Women's Tennis Travels to Virginia for a Pair of Matches
Feb. 4, 2010
Arlington, Texas -
A LOOK AT THIS WEEKEND
UTA is coming off a pair of losses in Lubbock, Texas over Texas Tech and University of New Mexico.
SCOUTING THE OPPONENT
Richmond is coming off a 7-0 loss to No. 26 Virginia in its season opener.
No. 53 Old Dominion earned a 5-2 victory over No. 50 Denever at the ITF National Indoor Team Championships. The Lady Monarchs are 4-2 overall but before they face UTA they will match-up against East Carolina on their home court.
TENNIS SWEEPS PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARDS
Mlcochova opened the season going a perfect 2-0 in singles and 1-0 in doubles action. The Bratislava, Slovakia, native handed Kelsy Garland of Texas Tech a 7-5, 4-6 and 6-3 loss and followed that performance with a 7-6, 6-1 victory over New Mexico's Kristen Eggleston.
In doubles action, Mlcochova and teammate Klara Jagosova notched a 9-8 win against New Mexico's No. 1 doubles team.
Minkin was one of two Mavericks to record a singles win against No. 38 Texas Christian Sunday at the UTA Tennis Center. The St. Petersburg, Russia, native handed TCU's No. 1 singles player a 6-3, 3-6 and 6-2 loss.
In doubles action, Minkin and teammate Mindaugas Celedinas dropped a 9-7 decision to Paul Chappell and Marius-Adrian Cirste in the top spot.
Head Coach Diego Benitez guided three athletes to SLC honors as well as being named the Southland Conference Coach of the Year.
The Mavs went on to the NCAA Women's Tennis Championships where they suffered a 4-0 setback to No. 4 Baylor.
MEN OPEN SEASON AT HOME
The men's tennis team continues their five-game homestand when they take on Centenary and Cameron, Thursday, February 11 at 10 a.m and 1 p.m. at the UTA Tennis Center.