Tamara Culibrk and Laura Malsert get the season started on a high note.
The Spartans started nicely, but could not sustain their momentum.
Seniors Marine Dans and Gaelle Rey accounted for three of the four points for the championship.
San Jose State will face host UNLV for the championship.
Sybille Gauvain wins the final singles match in three sets.
AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: In her second season with the Spartans... Strong lefthanded player... Academic All-Mountain West award winner.
2016-17: Shared the team lead for total victories with her 43- 26 overall win-loss record... Led the team in singles victories with a 22-11 win-loss rmark... 21-15 in doubles... Played primarily at #4-singles druing the dual match season... Won her singles flights at the 2016 Gopher Invitational and the 2016 Saint Mary's Invitational... Teamed with Miyo Kobayashi to become the first San Jose State doubles pair to advance to a championship semifinal of the ITA Northwest Regional Championshhip... Named Academic All-Mountain West.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from University of Nebraska High School.
MORE ON TAMARA: A civil engineering major...Enjoys swimming and reading...Parents are Veselin and Biljana...Has an older brother, Danilo...Native of Tampa, Florida...Now calls Laurel, Maryland her hometown.