March 31, 2007
MOSCOW, Idaho - -
The Gonzaga doubles team of Carrie Schofield and Aglaya Kokurina earned a victory Saturday, but it wasn't enough as the Gonzaga University women's tennis team fell to the University of Idaho 7-0 in Moscow, Idaho.
With the loss, Gonzaga falls to 4-14. Idaho improves to 11-6.
Schofield and Kokurina posted the lone Bulldog victory for the day with an 8-2 win over Lauren Shrubb and Laura Leoini in the No. 3 spot of doubles. Idaho earned the doubles point with victories at both the No. 1 and No. 2 positions.
In singles play, Kendall Bates nearly earned the Zags a point after forcing three sets at the No. 4 position against Lauren Drew. Bates dropped the first match 6-1 before staging a comeback in the second set 1-6 and eventually falling in the third match 7-5. Emily Anderson, Aglaya Kokurina, Sydney Lederhouse, Carrie Schofield and Courtney Lau all dropped their respective singles matches in straight sets.
The Bulldogs will return to the courts Thursday, April 5 when they will travel to Cheney, Wash. to take on Eastern Washington University.
Tinnirello/Ruman def. Bates/Anderson - 8-2
Leopold/Drew def. Humphrey/Lederhouse - 8-6
Schofield/Kokurina def. Shrubb/Leoini - 8-2
Ruman def. Emily Anderson - 7-5, 6-3
Agalaya Kokurina def. Tinnirello 6-3, 6-3
Leopold def. Sydney Lederhouse 6-0, 6-0
Drew def. Kendall Bates - 6-1, 1-6, 7-5
Shurbb def. Carrie Schofield - 6-4, 6-1