“I'm very pleased with today’s effort,” head coach Vicky Maes said. “The girls did a great job recovering from losing the doubles point. They went out in singles with great focus and lots of heart. It paid off for everyone.”
In doubles play, Stephanie Blazert and Juliette Mavroleon defeated Klara Jagosova and Daniela Novakova, 9-8, in the first position. In the No. 2 slot, senior Iza Ferreira and junior Kasia Jakowlew fell to Texas-Arlington’s Simri van Rooyen and Monika Peciulionyte, 9-7.
After the slow start in doubles play, the Wildcats came back strong in singles play. Balzert defeated No. 49 Klara Jagosova, 6-3, 7-6, in the first position. In the No. 2 slot, Danielle Steinberg defeated Novakova, 6-0, 6-2. Mavroleon beat Rooyen, 6-3, 6-3. Kasia Jakowlew clinched
With victory in hand, Arizona finished a sweep in the singles round when Razloznik defeated Texas-Arlington’s Rozkalne, 6-3, 5-7, 10-4 in the No. 5 position and Camelia Todorova beat Brown 6-0, 6-4 at position No. 6.
1. Balzert/Mavroleon (UA) def. Jagosova/Novakova (UTA) 9-8
2. Simri van Rooyen/Monika Peciulionyte (UTA) def. Jakowlew/Ferreira (UA) 9-7
3. Brown/ Rozkalne (UTA) def. Razloznik/Rochefort (UA) 8-5
1. Stephanie Balzert (UA) def. Klara Jagosova (UTA) 6-3, 7-6
2. Danielle Steinberg (UA) def. Daniela Novakova (UTA) 6-0, 6-2
3. Juliette Mavroleon (UA) def. Simri van Rooyen (UTA) 6-3, 6-3
4. Kasia Jakowlew (UA) def. Monika Peciulionyte (UTA) 6-3, 6-3
5. Tina Razloznik (UA) def. Anete Rozkalne (UTA) 6-3, 5-7, 10-4
6. Camelia Todorova (UA) def. Marissa Brown (UTA) 6-0, 6-4