SUU Ends Strong Season in Big Sky Semifinals

Photo courtesy of SUU Athletics.

PHOENIX — An impressive 14 win season came to a close for the Southern Utah women’s tennis team in the Big Sky Championship Semifinals in Phoenix, Ariz. against the University of Idaho.

The University of Idaho came out strong in the doubles competition winning the No. 3 and 1 spot, taking the doubles point.

In the singles competition, Idaho took the No. 1 and 5 spots putting them up 3-0. Zoe Tanti marked a win for the Thunderbirds in No. 3 spot which was the T-Bird’s only point. Idaho took the last point of the match in the No. 4 spot, ending the match 4-1.  The No. 2 and 6 spots went unfinished.

Words From Coach Ketmayura

After the semifinal match, head coach Rose Ketmayura commented on the team’s journey saying, “We’ve had an incredible season. We went through so much with growing pains and I wouldn’t change it for anything. We exceeded our team goal for the year and kept getting better all the way to the end.”

She continued, “I want to thank my seniors for setting an amazing example for our newbies and making sure they realize where we came from. This is the new SUU and we’re here to stay. The sky’s the limit and I’m excited to see how far we can reach. I love this team!”

Story by:
SUU Athletics Strategic Communication

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