WOMEN'S TENNIS EXCELS AT SAINT MARY'S INVITE
MORAGA, Calif. - The Sacramento State women's tennis team shined at the Saint Mary's Invitational over the weekend as the fall season continues to roll on for the Hornets.
Sophie Lohscheidt advanced to the finals in both singles and doubles at the SMC Invite.
The Saint Mary's Invitational featured three levels of singles play (Red, Blue and White) and two levels of doubles play (Red, White).
Clarisse Baca, Rebeca Delgado and Maria Meliuk all competed in the top Red singles bracket. Baca advanced to the quarterfinals before losing while Delgado avenged a round of 32 loss by winning the consolation title. Meliuk lost in the round of 32.
Sophie Lohscheidt had a phenomenal run in the White singles bracket. The sophomore won four matches before falling in the championship match to California's Alice Duranteau. She knocked off the No. 1 seed in the bracket - UC Davis's Nicole Koehly - in the semifinals en route to the title match.
The Hornets did not have any participants in the Blue singles bracket.
Sacramento State continued its strong play in the Red doubles bracket. Baca and Meliuk were the No. 1 seed in the bracket while Delgado and Lohscheidt were not seeded but both teams advanced to the semifinals before losing to teams from Saint Mary's The most impressive win was Delgado and Lohscheidt upsetting the No. 3 seeded pairing of Cessi Estlander and Zsofi Susanyi from California, 8-4, in the quarterfinals.
QF: (2) SMC Jenny Jullien d. (6) SAC Clarisse Baca 6-7(2);6-3;6-1
16: (6) SAC Clarisse Baca d. POR Nastya Polyakova 6-3;6-2
32: (6) SAC Clarisse Baca d. USF JuliaWartenburgr 6-4;6-3
32: SMC Jade Frampton d. SAC Rebeca Delgado 6-1;6-3
32: (5) STAN Veronica Li d. SAC Maria Meliuk 6-2;7-6(7)
RED SINGLES CONSOLATION
F: SAC Rebeca Delgado d. UCD Kelly Chui 6-3;6-3
SF: SAC Rebeca Delgado d. USF JuliaWartenburgr 7-5;6-0
QF: SAC Rebeca Delgado d. SMC Molly Aloia 6-2;6-1
R1: SAC Rebeca Delgado d. UCD Megan Heneghan 4-0 Ret (inj)
R1: UCD Kelly Chui d. SAC Maria Meliuk 7-6(5);6-2;1-0(10-8)
F: (2) CAL Alice Duranteau d. SAC Sophie Lohscheidt 6-4;6-4
SF: SAC Sophie Lohscheidt d. (1) UCD Nicole Koehly 2-6;6-4;6-2
QF: SAC Sophie Lohscheidt d. SON Brooke McBride 6-1;6-0
16: SAC Sophie Lohscheidt d. GON Katie Edwards 7-6(4);6-3
32: SAC Sophie Lohscheidt d. SON Megan White 6-2;6-2
ADDITIONAL CONSOLATION SINGLES MATCHES
R1: SMC Jade Frampton d. SAC Maria Meliuk 6-4;6-3
R1: SAC Maria Meliuk d. PAC Julia Hansen 6-0;2-6;7-5
R1: SAC Clarisse Baca d. USF Ali McMahon 6-3;6-3
SF: (2) SMC Jade Frampton/SMC Jenny Jullien d. SAC Rebeca Delgado/SAC Sophie Lohscheidt 9-7
SF: (4) SMC AnaChkhkivishvili/SMC Catherine Isip d. (1) SAC Clarisse Baca/SAC Maria Meliuk 8-4
QF: SAC Rebeca Delgado/SAC Sophie Lohscheidt d. (3) CAL Cessi Estlander/CAL Zsofi Susanyi 8-4
QF: (1) SAC Clarisse Baca/SAC Maria Meliuk d. STAN Amelia Herring/ST Ellen Tsay Wo (inj)
16: SAC Rebeca Delgado/SAC Sophie Lohscheidt d. GON Alexandra Tallas/GON Sophie Lantta 8-5
16: (1) SAC Clarisse Baca/SAC Maria Meliuk d. UCD Dahra Zamudio/UCD Nicole Koehly 8-5