Women’s Tennis Falls Twice in Division I and II Matchups

Submitted by: Kaci Mexico - March 29th, 2016

 

Ines Costamagna ( Photo by Brad Elliott).

Ines Costamagna ( Photo by Brad Elliott).


By Kaci Mexico
March 29, 2016

Westmont Women’s Tennis (4-7, 4-1 GSAC) who is ranked eighth in the NAIA, according to today’s Women’s Tennis Top-25 Coaches Poll, took a break from conference play this past week and faced Division I Boise State (7-7) and Division II Sonoma State. Last Tuesday they were defeated by Boise State by a score of 1-8, and last Friday they fell to Sonoma State (11-4) by a score of 2-7.

Boise State swept the Warriors in singles, winning all six matches. Playing at number one, Hanna Kantenwein defeated Lauren Stratman 6-3, 6-2; at number two, Bobbi Oshiro defeated Ines Costamagna 6-2, 6-3; at number three, Teal Vosburgh overcame Isabel Lee in three sets 4-6, 6-0, 10-7; at number four, Megan LaLone defeated Haley Strandness 6-1, 6-1; at number five, Ari Paules Aldrey defeated Chloe Clement 6-0, 6-0; and at number six, Nancy Menjivar defeated Zarina Huber 6-0, 6-0.

Boise State won two out of the three doubles matches. Playing at number two, Kantenwein and Milena Toseva defeated Costamagna and Strandness 8-2; and playing at number three Paules Aldrey and Oshiro defeated Fernanda Rivera and Clement 8-0.

Playing at number one, Westmont’s Lauren Stratman and Isabel Lee earned the Warriors a point when they defeated Naomi De Hart and LaLone 8-3.

Last Friday the Warriors traveled north to play Sonoma State, who are ranked 24 in the NCAA Division II poll.

In singles play, Sonoma State won five out of the six matches. Playing at number two, Jensyn Warren defeated Ines Costamagna in three sets 6-3, 4-6, 10-3; at number three, Kaitlyn Haithcock defeated Isabel Lee in three sets 4-6, 6-3, 6-0; at number four, Amanda Zuidema defeated Haley Strandness 6-1, 6-3; at number five, Karlee Budge defeated Chloe Clement 7-5, 6-0; and at number six, Hillary Fazekas defeated Fernanda Rivera 6-0, 6-0.

Playing at number one, Lauren Stratman earned a point for the Warriors when she defeated Jordyn Kearney 6-3, 6-2.

Sonoma State went on to win two out of the three doubles matches. Playing at number one, Warren and Kearney clinched a victory over Stratman and Lee, defeating them in a super tie-breaker 9-8 (7-3); and at number three Katherine Long and Budge defeated Rivera and Clement 8-2.

Playing at number two, Strandness and Costamagna earned the Warriors a second point when they defeated Zuidema and Fazekas 8-5.

The Warriors will resume Golden State Athletic Conference play tomorrow when they will travel to La Mirada to face Lewis and Clark State (5-11, 1-0 GSAC) at 2:00 p.m.