Two Spartans Are Three-Time Winners At Saint Mary's Invitational

Oct. 6, 2017

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.

Laura Malsert and Jacqueline Wagner were two more first-round straight-set singles winners for San Jose State.

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

Moraga, Calif.

Day One of Three



October 6 results

Competing Teams
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

Miyo Kobayashi & Laura Malsert (SJSU) def. Lani Rae Green & Isabella Von Ebbe (UCD), 8-6

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

Shanna Dos Santos & Emily Maxfield (USF) def. Miyo Kobayashi & Laura Malsert (SJSU), 8-7 (3)

Savannah Sendar & Julie Vereecke (SJSU) def. Hannah Highsmith & Katherine Long (SON), 8-5