Spartans Strong First Day Of Tournament

Moraga Calif. --- Spartans dazzle in the opening day of the Saint Mary’s Invitational.  Emily Prescott will play in the finals this afternoon, along with Chau Truong and Sandra Florea advancing to the quarterfinals in their respective brackets. In addition two Spartans doubles teams will compete in quarterfinal matches Erica Medlin/Sandra Florea, and Isadora Busch/Sabastiani Leon Chao.

The tournament format was changed after a large amount of withdrawals. Now there are two 32-woman singles brackets (Red and White), and a third bracket of 8 women (Blue). The original three doubles brackets were condensed into two 16-woman flights (Red and White).

Prescott will play in the blue singles a final against Santa Clara’s Charlotte Newell, that match is scheduled for a 1p.m. start. Troung and Florea will both battle in the quarterfinals of the white flight, Truong, in the main bracket and Florea in the consolation. 

San Jose State improved their doubles play on the first day. The teams of Erica Medlin/Sandra Florea, and Isadora Busch/Sabastiani Leon Chao have made it to the white doubles quarterfinals.

Play starts at 8:30a.m. Saturday, October 15th in Moraga.


San Jose State Results From Friday
   ITA Red Singles -- Round of 32
SM Ana Chkhkivishvili d. SJS Sabastiani Leon Chao 6-4;2-6;7-5
SC Alex Zaniewski d. SJS Erica Medlin 6-2;6-1
ITA Red Singles -- Round of 16
SC Katie Le[3] d. SJS Sabastiani Leon Chao  6-1;6-1
ITA Red Singles Consolations -- Round 1
GON Kristina Zauere d. SJS Sabastiani Leon Chao 3-6;6-2;1-0(12-10)
GON Prue Teitzel d. SJS Erica Medlin 6-2;6-1

ITA Blue Singles -- Quarterfinals
SJS Emily Prescott d. DOM Jessica Curlett 6-0;6-0
ITA Blue Singles -- Semifinals
SJS Emily Prescott d. SON Sheena Johnson 7-6(5);6-4
ITA Doubles White -- Round of 16
SC Brittany Warly[1] - SC Kimmi Cox[1] d. SJS Chau Truong - SJS Jessica
Willett  8-0
SJS Isadora Busch - SJS Sabastiani Leon Chao d. DOM Jamie Fernandez - DOM Jobeth
Pasqual  8-0
DOM Gabby Verspieren - DOM Irina Morozova d. SJS Alexis Marquez - SJS Emily
Prescott 8-4
SJS Erica Medlin - SJS Sandra Florea d. PAC Gergana Boncheva - PAC Regina
Suarez 8-3
ITA White Singles -- Round of 32
SJS Alexis Marquez d. DOM Jamie Fernandez 6-2;6-3
SJS Isadora Busch d. SC Carolina OHaren 7-6(3);6-1
SJS Chau Truong d. SC Kimmi Cox 6-2;2-6;7-5
DAV Lauren Curry d. SJS Sandra Florea 6-2;6-1
ITA White Singles -- Round of 16
DAV Nicole Koehly[1] d. SJS Alexis Marquez  6-2;6-1
USF Ali McMahon d. SJS Isadora Busch 6-4;6-0
SJS Chau Truong  d. DAV MelsaKobayakawa 6-3;3-6;6-3
ITA White Singles Consolations -- Round 1
SJS Sandra Florea d. USF Blair Reed 6-1;2-6;1-0(10-6)