Ketcherside Advances to Finals at Saint Mary's Invite

Ketcherside Advances to Finals at Saint Mary's Invite

MORAGA, Calif. – The University of the Pacific women's tennis team competed in day two of the Saint Mary's Invitational on Saturday.

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  • Freshman Hannah Ketcherside advanced to the consolation final, defeating Kristina Gross from Academy of Art University in a two-set tiebreak. She took the first set 7-5, before falling 4-6 in set two, but pulled through in the tiebreak 1-0 (5).
  • Jessica Kaye fell in her singles match to Kristina Baran of San Jose State University in two straight sets 6-2, 6-1.
  • Anna Ramos Vinolas squared off against Laura Malsert of SJSU, but came up short in two sets 2-6, 4-6.
  • Georgia Townsend advanced to the quarterfinals of her bracket, after defeating Amber Del Rosario in two straight 6-3, 6-2. Townsend fell in the quarterfinals to Carolyn Brooner of Sonoma State University in a two-set tiebreak. Townsend took set one, 6-2, but dropped 6-1 in set two and 1-0 (6) in the tiebreaker.
  • Dohee Lee won her first match in the consolation A bracket, cruising to a 6-3 victory in set one over Melissa Pick of U of W. Lee battled in the second set, falling short 7-5 but claimed the tiebreaker, 1-0 (9). In the quarterfinals, Lee faced Klara Thell-Lenntorp of Academy of Art and slipped in a two-set tiebreaker 6-4, 1-6, 0-1 (5).
  • Anneroos Nederstigt also advanced to the quarterfinals, defeating Tamara Culibrk of SJSU in two straight sets, 6-2, 6-3. Nederstigt fell in the second round to Ava Markham from U of W 6-1, 6-4.
  • In doubles, Ioana Popescu and Vinolas defeated duo Shamika Dhar and Frana Ugarkovic of Sacramento State, 84, before dropping in the semifinals to Sofia Ragona and Mariacristina Andrisani of Academy of Art, 8-5.
  • Nederstigt and Townsend teamed up for an extra doubles match but fell 8-4 to Alexis Nelson and Maria Smith from the University of California Berkeley.

Up Next:
Ketcherside and the Tigers close out the Saint Mary's Invite tomorrow with matches set to begin at 10:00 a.m.