Women's Tennis Suffers Road Defeat|
Jan. 31, 2015
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV women's tennis team played its first road match of the season Saturday afternoon and fell 6-1 to UC Santa Barbara at the Robertson Gym Tennis Courts.
The Rebels dropped to 0-2 while the Gauchos improved to 2-2 on the young season.
UCSB won two close doubles matches, each by the score of 7-5, to earn a 1-0 lead. In singles, only two matches were extended to three sets and UNLV scored its only point of the day in one of them as Mercedes Lopez Valez rallied from a 5-1 deficit in the super-tiebreaker to defeat Priscila Garcia 7-5, 3-6, 1-0 (10-8).
The Rebels will next be in action a week from today when they host Kansas starting with doubles play at 10 a.m. Admission to all matches at the Fertitta Tennis Complex is free of charge.
UNLV WOMEN'S TENNIS RESULTS UC SANTA BARBARA 6, UNLV 1 Jan. 31, 2015, at Santa Barbara, CA (Robertson Gym Tennis Courts)