* University of Wyoming press release

McCOMB, Miss., – The Wyoming Cowgirl tennis squad bounced back in a nice way Friday night in their second match down in Mississippi. The Cowgirls handed McNeese State its first loss of the season in the matchup, winning 4-0.

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Wyoming (2-5) opened up by securing the doubles point, winning at the No. 1 and 3 spots. At the first position, Ana Fernandez and Sophie Zehender picked up a 6-2 victory. The Cowgirls locked up the doubles with a quick 6-1 win at No. 3 as the tandem of Noesjka Brink and Nikol Dobrilova were victorious.

In singles play, UW won the first three completed matches, securing the shutout victory. At No. 2 singles, Zehender won with a straight-sets victory over Heta Nuutinen, 6-3 and 6-1. Dobrilova, meanwhile, won at the fourth spot, 6-1 and 6-2 over Natalia Ballo. Violetta Borodina rounded-out the wins for the Cowgirls, as she also won in straight sets, taking a 6-2 and 6-4 win at the No. 5 singles’ spot.

The Cowgirls end their trip down to Mississippi Saturday with an 11 a.m., MT contest against Southeastern Louisiana.

Wyoming vs. McNeese State
2/10/2023 in McComb, Miss.


Wyoming 4, McNeese State 0
Doubles competition
1. Ana Fernandez/Sophie Zehender (WYO) def. Fox/Pommiers (MCST) 6-2
2. Violetta Borodina/Maria Oreshkina (WYO) vs. Martinez/Monlleo (MCST) 5-5 unfinished
3. Noesjka Brink/Nikol Dobrilova (WYO) def. Jokanovic/Nuutinen (MCST) 6-1

Singles competition
1. Oreshkina (WYO) vs. Pommiers (MCST) 4-6, 3-3 unfinished
2. Zehender (WYO) def. Nuutinen (MCST) 6-3, 6-1
3. Brink (WYO) vs. Fox (MCST) 7-6, 1-1 unfinished
4. Dobrilova (WYO) def. Ballo (MCST) 6-1, 6-2
5. Borodina (WYO) def. Martinez (MCST) 6-2, 6-4
6. Fernandez (WYO) vs. Monlleo (MCST) unfinished

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