Courtesy: Idaho Athletic Media Relations
Belen Barcenilla
Vandals fall to WSU in opener
Courtesy: Idaho Athletic Media Relations
          Release: 01/17/2014
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PULLMAN, Wash. – The Idaho women’s tennis team didn’t get the result it was looking for in a 5-0 season-opening loss at Washington State on Friday evening.

After the Cougars took the doubles point with wins at Nos. 1 and 2 doubles, they clinched the match victory with wins Nos. 4, 3 and 2 singles. Olga Musilovich beat Idaho’s Belen Barcenilla 6-2, 6-3 at No. 4, Maria Biryukova won 6-2, 7-5 at No. 3 singles over Idaho’s Galina Bykova and Lize Leenknech beat Vicky Lozano 7-5, 7-6(3) at No. 2 singles. Idaho’s Almudena Sanz fell 7-6(3), 6-3 at No. 1.

The Nos. 5 and 6 singles matches, featuring Idaho’s Rita Bermudez and Sophie Vickers, were not finished.

The Vandals continue play on Saturday in Pullman when they take on Montana State at 9 a.m.

Complete Results

Washington State 5, Idaho 0
January 17, 2014
Simmelink Tennis Courts
Pullman, Wash.

Doubles
No. 1 Elizaveta Luzina/Lize Leenknecht (WSU) def. Almudena Sanz/Vicky Lozano (UI) 6-0
No. 2 Maria Biryukova/Olga Musilovich (WSU) def. Galina Bykova/Rita Bermudez (UI) 6-2
No. 3 Charlotte Koning/Dajana Ognjenivic (WSU) vs. Sophie Vickers/Belen Barcenilla (UI)
Order of finish: 1,2 

Singles
No. 1 Elizaveta Luzina (WSU) def. Almudena Sanz (UI) 7-6(3), 6-3
No. 2. Lize Leenknecht (WSU) def. Vicky Lozano (UI) 7-5, 7-6(3)
No. 3 Maria Biryukova (WSU) def. Galina Bykova (UI) 6-2, 7-5
No. 4 Olga Musilovich (WSU) def. Belen Barcenilla (UI) 6-2, 6-3
No. 5 Charlotte Koning (WSU) vs. Rita Bermudez (UI) 4-2 DNF
No. 6 Dajana Ognjenovic (WSU) vs. Sophie Vickers (UI) 1-2 DNF
Order of finish: 4, 3, 2, 1

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