Making one final trip in the regular season, Colorado's women's tennis team lost their season finale 4-1 to the Utah Utes Saturday in Salt Lake City at the George S. Eccles Tennis Center.
The loss means that Colorado will finish with a 9-12 (1-9 Pac-12) record while Utah improves their own record to 9-10 (3-7 Pac-12).
The Buffs came out and were unable to start the match on a high note, dropping the doubles point and putting themselves behind a point heading into singles.
With doubles going to Utes, the match moved into singles competition with the score sitting at 1-0 and Utah holding onto the early lead.
Utah senior Luisa Gerstner Da Rosa celebrated her senior day with the first win at singles in the match, taking the No. 6 spot in straight sets against CU's Beck 7-5, 6-1.
Without wasting much time, the Utes took control of the match when at the No. 5 spot Utah's Whitney Turley defeated CU freshman Chloe Hule in straight sets 7-6, 6-2.
The win left CU down 3-0 to Utah with the top four matches left to be decided.
Playing the No.2 spot for only the second time this season, and third time in her career, Andrinopoulos set the tone for the Buffs' finish mounting a strong comeback against Utah's Brianna Turley.
After dropping the first set 6-3, Andrinopoulos drew a line in the sand and wouldn't let Turley cross it again taking the second set 6-4 to force the third and deciding set. From there Andrionpoulos didn't look back and she dominated the third set 6-1 to give the Buffs their first and only win on the day.
Utah wouldn't let the Buffs get any more points, when at the No. 1 spot Utah's Margo Pletcher stopped CU senior Nuria Ormeño Ruiz's attempts to force a third set taking the match in straight sets 7-5, 6-4 to give Utah the 4-1 win in the match.