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WTEN | Nommensen, Gaels Impressive on Day 1 at Cal Invite

Sept. 29, 2017

BERKELEY, Calif. — The start of 2017 was a good one for Saint Mary's women's tennis, as the Gaels saw both of their doubles teams advance to the Gold Flight quarterfinals, and claim a total of three victories in singles action during the first day of the Cal Invitational.

Updated draws and results can be found on the tournament site HERE.

DAY 2 AT CHANNING COURTS

Saint Mary's will begin day two of the Cal Invitational at 9 a.m. on Saturday. First serve will take place at the Channing Tennis Courts in Berkeley, with doubles action beginning the day.

NOMMENSEN DOMINATES

Senior Vanessa Nommensen displayed dominant tennis all day, as the Gael cruised to the quarterfinals in the Gold Flight. Nommensen outplayed Alexis Nelson of Cal in her first match of the day, and followed the match with another impressive performance in the Round of 16.

HOT START

Newcomers Aubane Ville and Mariia Kozyreva got their start to collegiate tennis on the right foot, as the duo defeated Vinolas and Lee of Pacific in doubles action. The freshmen dominated their doubles match, 8-2.

CAL INVITATIONAL
DAY 1
SEPT., 29, 2017


GOLD FLIGHT DOUBLES RD OF 16
Aubane Ville/ Mariia Kozyreva (SMC) def. Anna Ramos Vinolas/ Dohee Lee (Pac), 8-2
Kareena Manji/ Vanessa Nommensen (SMC) def. Gabby Andrews/ Kristen Wiley (UCLA), 8-2

GOLD FLIGHT SINGLES RD OF 32

Vanessa Nommensen (SMC) def. Alexis Nelson (Cal), 6-4, 6-2
Mackenzie Worsnop (CP) def. Danielle McIntyre (SMC), 6-2, 5-7, 6-3
Alexa Meyer (USF) def. Aubane Ville (SMC), 5-7, 7-6, 6-1

GOLD FLIGHT SINGLES RD OF 16

Vanessa Nommensen (SMC) def. Alessa Dario (Fresno State), 6-1, 6-2

BLUE FLIGHT SINGLES RD OF 32

Terri Fleming (UCLA) def Mariia Kozyreva (SMC), 7-6, 6-4
Kareena Manji (SMC) def. Samantha Smith (BYU), 6-3, 3-6, 7-6

BLUE FLIGHT SINGLES RD OF 16

Claudia Herrero (Nev) def. Kareena Manji (SMC), 6-4, 7-6

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