PUEBLO, Colo. (March 13, 2018) - The Colorado State University-Pueblo men's and women's tennis teams posted victories Tuesday against Doane University in nonconference matches at Pueblo City Park. The men posted a 9-0 sweep, while the women won 8-1 after defaulting a point to the visiting Tigers.
For the men, the No. 1 doubles pair of Thomas Pudney (Fr., Southend, United Kingdom) and Deniz recorded a 8-3 victory, then Pudney won at No. 1 singles 6-2, 6-2. Deniz got it done at No. 2 singles and allowed just one point in a 6-0, 6-1 victory.
The No. 2 doubles grouping of Cade Boedeker (Fr., North Richland Hills, Texas) and junior James Ryan (London, England) recorded an 8-6 win, then followed that with Ryan earning a clean 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 3 singles. Boedeker played at No. 4 singles and won 6-4, 6-0.
Steven Alcala (Sr., Pueblo, Colo.) won the final singles bout at No. 5 with a 6-3, 6-2 result.
The women not only swept the three doubles matches, but allowed just four points to take the 3-0 lead into singles.
The No. 1 pair of Samantha Cachutt (Sr., Caracus, Venezuela) and Acacia Dettman (Perris, Calif.) won 8-4. The two then combined to allow just one point in singles, as Dettman won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 singles and Cachutt posted a clean 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 4.
Kristin Jensen (Sr., Colorado Springs, Colo.) and Sarah Megilligan (So., Pueblo West, Colo.) came together at No. 3 doubles to win 8-0. Jensen rolled at No. 5 singles to win 6-0, 6-0 and Megilligan gathered the W with 6-1, 6-2 set scores at No. 3.
The Pack left the sixth singles spot open to rest some players for tomorrow's nonconference meeting with Texas A&M-Commerce, which will warp a stretch of five matches in six days. The contest at Pueblo City Park is set to begin at 3 p.m.
The ThunderWolves men break until March 23-24. CSU-Pueblo hosts Midwestern State University March 23 at 9 a.m. at Pueblo City Park, then hosts Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference foe Colorado Mesa University at 10 a.m. to close the home portion of the schedule.
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.