Penguins battle for a 4-3 win over Weber State


Las Vegas, NV- The Youngstown State women’s tennis team earned a hard-fought 4-3 victory over Weber State on Saturday morning at Fertitta Tennis Complex.

YSU (2-1) won two of three doubles contests to earn the point and picked up three singles wins for the program’s first win over the Wildcats (1-2) in three tries.

In doubles, the Guins took a 6-2 win at No. 3 as Elisa Rigazio and Eliska Masarikova beat Yuuna Ukita and Megan Lombardi. WSU took a 6-2 win at No. 2 doubles, so the point ended in a matchup at No. 1. The Penguins took a 7-6 victory as Cecilia Rosas and Julia Marko beat Ana Morett and Pei-Hsuan Kuo.

In singles, YSU won in straight sets at No. 3, No. 5, and No. 6 to win the contest. At No. 3, Marko beat Yuuna Ukita 6-4, 6-1. Lili Minich cruised to a 6-4, 6-2 win over Sicely Ferreira at No. 6. At No. 5, Rigazio beat Lombardi 6-3, 6-4 to clinch the victory for Guins. WSU won in straight sets at No. 2 and No. 4 in singles. At No. 1, Rosas trailed Morett 6-1, 5-3 at the end of the game.

The Guins conclude their trip to Vegas on Sunday with a game against UNLV. First serve for the game against the Rebels is set for 1 p.m. Eastern/10 a.m. Pacific.

Weber State vs. Youngstown State

February 5, 2022 in Las Vegas

(Fertitta Tennis Complex)

Youngstown State 4, Weber State 3


1. Ana Morett (WSU) def. Rosas, Cecilia (YSU) 1-6, 3-5, retired

2. Megan Davies (WSU) def. Masarikova, Eliska (YSU) 6-3, 6-2

3. Marko, Julia (YSU) def. Yuuna Ukita (WSU) 6-4, 6-1

4. Pei-Hsuan Kuo (WSU) defeated. Stanmore, Jessica (YSU) 6-3, 6-2

5. Rigazio, Elisa (YSU) def. Megan Lombardi (WSU) 6-3, 6-4

6. Minich, Lili (YSU) defeated. Sicely Ferreira (WSU) 6-4, 6-2


1. Rosas, Cecilia/Marko, Julia (YSU) def. Ana Morett/Pei-Hsuan Kuo (WSU) 7-6

2. Megan Davies/Sicely Ferreira (WSU) def. Stanmore, Jessica/Minich, Lili (YSU) 6-2

3. Rigazio, Elisa/Masarikova, Eliska (YSU) def. Yuuna Ukita/Megan Lombardi (WSU) 6-2


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