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No. 21 Texas Tech Cruises To 6-1 Victory Over Denver

Kenna Kilgo led the Lady Raiders to a 6-1 win over Denver on Saturday in the season opener.

January 19, 2013

Lubbock, Texas – No. 21 Texas Tech cruised to a 6-1 victory over Denver on Saturday at Lubbock Country Club in the season opener.

Texas Tech started the day with a sweep of doubles, led by the No. 33 tandem of Rashmi Teltumbde and Nikki Sanders, who cruised past Mandy van den Erenbeent and Emma Isberg, 8-2.

The All-Big 12 doubles team of Samantha Adams and Kenna Kilgo cruised past Sophia Bergner and Staffi Rath, 8-2, while Elizabeth Ullathorne and Caroline Starck topped Caroline Schnell and Charlotte Derbyshire, 8-6.

Kilgo then game Texas Tech a 2-0 lead after topping Schnell, 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 singles. Denver’s Bergner answered the point with a 7-5, 6-2 win over No. 49 Adams.

The Lady Raiders then rolled to four straight points to close out the match, as Teltumbde, Ullathorne, Sandra Dynka and Starck picked up wins.

The Lady Raiders return to action against No. 29 Rice next Saturday in Waco at the ITA Kickoff Weekend.

#21 Texas Tech 6, Denver
at Lubbock,  Texas (Lubbock Country Club}

1. Sophia Bergner (DU) def. #49 Samantha Adams (TT), 7-5, 6-2
2. Kenna Kilgo (TT) def. Caroline Schnell (DU), 6-0, 6-1
3. Rashmi Teltumbde (TT) def. Emma Isber (DU), 7-6, 7-5
4. Elizabeth Ullathorne (TT) def. Mandy van den Erenbeemt (TT), 6-4, 5-7, 6-2
5. Sandra Dynka (TT) def. Kathryn Hughes (DU), 6-2, 7-5
6. Caroline Starck (TT) def. Steffi Rath (DU), 6-4, 6-1

1. Samantha Adams / Kenna Kilgo (TT) def. Sophia Bergner / Staffi Rath (DU), 8-3
2. #33 Rashmi Teltumbde / Nikki Sanders (TT) def. Mandy van den Erenbeemt / Emma Isberg (DU), 8-2
3. Elizabeth Ullathorne / Caroline Starck (TT) def. Caroline Schnell / Charlotte Derbyshire (DU), 8-6

Match Notes:
Texas Tech 1-0; National ranking #21
Denver 0-1
Order of finish:
Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (2, 1,3,4,6,5)
T-4:12 A-75




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