OGDEN, Utah -- The Weber State women's tennis team saw a singles rally come up short as the Wildcats suffered a tough 4-3 loss to Montana State on Friday at the Ogden Athletic Club.
Agata Bachanek and Kristi Elmer scored an 8-6 win over Iva Parapunova and Paulina Lopez in the No. 1 doubles match, but Montana State took matches 2 and 3 to earn the doubles point, which would prove to be decisive after a 3-3 split in singles.
Kristi Elmer recorded the first point for Weber State with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Laura Middel in the No. 2 singles match, and Michelle Warwick defeated Molly Crum 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 in the No. 6 match to make the score 3-2 for Montana State with a pair of matches still remaining.
Thais Kurer would go on to defeat Ellie Crum 6-7, 6-3, 6-4 in the No. 4 match, but the Bobcats had just ended the WSU rally with the clinching point in the No. 1 singles match.
Weber State drops to 6-11 overall and 0-4 in the Big Sky, while Montana State moves to 5-9 overall and 2-3 in conference play.
Montana State vs Weber State
Mar 28, 2014 at Ogden, UT
(Ogden Athletic Club)
Montana State 4, Weber State 3
1. PARAPUNOVA, Iva (MSU) def. BACHANEK, Agata (WSU) 7-5, 7-5
2. ELMER, Kristi (WSU) def. MIDDEL, Laura (MSU) 6-2, 6-1
3. LOPEZ, Paulina (MSU) def. TANNER, Ashley (WSU) 6-2, 6-0
4. KURER, Thais (WSU) def. CRUM, Ellie (MSU) 6-7, 6-3, 6-4
5. TSAN, Wena (MSU) def. PHONHARATH, Nittaya (WSU) 6-1, 6-3
6. WARWICK, Michelle (WSU) def. CRUM, Molly (MSU) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
1. ELMER, Kristi/BACHANEK, Agata (WSU) def. PARAPUNOVA, Iva/LOPEZ, Paulina (MSU) 8-6
2. MIDDEL, Laura/CRUM, Ellie (MSU) def. KURER, Thais/PHONHARATH, Nittaya (WSU) 8-3
3. CRUM, Molly/TSAN, Wena (MSU) def. WARWICK, Michelle/TANNER, Ashley (WSU) 8-5
Weber State 6-11; 0-4 BSC
Montana State 5-9; 2-3 BSC