Women's Tennis 6-1 Winners Over Cal State Bakersfield

The San Jose State women’s tennis team was victorious against Cal State Bakersfield on March 7.  Straight set victories in singles by Amber Silverstone, Olivia Marshall, Silvana Dukic, Anna Guzman, and Jennifer Williams capped of the Spartans 6-1 win.

“Today our team played really well, and I’m very pleased with the way the team carried themselves in the match,” Said head coach Anh-Dao Nguyen-Church.

            In doubles, the pairing of Kerri Kummer and Anna Guzman shutout Sara Mijwel and Ashley Thorneycroft 8-0. “Kerri and Anna have the best chemistry together, and their positive energy makes them a great doubles team,” said Nguyen-Church.

            The Spartan duo of Amber Silverstone and Olivia Marshall were also successful with an 8-3 victory over Nefeli Diamanti and Kaydee Graham.

            Later in singles, Anna Guzman was down 3-0 in the early stages of the first set, but battled her way back to win the set 7-6(11-8).  Guzman then proceeded to command her opponent Kaydee Graham in the second set, and won the match, 7-6(11) 6-1

            “Being able to come back from 3-0 in the first set was huge for Anna.  Then after fighting really hard in the first set, she was able to settle down and play her own game in the second.  I’m very proud of the way she handled herself today,” said Nguyen-Church.

            San Jose State, now with a record of 4-3 will head into another home match Sunday, March 8 at 10:00 a.m. against Southern Utah University.


Singles Results:


Amber Silverstone (SJSU) def. Nefeli Diamanti (CSUB) 6-2, 6-4

Olivia Marshall (SJSU) def. Kirsty Jenkins (CSUB) 6-4, 6-2

Silvana Dukic (SJSU) def. Veronica Dimas (CSUB) 6-1, 6-2

Anna Guzman (SJSU) def. Kaydee Graham (CSUB) 7-6(11), 6-1

Jennifer Williams (SJSU) def. Sara Mijwel (CSUB) 6-4, 6-3

Ashley Thorneycroft (CSUB) def. Sanda Hadzisabic (SJSU) 6-3, 0-6, (10-8)


Doubles Results:


Silverstone/Marshall (SJSU) def. Diamanti/Graham (CSUB) 8-3

Kummer/Guzman (SJSU) def. Mijwel/Thorneycroft (CSUB) 8-1

Jenkins/Dimas (CSUB) def. Hadzisabic/Minela Tatlic (SJSU) 8-1