Megan Kummer Drops Close Match In Consolation Finals

Moraga, Calif.---Senior Megan Kummer was the last Spartan standing on the final day of the Saint Mary's Invitational Tournament, and came up just shy in the consolation finals match.

     Megan played a tight match to start out the final day against the University of Washington's Lauren Summers. The two played point for point in each set, but Megan prevailed with a, 6-4, 6-4 victory to advance to the consolation finals.

     "Megan played really well against Washington early on. I watched her throughout this tournament and she was getting better every time she stepped onto the court. I knew that if she made it to the final day, good things could come of it," said head coach Anh-Dao Nguyen Church.

     Megan stepped onto the court in the finals match against another opponent from the University of Washington, Ashley Anderson. The two battled through the first set with the edge going to Anderson, 6-4. Kummer would then go on to lose the second set by a 6-1 score.

     "We learned that Megan has got the talent to be a leader on this team in 2009," said Nguyen Church. "She was not originally slated to play in the Northwest Regional at Stanford, but with her display this weekend she has earned her spot."

      The ITA Northwest Regional Tournament on the Stanford Campus will be the next stop for the San Jose State tennis team. The weekend long tournament will begin on Friday, October 23, and end on Sunday, October 25.

Megan Kummer (SJSU) def. Lauren Summers (WAS) 6-4, 6-4
Ashley Anderson (WAS) def. Megan Kummer (SJSU) 6-4, 6-1