Sept. 28, 2013
BERKELEY, Calif. - Three UC Davis doubles teams captured victories and advanced in their respective brackets in the second day of action from Berkeley, Calif., at the Cal Nike Invite.
Taking place at the Hellman Tennis Complex and Channing Tennis Courts on Cal's campus, Claire Jaramishian and Tiffany Pham posted an 8-3 victory over Marquette's Ali Dawson and Laia Hernandez, 8-3, in the quarterfinals of the White bracket's consolation round.
As of the time of this release, Jaramishian and Pham's opponent had yet to be determined.
Layla Sanders and Nicole Koehly, the top seed in the Gold bracket also defeated a duo from Marquette in Rocio Diaz and Vanessa Foltinger by an 8-3 result to earn a spot in the semifinals.
In that match, Sanders and Koehly fell to Armstrong Atlantic State's Marlen Hacke and Olga Kalodzitsa by an identical 8-3 score.
As was the case with their teammates Sanders and Koehly, Megan Heneghan and Melissa Kobayakawa's endured a similar experience in their doubles matches Saturday afternoon. Also advancing to the Gold bracket's semifinals when Nevada's Michel Okhremchuk and Sheila Smiley withdrew due to injury, the pair suffered an 8-4 setback in their following match against host Cal's Alice Duranteau and Cessi Estlander.
The final day of competition at the Invite will begin Sunday morning at 9 a.m. with doubles action, links to access live streams of events taking place on all six Hellman courts and a complete tournament draw with results are available at ucdavisaggies.com.
Round Robin Singles - First Round
Aleks Filipovski (Armstrong) def. Nicole Koehly (UC Davis) 6-0, 6-3
Sheila Smiley (Nevada) def. Tiffany Pham (UC Davis) 6-4, 6-2
Tipper Truong (SJSU) def. Claire Jaramshian (UC Davis) 7-5, 6-2
Blue Singles - Consolation Quarterfinals
Marie Klocker (SJSU) def. Megan Heneghan (UC Davis) 6-7(5), 6-3, 1-0(3)
White Doubles - Quarterfinals
Marina Nikolic/Thyra Taune (USF) def. Claire Jaramshian/Tiffany Pham  (UC Davis) 8-1
White Doubles - Consolation Quarterfinals
Claire Jaramshian/Tiffany Pham  (UC Davis) def. Ali Dawson/Laia Hernandez (Marquette) 8-3
Gold Singles - Consolation Quarterfinals
Erin Gebes (Marquette) def. Melissa Kobayakawa (UC Davis) 6-1, 6-4
Gold Doubles - Quarterfinals
Layla Sanders/Nicole Koehly  (UC Davis) def. Rocio Diaz/Vanessa Foltinger (Marquette) 8-2
Megan Heneghan/Melissa Kobayakawa def. Michel Okhremchuk/Sheila Smiley (Nevada) WD (inj.)
Gold Doubles -- Semifinals
Marlen Hacke/Olga Kalodzitsa (Armstrong) def. Layla Sanders/Nicole Koehly  (UC Davis) 8-3
Alice Duranteau/Cessi Estlander (Cal) def. Megan Heneghan/Melissa Kobayakawa (UC Davis) 8-4