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Women’s Tennis Upsets No. 62 New Mexico, 4-2

Women’s Tennis Upsets No. 62 New Mexico
Tennis  02/17/2008 

BATON ROUGE-Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns women’s tennis team upset nationally
ranked New Mexico 4-2 on Sunday. The win moves the Cajuns to 6-1 on the year,
while No. 62 NMU falls to 3-4.

The victory improves the Cajuns’ winning streak to five matches.

The Cajuns clinched the match after picking up four wins in singles play. At
the No. 1 position, freshman Julie Mazinova topped Ola Abou-Zekry 6-2, 6-3.
Junior Angela Dangond posted a 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 win over Lucy Scott at No.4,
while newcomer Bridget Marcovich defeated Emma Hayman 6-3, 6-3 at No. 5.
Sophomore Marina Ruiz de Gauna topped Victoria Tessner 6-1, 6-2 at No. 6.

Sophomore Myrthe Molenveld fell to Sandra Zmak 7-6, 6-7, 11-9 at No. 2, and
freshman Kim van der Horst’s match at No. 3 was unfinished.

The Lobos swept UL in doubles action. Mazinova and Molenveld fell to Scott
and Zmak 8-3 at No. 1. Van der Horst and freshman Mia Gordon were defeated by
Tessner and Jennifer Ryba 8-4 at No. 2. Teammates Dangond and Marcovich were
defeated 8-2 at No. 3.

The Cajuns return to action on Thursday, Feb. 21 when they face No. 24
Arkansas in Fayetteville. The match is set to begin at 1:00 p.m.

Tennis Match Results
New Mexico vs Louisiana-Lafayette
Feb 17, 2008 at Baton Rouge

Louisiana-Lafayette 4, #62 New Mexico 2

 Singles competition
1. Julie Mazinova (UL) def. Ola Abou-Zekry (NMU) 6-2, 6-3
2. Sandra Zmak (NMU) def. Myrthe Molenveld (UL) 7-6, 6-7, 11-9
3. Kim van der Horst (UL) vs. Mackenzie White (NMU) 3-6, 6-3, 6-6, unfinished
4. Angela Dangond (UL) def. Lucy Scott (NMU) 5-7, 6-2, 6-4
5. Bridget Marcovich (UL) def. Emma Hayman (NMU) 6-3, 6-3
6. Marina Ruiz de Gauna (UL) def. Victoria Tessner (NMU) 6-1, 6-2

 Doubles competition
1. Lucy Scott/Sandra Zmak (NMU) def. Julie Mazinova/Myrthe Molenveld (UL) 8-3
2. Victoria Tessner/Jennifer Ryba (NMU) def. Kim van der Horst/Mia Gordon
(UL) 8-4
3. Ola Abou-Zekry/No player (NMU) def. Angela Dangond/Bridget Marcovich (UL)

Match Notes:
New Mexico 3-4; National ranking #62
Louisiana-Lafayette 6-1

Heather Warren, Sports Information