Cowgirl Tennis Continues Play At ITA Regionals

By: Martyn Fletcher

The Wyoming Cowgirl tennis team continued action Friday in day three of the ITA Mountain Region Championships, hosted by UNLV. The Cowgirls competed in both main draw and consolation action in both doubles and singles Friday.

The Cowgirls dropped both of their quarterfinal matches in singles’ play in the main draw as Maria Oreshkina fell to UNLV’s Molly Helgesson 6-1 and 6-3. Sophie Zehender, meanwhile, lost to Anna Riedmiller of Denver, 6-2 and 6-2.

In doubles action, the tandem of Fernandez and Zehender lost in the Round of 16 to fifth-seeded Anastasia Abramyan and Leah Heimuli of BYU, dropping a tough match, 8-6.