Women’s tennis completes action Wednesday in ITA Mountain Region Championships

LAS VEGAS – Utah State women’s tennis concludes action Wednesday in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada.In singles play, junior Hailey Swenson became the lone Aggie to advance from the first round, a draw of 128, after defeating Colorado’s Abbie Prober, 6-2, 6-1. Swenson advanced to the second round, the round of 64, where she fell in three sets to North Carolina’s No. 17-ranked Tabatha Knop, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4. Swenson will continue play in the consolation round Thursday against Weber State’s Brittiny Moore, at 11:00 a.m.In the singles consolation round, freshmen Sadi Wilkins, Jenny Phillips and sophomore Carla Limon fell in their first rounds, respectively. Sophomore Monica Abella, junior Taylor Perry and senior Britney Watts advance on to the second round after first round byes.USU failed to take a match in the first round of 64 in doubles play. Phillips and Watts, Abella and freshman Kristina Voytsekhovich, Swenson and freshman Jaclyn West and Limon and Perry advance after byes in the first round of the doubles consolation.The Aggies continue action in the Mountain Region Championships Thursday, Oct. 14.ITA Mountain Region Championships ResultsOct 14, 2009 at Las Vegas, Nev.Singles competition128 Paul, Aubrey (BYU) def. Limon, Carla (USU) 6-1, 6-3128 Swenson, Hailey (USU) def. Prober, Abbie (CU) 6-2, 6-1128 Bran, Rebecca (UM) def. Wilkins, Sadi (USU) 6-0, 6-1128 Dake, Hannah (AFA) def. Abella, Monica (USU) 6-2, 6-064 Knop, Tabatha (17) (UNC) def. Swenson, Hailey (USU) 7-5, 4-6, 6-4C1 Abella, Monica (USU) BYEC1 Coll, Jenn (MSU) def. Wilkins, Sadi (USU) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3C1 Betis, Amy (ISU) def. Limon, Carla (USU) 6-1, 6-1C1 Watts, Britney (USU) BYEC1 Van Ginkel, Kim (UW) def. Phillips, Jenny (USU) 6-0, 6-1C1 Perry, Taylor (USU) BYE Doubles competition64 Harris, Missy/Kryuchkova, Evgenia (UU) def. Phillips, Jenny/Watts, Britney (USU) 8-164 Hidvegi, Adrienn/Pavlovic, Nives (UNLV) def. Abella, Monica/Voytsekhovich, K. (USU) 8-364 Miles, Paige/Putilina, Anastasia (UU) def. Swenson, Hailey/West, Jaclyn (USU) 8-164 Eromin, Katrina/Monreal, Christine (AFA) def. Limon, Carla/Perry, Taylor (USU) 8-4C1 Phillips, Jenny/Watts, Britney (USU) BYEC1 Abella, Monica/Voytsekhovich, K. (USU) BYEC1 Swenson, Hailey/West, Jaclyn (USU) BYEC1 Limon, Carla/Perry, Taylor (USU) BYE -USU-

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