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Vanessa Nommensen
Vanessa  Nommensen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

High School:
International Connections Academy

Last College:
Tulane University

Height:
5-7

Experience:
TR

AS A JUNIOR (2016-17): Began the season with a win at the Cal Nike Invitational in both singles and doubles action...also competed at the ITA Regionals, Bronco Invitational, and Cal Winter Invitational...won back-to-back singles matches against Cal Poly and Cal in January...played all six of her season doubles matches with Parminder Kaur and went 3-1 overall...defeated conference opponents from BYU and San Diego as the No. 6 seed.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16): Started her first season with the Gaels on a strong note, earning three consecutive wins to open the year at the Cal Nike Invitational ... picked up wins in both singles and doubles at the Cal Winter Invitational including a 6-2 doubles win with Clementine Clement over Fresno State's Sofya Malysheva and Olivia Noble ... her most dominant win of the year came in singles with a 6-1, 6-2 victory against Mari Taslagyan of Cal State Northridge.

PRIOR TO SAINT MARY'S: Five-star recruit out of high school and ranked 37th in the nation and fifth in the state of California according to tennisrecruiting.net ... Was ranked 1,038 by ITF ... compiled a 36-26 overall record during 2013-14, including 10 wins vs blue chip or five-star players ... Won the ITF Grade 5 title in doubles in Edmonton, Canada ... Won doubles at the 16 and 18 regionals ... Finalist for the ITF Grade 4 in Vancouver, Canada, and the National Open 18s in Irvine, Calif. ... In singles, she posted a third place finish in the National Open in Irvine, Calif. ...Played her freshman season of 2014-15 with Tulane ... Recorded the second most overall (16-16) and dual (13-10) victories on the team ... Primarily played the No. 4 singles position, where she went 10-8 ... All 13 of her dual wins came via straight-sets ... Won six in a row March 10-22, including victories over Houston's Maria Cardenas, Cincinnati's Lauren Bellinger, No. 59 New Mexico's Dominique Dulski and SMU's Yana Erkeeva ... Delivered a 6-3, 6-3 conference tournament quarterfinal win vs. Temple's Dina Karina ... Also essential in earning the victory over No. 69 Yale, knocking off Carol Finke, 6-2, 6-2 ... Went 9-17 overall in doubles and 8-10 in dual play ... Primarily played the No. 2 spot with senior Nicky Stracar ... Won three of her last four doubles matches, including her conference tournament quarterfinal and semifinal matchups vs. Temple and Tulsa, respectively.

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