The Miners now head into the 2022 Conference USA Championships (April 21-24) with the 1st round beginning Thursday in Murfreesboro, TN, hosted by Middle Tennessee.
EL PASO, TX (KTSM) – On Easter Sunday, the UTEP tennis team had a perfect day at Senior Day for the regular season finale.
The Sunday match-up was NAIA Div. El Paso Tennis Club at I University of the Southwest, 7-0.
Collectively, the Miners only dropped five games in singles and three in doubles, respectively, versus their opponent. Seniors Kathleen Percegona and Lina Sachica were honored at a pre-match ceremony.
Tennis Match Results
University of the Southwest vs UTEP
Apr 17, 2022 at El Paso, Texas
UTEP 7, University of the Southwest 0
1. Kathleen Percegona (UTEP) def. Kea Sandoval (UNSW) 6-0, 6-1
2. Lina Sachica (UTEP) def. Chey Miles (UNSW) 6-0, 6-0
3. Elena Dibattista (UTEP) def. Gabriella Ruiz (UNSW) 6-0, 6-0
4. Veronika Lebisova (UTEP) def. Melissa McClain (UNSW) 6-0, 6-0
5. Thassane Abrahim (UTEP) def. Sadie Miles (UNSW) 6-0, 6-1
6. Laura Schmitz (UTEP) def. Melanie Guzman (UNSW) 6-3, 6-0
1. Veronika Lebisova / Thassane Abrahim (UTEP) def. Kea Sandoval / Melanie Guzman (UNSW) 6-0
2. Carlotta Mencaglia / Eve Daniels (UTEP) def. Sadie Miles / Chey Miles (UNSW) 6-1
3. Kathleen Percegona / Elena Dibattista (UTEP) def. Gabriella Ruiz / Melissa McClain (UNSW) 6-2
Doubles action in the day for the UTEP set the tone. Veronika Lebisova and Thassane Abrahim were flawless in a 6-0 win over Kea Sandoval and Melanie Guzman at No. 6. 1 singles. Carlotta Mencaglia and Eve Daniels drilled Sadie Miles and Chey Miles, 6-1, at no. 2 doubles while Kathleen Percegona and Elena Dibattista rolled past Gabriella Ruiz and Melissa McClain, 6-2, at no. 3 doubles.
The Miners continued to sing once control began. Sachica blanked Chey Miles, 6-0, 6-0, at no. 2 singles. Dibattista didn’t drop a game in a downing Ruiz, 6-0, 6-0, at no. Lebisova also did so in 3 singles while her 6-0, 6-0 triumph against McClain at No. 4 singles.
Sandoval defeated her top spot at Vanquishing 6-0, 6-1 in a game that only lost Percegona. Sadhie Miles, 6-0, 6-1 at dispatch in Abrahim’s suit. 1 singles while freshman Laura Schmitz got the win column by waxing Guzman, 6-3, 6-0, at no. 6 singles.
University of the Southwest 2-2
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (4,3,5,2,1,6)
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