Utah State women’s tennis sweeps in-state rival Weber State, 7-0, Wednesday

LOGAN, Utah – Utah State women’s tennis swept in-state rival Weber State, 7-0, Wednesday at the Logan Sports Academy and Racquet Club. The Aggies are now 2-1 on the season while Weber State holds a 1-5 season record. USU swept all three doubles positions to secure the doubles point. At the number one spot, junior Hailey Swenson and freshman Jaclyn West continued their doubles winning streak with a victory over the Wildcats’ Caroline Drugge and Brittiny Moore, 8-5. Swenson and West boast a perfect 3-0 doubles record at the number one spot thus far this season. Sophomore Monica Abella and freshman Kristina Voytsekhovich defeated WSU’s Greyce Garia and Elsje Beneke, 8-4, at the number two position. New doubles partners senior Britney Watts and freshman Taylor Perry battled through two sets to defeat the Wildcats’ Keya Jenkins and Markay Mullen, 8-7, 8-6, at the number three spot. Watts and Perry are now 1-0 in doubles competition. Utah State continued to dominate the court with wins at all six singles positions. Swenson continued her perfect season with a win over WSU’s Jenkins, 6-2, 6-1, bringing her to a 3-0 singles record at the number one spot and a combined 6-0 season record. At the number three position, Voytsekhovich battled through three sets to defeat the Wildcats’ Beneke, 6-0, 2-6, 6-3, while at the number six spot, Watts swept WSU’s Alyssia Pyne, 6-0, 6-0. Both Voytsekhovich and Watts boast an impressive 3-0 singles record thus far this season. USU will continue action with two more matches this weekend in Las Vegas, Nev. against UNLV Friday, Feb. 12 at 12 p.m. and UC Riverside on Saturday, Feb.13 at 2 p.m. Utah State 7, Weber State 0 Singles 1. Hailey Swenson (USU) def. Keya Jenkins (WSU), 6-2, 6-1 2. Jaclyn West (USU) def. Greyce Farias (WSU), 6-2, 6-0 3. Kristina Voytsekhovich (USU) def. Elsje Beneke (WSU), 6-0, 2-6, 6-3 4. Monica Abella (USU) def. Brittiny Moore (WSU), 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 5. Taylor Perry (USU) def. Caroline Drugge (WSU), 6-0, 6-2 6. Britney Watts (USU) def. Alyssia Pyne (WSU), 6-0, 6-0 Doubles 1. Hailey Swenson/Jaclyn West (USU) def. Drugge/Moore (WSU), 8-5 2. Abella/Voytsekhovich (USU) def. Farias/Beneke (WSU), 8-4 3. Watts/Perry (USU) def Jenkins/Markay Mullen (WSU), 8-7, 8-6 -USU-

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