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Vanessa Nommensen
Vanessa  Nommensen


San Jose, Calif.

High School:
International Connections Academy

Last College:
Tulane University




WTEN | Nommensen Honored with Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award

The graduating senior was honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association with the sportsmanship award.


WTEN | Four Gaels Named WCC All-Academic

The Saint Mary's women's tennis team continues to impress inside the classroom with four earning All-Academic honors.


WTEN | Gaels Drop Semifinal Match to Top Seed Pepperdine

Saint Mary's battled No. 11 Pepperdine in close singles matches during the semifinals at the WCC Championship


WTEN | Gaels Advance to Semifinals After 4-3 Win Over BYU

Saint Mary's came from behind to defeat the Cougars Thursday afternoon at the WCC Championships.


WTEN | Gaels Begin Quest for WCC Championship

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.

AS A SENIOR (2017-18): WCC All-Academic honoree... member on Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)... won 11 singles matches on court No. 6... clinched quarterfinal victory over BYU with three-set win... went eight matches undefeated from Feb. 11-March 27... defeated opponents from BYU, Pacific, San Francisco, Santa Clara and at San Diego... advanced to Gold Flight doubles championship at Cal Invite... moved to Gold Flight semifinals of Cal Invite after three-set win over Katya Tabachnik of Santa Clara... lost in Round of 64 at ITA Northwest Regionals with doubles partner Danielle McIntyre...

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 ... 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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