WTEN | No. 45 Gaels Move Past Hornets, 5-2
Saint Mary's won its fifth match of the dual season Sunday after defeating Sacramento State.
SACRAMENTO — No. 45 Saint Mary’s (5-5) got back to its winning ways with another road victory after defeating Sacramento State, 5-2, Sunday afternoon at the Sacramento State Tennis Courts.
The Gaels jumped out with a solid showing in the doubles competition. Seniors Kareena Manji and Emma Critser remain undefeated in the dual season on court 2 after collecting another impressive victory. Aubane Ville and Clementine Clement cruised their way to the 6-2 win on court 3 as the duo is coming off a highlight win over Florida.
First year player Hind Abdelouahid bounced back with her fifth singles win of the season in straight-set fashion. Manji, Critser and Vanessa Nommensen secured the victory for the Gaels, as each senior claimed straight-set victories.
SMC returns to action on the road at San Diego State on March 10 at 12 p.m. PT.
No. 45 Saint Mary’s 5, Sacramento State 2
Sacramento State Tennis Courts
Feb. 25, 2018
1. Ana Loaiza Esquivias (SAC) def. Mariia Kozyreva (SMC) 6-4, 6-3
2. Hind Abdelouahid (SMC) def. Sofi Wicker (SAC) 6-1, 6-4
3. Maria Gonzalez (SAC) def. Clementine Clement (SMC) 6-3, 4-6, 7-5
4. Kareena Manji (SMC) def. Shamika Dhar (SAC) 6-2, 6-1
5. Emma Critser (SMC) def. Jenna Dorian (SAC) 6-0, 7-5
6. Vanessa Nommensen (SMC) def. Carolina Chernyetsky (SAC) 7-5, 6-2
1. Ana Loaiza Esquivias/Carolina Chernyetsky (SAC) vs. Hind Abdelouahid/Mariia Kozyreva (SMC) unfinished
2. Kareena Manji/Emma Critser (SMC) def. Jenna Dorian/Maria Gonzalez (SAC) 6-2
3. Clementine Clement/Auban Ville (SMC) def. Sofi Wicker/Shamika Dhar (SAC) 6-2
Saint Mary's 5-5; National ranking #45
Sacramento State 2-5
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3); Singles (4,1,2,5,6,3)
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