Women's Tennis Drops Houston

Feb. 1, 2003

FORT WORTH, Texas - The TCU women's tennis team (2-0, 2-0 C-USA) picked up its second win of the season over a Conference USA opponent on Saturday as the Horned Frogs defeated Houston (1-1, 0-1 C-USA) by a 6-1 count at Colonial Country Club.

For the second straight match, the Frogs swept doubles play. Junior Saber Pierce and sophomore Karla Mancinas captured a shutout 8-0 win against Urbin and Flood at the No. 2 position.

TCU picked up hard fought victories at No. 1 by junior Paty Aburto over Miranda Foley (4-6, 6-3, 7-5), No. 5 by freshman Iris Jaklin against Sandra Blajer (6-3, 6-7, 6-0), and sophomore Ivonne Andrade over Kami Miller at No. 6 (6-1, 2-6, 6-0). At the No. 2 spot, Pierce won in straight sets against Analia Longoni, 6-3, 6-0, while senior Rosa Perez earned the 6-0, 6-2 win at No. 3 over Karine Urbin.

The next action for the Frogs is Wednesday, Feb. 5 when cross-town rival Texas-Arlington comes to the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center. The match is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m.

#29 TCU 6, Houston 1
Records: TCU 2-0, 2-0 C-USA; Houston 1-1, 0-1 C-USA

1. #125T Paty Aburto (TCU) def. Miranda Foley (UH) 4-6, 6-3, 7-5
2. Saber Pierce (TCU) def. Analia Longoni (UH) 6-3, 6-0
3. Rosa Perez (TCU) def. Karine Urbin (UH) 6-0, 6-2
4. Yolandi Terblanche (UH) def. Karla Mancinas (TCU) 6-4, 6-2
5. Iris Jaklin (TCU) def. Sandra Blajer (UH) 6-3, 6-7, 6-0
6. Ivonne Andrade (TCU) def. Kami Miller (UH) 6-1, 2-6, 6-0



1. #30 Paty Aburto/Rosa Perez (TCU) def. Yolandi Terblanche/Miranda Foley (UH) 8-5
2. Saber Pierce/Karla Mancinas (TCU) def. Karine Urbin/Flood (UH) 8-0
3. Iris Jaklin/Gloriann Lopez (TCU) def. Analia Longoni/Kami Miller (UH) 8-4
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