Moraga, Calif.----- Freshmen Julie Vereecke and Savannah Sendar each won a singles match and teamed up for a pair of doubles victories on the first day of the three-day Saint Mary's Invitational women's tennis tournament.
Sendar topped Santa Clara's Delaney Nothraft, 6-0, 6-0 while Vereecke also was as good on the scoreboard with her 6-2, 6-0 win over Santa Clara's Nadine DelCarmen.
The Spartan pair went on to Nothraft and Santa Clara teammate Elvina Gevargiz, 8-2, in a first-round doubles match. Sendar and Vereecke finished up a busy day with an 8-5 win over Sonoma State's Hannah Highsmith and Katherine Long in a quarterfinal round doubles contest.
Second-day action starts at 8:30 a.m. with doubles matches. Singles begins at 10:00 a.m.
Saint Mary's Invitational women's tennis tournament
Day One of Three
October 6 results
|California (CAL)||Pacific (UOP)||Saint Mary's (SMC)|
|UC Davis (UCD)||San Francisco (USF)||Santa Clara (SCU)|
|Fresno State (FS)||San Jose State (SJSU)||Sonoma State (SON)|
|Championship singles -- first round|
|Laura Malsert (SJSU) def. Danielle McIntyre (SMC), 7-5, 6-0|
|Emily Maxfield (USF) def. Miyo Kobayashi (SJSU), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2|
|Anna Bright (CAL) def. Tamara Culibrk (SJSU), 6-0, 6-4|
|Savannah Sendar (SJSU) def. Delaney Nothraft (SCU), 6-0, 6-0|
|Jacqueline Wagner (SJSU) def. Yuki Asami (UOP), 6-4, 6-2|
|Julie Vereecke (SJSU) def. Nadine DelCarmen (SCU), 6-2, 6-0|
|Championship doubles -- first round|
|Alessia Dario & Katerina Stloukalova (FS) def. Tamara Culibrk & Jacqueline Wagner (SJSU), 8-6|
|Savannah Sendar & Julie Vereecke (SJSU) def. Elvena Gevargiz & Delaney Nothraft (SCU), 8-2|
|Championship doubles -- quarterfinal round|
|Savannah Sendar & Julie Vereecke (SJSU) def. Hannah Highsmith & Katherine Long (SON), 8-5|