Spartans Continue Winning At ITA Championship

Stanford, Calif. --- The San Jose State University women's tennis team's final day at the ITA Northwest Regional Championship was a success with six victories in the consolation draws.

Spartan singles players Sabastiani Leon Chao, Erica Medlin, Margot Charron, Julianna Bacelar, and Chau Truong all won their round of 16 matches, scoring five wins for San Jose State in the consolation singles draws.

In the consolation doubles, the team of Bacelar/Truong beat Oregon's doubles team of Julia Metzger and Pascale Neubert, 8-6.

San Jose State's only loss on day three of the Regional Championship was an 8-3 doubles decision by Leon Chao and Medlin to the tournament's top-seeded combo, Stanford's Stacey Tan and Ellen Tsay, in a round of 16 match in the championship draw. (Tan and Tsay would go on to win the doubles title on October 22.)

The Spartans will continue play on Friday, November 9 when they travel to Santa Clara to participate in the Santa Clara Classic.

ITA Northwest Regional Championships

Taube Tennis Center - Stanford, Calif.

Sunday, October 21 Results:

Consolation Singles

Sabastiani Leon Chao (SJSU) d. Natali Coronel  (Washington) 6-0; 6-1

Margot Charron  (SJSU) d. Melissa Kobayakawa (UC Davis) 1-6; 7-6(5); 1-0

Julianna Bacelar (SJSU) d. Chyna Brown (Sacramento St) 6-0; 6-1

Chau Truong (SJSU) d. Lana A. Buttner  (Oregon) 3-6; 6-0; 1-0

Erica Medlin (SJSU) d. Melanie A. Yates  (Gonzaga) 6-1; 4-6; 1-0

Championship Doubles

Round of 16

Stacey Tan/Ellen Tsay (Stanford) d. Sabastiani Leon Chao/Erica Medlin (SJSU), 8-3.

Consolation Doubles

Round of 16

Julianna Bacelar/ Chau Truong  d. Julia Metzger / Pascale Neubert  (U of Oregon), 8-6.