29 Sep Women's Tennis Wraps Up SDSU Fall Classicpost was originally published on this site
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The University of Utah women’s tennis team finished up the third and final day of competition at the SDSU Fall Classic on Sunday. Draws were shuffled in the tournament today to accommodate all teams.
“Now that the first tournaments of the year are done for the entire team, we have a pretty clear idea of the adjustments that are needed and where each of the player’s individual games are headed,” said Utah head coach Ric Mortera. “We are looking forward to getting back to work in Salt Lake City.”
In doubles, Lindsay Hung and Katya Hersh faced off against Grand Canyon’s Janna Weiss/Natasha Puehse and fell short, 4-6. Jasmine Rich and Anya Lamoreaux played against Julia Jordan and Tamara Arnold from SDSU and dropped the match, 2-6. Rounding out Utah’s doubles play on Sunday, Madison McKay was paired with Marija Mastelovic from McNeese State. The duo fell short to Stella Carra and Hanna Blinouskaya from McNesse State, 2-6.
The Utes then saw the first victory of the day in singles when Hersh came out on top against Erandi Martinez from UTEP, with a final score of 6-1, 3-6 (12-10). McKay felll in her final singles match at SDSU, dropping the match to Grand Canyon’s Autumn Prudhomme, 6-2, 6-3.
Hung, who competed in the championship match, fell short in an extremely competitive match against Tamara Arnold from SDSU 1-6, 6-4, 3-6. In the final singles match for the Utes, Rich was defeated by GCU’s Martina Lo Pumo in three sets 6-3, 6-7 (8), 11-13.
The Utah women’s tennis team will be back in action next weekend, heading to the ITA Women’s All-American Championships to continue fall competition. The tournament will be held from Oct. 5-13 at LaFortune Tennis Center in Tulsa, Okla.
SDSU Fall Classic – Final Results
Weiss/Puehse (GCU) def. Lindsay Hung/Katya Hersh (Utah), 6-4
Jordan/Arnold (SDSU) def. Jasmine Rich/Anya Lamoreaux (Utah), 6-2
Carra/Blinouskaya (McNeese) def. Madison McKay (Utah)/Mastelovic (McNeese), 6-2
Katya Hersh (Utah) def. Martinez (UTEP), 6-1, 3-6 (12-10)
Prudhomme (GCU) def. Madison McKay (Utah), 6-2, 6-3
Arnold (SDSU) def. Lindsay Hung (Utah), 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
Lo Pumo (GCU) def. Jasmine Rich (Utah), 3-6, 7-6 (8), 13-11