Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

UNM Tennis Teams Start Seasons.(Sports)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal


The University of New Mexico women's tennis team hopes to add to its dominating performance at home by opening the spring season with a match today against Northern Arizona.

The noon match at the Lobo Tennis Club will pit UNM against a Lumberjacks squad that never has beaten New Mexico in eight tries. The teams last met during the 1997-98 season, with the Lobos sweeping the match 8-0.

UNM is ranked No. 48th nationally after an up-and-down fall season. The Lobos have enjoyed a sterling record of 37-2 over the last five seasons in home matches.

Senior Natalia Alekhova, who plays the top singles position, had UNM's best fall record at 9-3. …

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