Records: Arizona (1-2), Northern Arizona (1-4)
TUCSON, Ariz. - Twenty-fifth ranked Arizona earned its first win of the year in its season home opener defeating Northern Arizona, 7-0, Sunday at the Robson Tennis Center.
The Wildcats did not drop a set in any of their six singles contests. UA senior Michelle Gough snapped a three match losing skid defeating NAU's Yvonne DeWaal, 6-2, 6-2, at the No. 1 position. At the No. 4 position, Arizona junior Laresa Marino earned a victory defeating the Lumberjacks' Karen Kmiec, 6-3, 6-2. In the No. 6 singles match, UA junior Brooke Taylor defeated Northern Arizona's Michelle Mohr, 6-0, 6-3, halting a five match losing streak.
UA won all three doubles matches to win the doubles point.
Arizona returns to action this weekend when it plays host to Oregon on Friday, Feb. 9 at 1:30 p.m. MST and New Mexico on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. MST.
1. Michelle Gough (UA) def. Yvonne DeWaal (NAU), 6-2, 6-2
2. Debbie Larocque (UA) def. Susanna Wallin (NAU), 6-1, 6-1
3. Sophie Regnier (UA) def. Sylvana Navarro (NAU), 6-1, 6-2
4. Laresa Marino (UA) def. Karen Kmiec (NAU), 6-3, 6-2
5. Perrine Pernin (UA) def. Kathy Kmiec (NAU), 6-2, 6-2
6. Brooke Taylor (UA) def. Michelle Mohr (NAU), 6-0, 6-3
1. Regnier/Gough (UA) def. Navarro/Kathy Kmiec (NAU), 8-0
2. Larocque/Marino (UA) def. DeWaal/Wallin (NAU), 8-5
3. Pernin/Taylor (UA) def. Karen Kmiec/Mohr (NAU), 8-3