Women's Tennis Victorious At Sonoma State

Sonoma, Calif.---The San Jose State women’s tennis team battled to a 6-3 victory in their match with the Seawolves of Sonoma State on February 20.  Many of the San Jose State competitors were pushed to the max in the match today, which was the second in two days for the team.

Olivia Marshall of San Jose State pulled through for a tough victory in her singles event against Dana Corollo.  Marshall and her opponent were at a draw after two sets, and in the final set, Marshall took a commanding lead, and won the match 7-6, 2-6, 6-0. 

            Amber Silverstone drew Stephanie Luk in the number one singles matchup, and defeated her in straight sets, 6-4 6-1. 

        “Amber played really well today in her match, which was an extremely tough one.  Today was a hard day for us all around, and it feels good to get a win in the end,” said head coach Anh-Dao Nguyen-Church

         Silvana Dukic and Anna Guzman also posted straight set wins for the Spartans.

            Freshman Kerri Kummer was stretched to a third set tiebreaker finish.  Kummer fell behind in the tiebreak set and dropped the match to her opponent, 6-7(1-7), 7-6(7-4), (10-5).

            In doubles, San Jose State (3-1) earned two team points with two wins by the pairings of Silverstone/Guzman and Kummer/Marshall. The two teams combined allowed only five set points by the opposing Sonoma State duos. 

            Coach Nguyen-Church concluded, “This team proved to be a very good match-up for us. I’m glad to see that we were able to come out on top in these tough matches.” 



Singles Results:


A. Silverstone (SJSU) def. S. Luk (SSU) 6-4, 6-1

S. Dukic (SJSU) def. M. Maguire (SSU) 6-1, 6-1

O. Marshall (SJSU) def. D. Carollo (SSU) 7-5, 2-6, 6-0

J. Peck (SSU) def. K. Kummer (SJSU) 6-7(1-7), 7-6(7-4), 10-5

A. Guzman (SJSU) def. J. Harris (SSU) 7-5, 6-2

M. Bulich (SSU) def. J. Williams (SJSU) 6-3, 1-6, 7-6(7-5)


Doubles Results:


Silverstone/Guzman (SJSU) def. Luk/Maguire (SSU) 8-3

Kummer/Marshall (SJSU) def. Hickock/Carollo (SSU) 8-2

Hoffmire/Peck (SSU) def. Williams/Dukic (SJSU) 8-5