver 1
May 8, 2015

Doubles competition
1. #65 Julia Jones/Natalie Suk (OM) vs. SLATTERY, Maureen/O'LOUGHLIN, Julia (WDEN) 7-4, unfinished
2. #70 Mai El Kamash/Erin Stephens (OM) def. RADOSEVIC, Sonja/BARNHILL, Morgan (WDEN) 8-4
3. Marija Milutinovic/Iris Verboven (OM) def. GARPENLOV, Michelle/DERBYSHIRE, Charlott (WDEN) 8-2

Singles competition
1.  #10 Julia Jones (OM) def. Slattery, Maureen (WDEN) 6-4, 6-2
2. #82 Arianne Hartono (OM) vs. Radosevic, Sonja (WDEN) 6-2, 3-5, unfinished
3. O'Loughlin, Julia (WDEN) def. Mai El Kamash (OM) 6-3, 6-1
4. Natalie Suk (OM) def. DERBYSHIRE, Charlott (WDEN) 6-2, 6-2
5. Erin Stephens (OM) def. VAN GENECHTEN, Evy (WDEN) 6-0, 6-0
6. Iris Verboven (OM) vs. Barnhill, Morgan (WDEN) 4-6, 3-3, unfinished

Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (5,3,4,1)

 

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