Netters take three matches in Cal Invitational
BERKELEY -- After a rough weekend at the Cal Nike Invitational, the BYU women’s tennis team pulled away with three singles victories in the consolation draws.
Megan Price beat Marianne Jodoin in the consolation quarterfinals of the Gold Singles bracket 2-6, 7-5, 1-0 (10-7).
In the consolation quarterfinals of the Blue Singles draw, Elle Carney won 6-2, 6-2 against San Jose State’s Anna Guzman. Elizaveta Ezhova lost to Sacramento State’s Alina Savchuk.
Andie Young made it through her consolation semifinal match defeating Santa Clara University’s Elaine Chesoni 6-1, 6-3.
In doubles, Callie Craig and Price fell in the Gold Doubles quarterfinals to Cal’s Jana Jurikova and Mari Andersson 8-4.
Ezhova and Carney lost in the consolation quarterfinals of the Blue Doubles bracket in a close 9-8 (11) match.
In the White Doubles draw, Young and Kelsie Craig lost 8-1 to Ania Jeczmionka of Long Beach State and Florence DeVrye of Nevada in the semifinals.
The Cougars compete next at the UCSB Invitational October 8 and 9.
Cougars get set for Cal Invitational
PROVO -- After a triumphant finish in the BYU Invitational, the women’s tennis team will head to Berkeley, Calif., to participate in the Cal Nike Invitational Friday.
Freshman Callie Craig took the singles title for the BYU Invitational, as well as snagging the doubles title with teammate Megan Price. The invitational was Craig’s first tournament as a collegiate athlete.
Cougars Elle Carney, Price and Aubrey Paul reached the quarterfinals of the tournament in singles. Carney and Elizaveta Ezhova also made it to the quarterfinals in doubles.
The tournament runs Friday to Sunday, but the Cougars will not participate in Sunday play due to BYU’s policy of not playing on Sunday. The tournament begins at 8 a.m. Friday.
In he Cougars will face opponents from Arizona State, Arizona, California, Long Beach State, Minnesota, Nevada, Pacific, Sacramento State, San Jose State and USC, as well as future West Coast Conference opponents Santa Clara University and St. Mary’s College.