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Badgers suffer first road loss of season at Utah

ON WISCONSIN <b> Senior Alaina Trgovich was the only Badger to win a set at Utah. </b>
Senior Alaina Trgovich was the only Badger to win a set at Utah.

Feb. 19, 2012

Final Stats

MADISON, Wis. -- The No. 70 Wisconsin women's tennis team endured its first road loss of the season on Sunday, falling 7-0 to No. 42 Utah at the Eccles Tennis Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The Badgers are now 6-2 overall, while the Utes are 4-2. It was the fourth straight shutout recorded by Utah.

At No. 1 doubles, the duo of junior Hannah Berner and senior Alaina Trgovich captured Wisconsin's only win of the day. Berner and Trgovich recorded an 8-6 win over Anastasia Putilina and Callie Craig.

Sophomore Nicky Stracar and freshman Nova Patel suffered an 8-6 loss to Sarah Pham and Lucia Kovarcikova at the No. 2 position.

Pairing up at No. 3, seniors Aleksandra Markovic and Angela Chupa lost to Danielle Flores and Natasha Smith, 8-2.

At No. 3 singles, Trgovich was the only Badger to take a set during the day. After winning the second set, the senior came up short in a tiebreak for the match, falling to Craig, 6-3, 4-6, 10-3.

Stracar was defeated in straight sets at No. 1 by 69th-ranked Putilina, 6-3, 6-4.

Berner was held to just two games at court two, falling to another ranked Ute, No. 104 Pham, 6-2, 6-0.

At No. 4, freshman Sarah Loebel dropped a 6-3, 6-3 decision to Flores.

Patel suffered her first singles defeat at Wisconsin with a 6-3, 6-2 loss to Kovarcikova at the No. 5 position.

On court six, Natasha Smith beat Markovic, 6-3, 6-2.

UW plays the last of its three-game road stretch next Sunday, Feb. 26 at Marquette. Match time is set for 10 a.m. in Milwaukee.

Final Results

#42 Utah 7, #70 Wisconsin 0

1. Hannah Berner/Alaina Trgovich (UW) def. Anastasia Putilina/Callie Craig (Utah), 8-6
2. Sarah Pham/Lucia Kovarcikova (Utah) def. Nicky Stracar/Nova Patel (UW), 8-6
3. Danielle Flores/Natasha Smith (Utah) def. Aleksandra Markovic/Angela Chupa (UW), 8-2

Order of finish:

1. #69 Anastasia Putilina (Utah) def. Nicky Stracar (UW), 6-3, 6-4
2. #104 Sarah Pham (Utah) def. Hannah Berner (UW), 6-2, 6-0
3. Callie Craig (Utah) def. Alaina Trgovich (UW), 6-3, 4-6, 10-3
4. Danielle Flores (Utah) def. Sarah Loebel (UW), 6-3, 6-3
5. Lucia Kovarcikova (Utah) def. Nova Patel (UW), 6-3, 6-2
6. Natasha Smith (Utah) def. Aleksandra Markovic (UW), 6-3, 6-2

Order of finish:

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