Women's Tennis Concludes Play at Fall Classic I
Sept. 29, 2013
SAN DIEGO -
The San Diego State women's tennis team concluded play at the SDSU Fall Classic I on Sunday. The annual tournament saw six teams from across the country meet at the Aztec Tennis Center over the weekend.
Kristin Buth and Laura Antonana Iriarte got onto the court to contend for the title in the red doubles draw. The San Diego State duo fought for each point against Smith and Jodoin of Duke. The Aztecs took the match to a tiebreaker but would come up short, 8-7 (3).
In a consolation bracket in the black doubles draw, Hailey Johnson and Tami Nguyen snuck past Morkel-Brink and Stojanovic of San Diego, 8-7. In another consolation matchup, Dora Somoracz and Olivia Larsson dropped their decision to Brandt and Jolliff of New Mexico State in the white doubles draw, 8-1.
In singles play, Antonana Iriarte took down Yuki Chiang of Pepperdine in consolation bracket of the red draw, 6-4, 6-4. In the black bracet, Buth took the consolation title in straight sets over Brittany Collens of New Mexico State, 6-0, 7-5. In the same draw, Nguyen fell short to Michaela Capannolo of Pepperdine, even after taking the match to three sets, in a consolation matchup, 6-0, 6-7 (4), 6-2.
In the gold draw, Somoracz officially came out with a win after Janine Koleta of San Diego withdrew. Somoracz would move over to the silver bracket to face Anastasia Koveshnikova of Loyola Marymount. The Aztec handled her Lion opponent in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0.
Also in the silver bracket, Larsson would vie for the draw's title. The SDSU newcomer took the first set to a tiebreaker but ultimately came up short, surrendering the championship to Mia Brandt of New Mexico State, 7-6 (6), 6-3.
With the first event of the 2013-14 season under their belt, the Aztecs will look forward to the ITA West Regional which will begin on Oct. 17.
SDSU Fall Classic I - Day Three
Doubles - White
Doubles - Red
Doubles - Black
Doubles - White
Singles - Red
Singles - Gold