Houston Outlasts Arizona To End Road Trip

Feb. 11, 2018

Final Stats

TUCSON – The Cougars rolled to an impressive 6-1 win over Arizona on Sunday to finish their road trip. Houston swept doubles and only dropped one match in singles. This weekend also included a 4-3 win over Nevada on Saturday.

Leading off with doubles, Lauren Alter and Alison Mills cruised to a 6-3 win over Mary Lewis and Talya Zandberg.

Next, Constandena Nicolaou and Ana Glumac defeated Gitte Heynemans and Marie Van Aelst with an identical score of 6-3. The win gave the Cougars the doubles point.

Tsveta Dimitrova and Sveva Mazzari’s match was ended early due to Houston grabbing the doubles point.

Dimitrova led off singles with a 6-3, 6-2 win. Although she lost her singles match the day before against Nevada, she stormed back to take control of the match and give the Cougars a 2-0 match lead.

Mazzari finished quickly after, winning 6-3, 6-4. She improves to 7-0 this spring season in singles.

Alter took down Zandberg with a score of 6-3, 6-3. Along with Mazzari, Lauren is also undefeated in singles this spring season. With the win, the Cougars clinched the match at 4-0.

The only loss of the day came from Alison Mills’ match, where she was defeated in a close match 0-6, 6-4, 2-6.

Glumac battled back for the win in a lengthy match finished with a score of 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.

To finish the day, Nicolaou won a close match 7-5, 7-5. She also won the deciding match against Nevada on Saturday.



The Cougars return home on Friday, Feb. 16 to battle New Mexico State. First serve is set for 2 p.m. at the Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility. The following day, Feb. 17, the Cougars take on Rice at the George R. Brown Tennis Center at 11 a.m.

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