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Victoria Lozano
WTEN goes 1-2 in Montana
Courtesy: Idaho Athletic Media Relations
          Release: 03/04/2013
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BOZEMAN, Mont. -- The Idaho women's tennis team went 1-2 in three tight matches in Bozeman, Mont., over the weekend, beating Montana State 4-3 and falling 4-3 to New Mexico and 5-2 to Montana.

Idaho's match against Montana State was a tight one. All three doubles matches were decided by two sets as Victoria Lozano and Almudena Sanz won 9-7 at No. 1 and Constance Alexander and Belen Barcenilla won 8-6 at No. 2 to give Idaho the point. Flores and Alejandra Lozano lost 9-7 at No. 3 doubles. The Vandals got wins at the top three singles spots to clinch the match victory. Lozano won 6-2, 6-1 at the top singles spot, Sanz won 6-0, 6-3 at No. 2 and Alexander won 6-4, 7-5 at No. 3.

In the second match of the weekend, Montana swept the doubles point to take a 1-0 lead. Idaho got book-end singles victories, as Victoria Lozano won a three-setter at No. 1 and Beaty Flores won another three-setter at No. 6. The Grizzlies, however, won the No. 2 through No. 5 singles matches to take the 5-2 win.

New Mexico swept the doubles point before a close singles battle. Sanz and Alexander both won 6-4, 7-5 to give Idaho the No. 2 and No. 3 singles points, and Flores won 6-3, 6-3 at No. 5 singles but The Lobos won at No. 1, 4 and 6 singles for the 4-3 win.

Idaho moves to 3-7 on the season. The Vandals return to action on March 6 when they host Eastern Washington at 3 p.m. Idaho will travel to New Orleans, La., to face Youngstown State on March 10 and Xavier of Louisiana on March 12.

Idaho 4, Montana State 3
March 1, 2013
Bozeman, Mont.

1. Victoria Lozano (UI) def. Char Hjalmarsson (MSU) 6-2, 6-1
2. Almudena Sanz (UI) def. Iva Parapunova (MSU) 6-0, 6-3
3. Constance Alexander (UI) def. Paulina Lopez (MSU) 6-4, 7-5
4. Ellie Crum (MSU) def. Belen Barcenilla (UI) 6-2, 6-0
5. Wena Tsan (MSU) def. Beaty Flores (UI) 2-6, 3-2, ret
6. Liana Bates (MSU) def. Alejandra Lozano (UI) 7-5, 6-3

1. Victoria Lozano/Almudena Sanz (UI) def. Char Hjalmarsson/Paulina Lopez (MSU) 9-7
2. Constance Alexander/Belen Barcenilla (UI) def. Iva Parapunova/Ellie Crum (MSU) 8-6
3. Wena Tsan/Liana Bates (MSU) def. Beaty Flores/Alejandra Lozano (UI) 9-7

Montana 5, Idaho 2
March 2, 2013
Bozeman, Mont.

1. Victoria Lozano (UI) def. Davidson (UM) 6-2, 6-7(4), 7-6(0)
2. Driver (UM) def. Almudena Sanz (UI) 6-4, 6-1
3. Pelchat (UM) def. Constance Alexander (UI) 3-6, 7-6(6), 7-6(0)
4. Carter (UM) def. Belen Barcenilla (UI) 3-6, 7-6(6), 7-6(0)
5. Gbadamosi (UM) def. Alejandra Lozano (UI) 6-3, 6-1
6. Beaty Flores (UI) def. Murray (UM) 6-2, 0-6, 10-4

1. Davidson/Pelchat (UM) def. Alexander/Sanz (UI) 8-4
2. Carter/Murray (UM) def. Barcenilla/V. Lozano (UI) 8-7(4)
3. Gbadamosi/Driver (UM) Flores/A. Lozano (UI) 8-3

New Mexico 4, Idaho 3
March 3, 2013
Bozeman, Mont.

1. Michaela Bezdickova (NM) def. Victoria Lozano (UI) 6-2, 6-1
2. Almudena Sanz (UI) def. Nikolina Grbac (NM) 6-4, 7-5
3. Constance Alexander (UI) def. Kristin Eggleston (NM) 6-4, 7-5
4. Sarah Mahboob Khan (NM) def. Belen Barcenilla (UI) 6-2, 6-3
5. Beaty Flores (UI) def. Laura Richardson (NM) 6-3, 6-3
6. Katie Wookey (NM) def. Alejandra Lozano (UI) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3

1. M. Bezdickova/L. Richardson (NM) def. A. Sanz/C. Alexander (UI) 8-4
2. N. Grbac/K. Eggleston (NM) def. V. Lozano/B. Barcenilla (UI) 8-6
3. S. Mahboob Khan/M. Oldani (NM) def. A. Lozano/B. Flores (UI) 8-5

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