The Saint Mary's women's tennis team continues to impress inside the classroom with four earning All-Academic honors.
Saint Mary's battled No. 11 Pepperdine in close singles matches during the semifinals at the WCC Championship
Saint Mary's came from behind to defeat the Cougars Thursday afternoon at the WCC Championships.
Saint Mary's and BYU will face each other for the second time in less than a week to open the West Coast Conference tournament.
Saint Mary's four match win streak came to an end Saturday as the Gaels will wait for their final seed for next week's West Coast Conference Championship.
AS A JUNIOR (2016-17): Played mainly as the Gaels No. 1 doubles tandem with Danielle McIntyre...recorded eight doubles victories overall...named a WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention...won her first doubles match of the season versus Cal Poly, 6-2...recorded back-to-back doubles wins over Washington and San Diego State with 6-1, 6-2 scores...defeated Olivia Larsson of San Diego State 6-2, 6-3 in singles action...competed in the Nike Invitational, SMC Invitational, ITA Regionals, and Cal Winter Invitational tournaments...teamed up with Clementine Clement in the top doubles position to take down Pacific, 6-0.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16): Began the year 3-0 in singles at the Cal Nike Invitational and advanced to the semifinal round of the tournament ... decisively defeated Nabila Farah from No. 75 Santa Clara 6-1, 6-1 ... went 4-3 in WCC singles play ... succeeded in doubles alongside freshman Clementine Clement and finished the year 5-3 in conference play as a duo ... led 5-4 over the No. 13 ranked doubles team of Matea Cutura and Christine Maddox from Pepperdine before the match was called ... finished the year with Clement as Saint Mary's No. 1 doubles pairing.
AS A FRESHMAN (14-15): Made her collegiate debut at the Cal Nike Invitational and picked up her first win immediately, beating Pacific's Cristina Saenz de Buruaga Ruiz 6-7 (6), 6-1, 6-1 ... also reached the ITA White doubles final at the Cal Nike Invitational with Catherine Leduc and claimed the title with an 8-5 win over Sacramento State's Andie Mouzes and Saskia Angerer ... made a definite impact in her first spring season for the Gaels, assuming the No. 6 spot in the lineup late in the year and holding it all the way through the NCAA Tournament ... finished the year with a 5-1 singles record in West Coast Conference play and a 7-6 overall mark ... earned her first spring win in her first match, beating Cal Poly's Sayaka Tsugai 6-0, 6-2 ... moved into the lineup permanently in late March and proceeded to win five of her next six matches with victories over players from Gonzaga, San Diego, Santa Clara, LMU and Pepperdine ... won her lone match at No. 5, beating San Diego's Janine Koleta 6-1, 6-2.
PRIOR TO SAINT MARY'S: Joined the Gaels as a freshman for the 2014-15 season after being ranked as the No. 44 ranked recruit in the country according to TennisRecruiting.net. During the summer of 2013, she competed in the National Open in Lakewood, Calif., winning the Girls 18s doubles title while paired with fellow Saint Mary's freshman Kareena Manji. She owns several doubles championships since 2011, and in May 2012 won the Elk Grove Girls 16s singles title.
5/2/2018 - W. Tennis
WTEN | Four Gaels Named WCC All-Academic
4/27/2018 - W. Tennis
WTEN | Gaels Drop Semifinal Match to Top Seed Pepperdine
4/26/2018 - W. Tennis
WTEN | Gaels Advance to Semifinals After 4-3 Win Over BYU
4/25/2018 - W. Tennis
WTEN | Kozyreva, Abdelouahid Named All-WCC Singles and Doubles
4/24/2018 - W. Tennis
WTEN | Gaels Begin Quest for WCC Championship
04/21/2018 - W. Tennis
WTEN | Gaels' Four Match Win Streak Ends in Close Battle at BYU
04/19/2018 - W. Tennis
WTEN | Gaels Head to BYU for Regular Season Finale
04/18/2018 - W. Tennis
WTEN | Abdelouahid and Kozyreva Now Ranked No. 27 for Doubles Teams
04/17/2018 - W. Tennis
WTEN | Freshmen Duo named Doubles Team of the Week
04/14/2018 - W. Tennis