Women's Tennis competes at Fall Classic I
Sept. 29, 2017
SAN DIEGO - The San Diego State women's tennis team finished its first day as host of the SDSU Fall Classic I with several victories, sweeping its doubles matchups and winning five of seven singles draws. The three-day tournament continues tomorrow at the Aztec Tennis Center.
The Aztecs got off to a strong start with three victories in doubles action. In the red bracket, senior Paola Diaz and freshman Abbie Mulbarger dominated CSUN's Alicia Dinkelmeyer and Emma Roenholt, 6-1.
Aztec junior Jenny Moinard and sophomore Mia Smith took it to 7-5 against Maria Paula Medina and Milena Baigorria of UTEP in the gold draw.
SDSU continued to battle through singles, as freshman Nnena Nadozie took Tamara Culibrk of SJSU to three sets in the red bracket and claimed a 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 victory. Aubets was less fortunate in the bracket, falling in three sets to Emilia Occhipinti of GCU, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.
In the black draw, Mulbarger struggled against SJSU's Miyo Kobayashi, falling 6-0, 6-2, but Moinard knocked off her opponent, Medina of UTEP, in a 6-2, 6-3 match.
Acero was the sole Aztec playing in the white bracket, where she had a close battle in the first set, but finished off CSUN's Bagumyan in the second set, 7-6(5), 6-0. Smith, in similar fashion, kept her win over UTEP's Alisa Morozova to two sets with a 7-6(4), 6-1 victory in the gold draw.
Diaz faced a close match against Monika Van de Vondel of CSUN, but preserved an edge and claimed a 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 victory in the blue bracket.
Day two of the tournament continues tomorrow at the Aztec Tennis Center and begins with doubles play at 9 a.m., immediately followed by singles action.
SDSU Fall Classic I -- Day One
Round Robin Draw