Women's Tennis Stops Cougars, 4-3
March 28, 2004
HOUSTON, Texas - The 27th-ranked TCU women's tennis team finished a weekend road trip to Houston with a 4-3 victory over the University of Houston Cougars on Sunday afternoon at the John E. Hoff Varsity Courts on the UH campus. The win advances the Frogs' overall record to 13-6, while they even their mark against Conference USA opponents at 1-1.
For the first time since their loss against then-No. 33 Oklahoma, the Frogs dropped the always-important doubles point. Only TCU's No. 2 tandem of senior Paty Aburto and junior Karla Mancinas were able to win in doubles play, defeating Diana Martin and Karine Urbin, 8-3.
TCU earned singles wins from four players, including freshman Jenn Chay as she topped Biljana Dimovska, 6-2, 7-6, at No. 2. Senior Saber Pierce picked up her 20th win of the year as she defeated Martin at No. 3, 7-5, 6-3. Freshman Ana Cetnik won her 10th match in a row with her 6-1, 6-2 win against Urbin at No. 4. Aburto's three-set victory over Miranda Foley at one singles (6-3, 3-6, 6-1) clinched the 11th consecutive win for the Frogs this spring.
Complete results of the match can be found below.
The final home match for the Frogs and seniors Saber Pierce and Paty Aburto is Tuesday, April 6 as TCU hosts South Alabama at 2:00 p.m. on the Bernard "Tut" Bartzen Varsity Courts. TCU will conclude the regular season at UT-Arlington on Wednesday, April 7 at 2:00 p.m. The 2004 C-USA Championship will be held April 15-18 in Louisville, Ky. and is hosted by the University of Louisville.
#27 TCU 4, Houston 3
1. #47 Paty Aburto (TCU) def. Miranda Foley (UH) 6-3, 3-6, 6-1
2. Jenn Chay (TCU) def. Biljana Dimovska (UH) 6-2, 7-6
3. Saber Pierce (TCU) def. Diana Martin (UH) 7-5, 6-3
4. Ana Cetnik (TCU) def. Karine Urbin (UH) 6-1, 6-2
5. Yolanda Terblanche (UH) def. Karla Mancinas (TCU) 6-2, 6-1
6. Kami Miller (UH) def. Paige Brown (TCU) 6-1, 4-6, 6-4