Doubles Highlight Aggies Play At ITA West Regional

Oct. 3, 2003

POMONA, Calif. - Sophomore Ally Muller advanced to the quarterfinals before dropping a close two-set match to No.3-seed Jasmin Dao of UC San Diego during the second day of play at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) West Regional Friday at the Kellogg Tennis Center.

Muller was the only Aggie to reach the quarterfinals after she defeated San Francisco State's Amanda Wong, 6-0, 6-1 in her first match on Friday.

Three other Aggies reached the third round as senior Jennifer Fong dropped a 6-4, 7-5 decision to Cal State L.A.'s Charise Godoy. Sophomore Audrey Wingo fell to No.4 Dehlia Feliz of Cal Poly Pomona, 6-2, 6-1 and junior Luna Tieu lost a three-set match against San Francisco State's Elly Swetz, 6-4, 6-7, 6-2.

In doubles play, the unseeded Aggie duo of Amanda Wise and Ashley Lehman pulled off the upset of the tournament when they defeated the top-seeded pair of Katlin Nagy and Marti Hoyt of Cal State Bakersfield, 8-3, in the quarterfinals. Wise and Lehman then fell in their semifinal match to No.3 Dao and Leigh Roberts of UC San Diego, 8-2.

Three other Aggie teams reached the quarterfinals as Fong and Wingo fell to Dao and Roberts, 8-5. Muller and Nancy Mok lost to Cal Poly Pomona's No.4-seeded duo of Feliz and Katrina Holmberg, 8-2, while Tieu and Yuka Otaka fell to the No.2-seeds Nikita Bhardwaj and Sarah Mitchell of Grand Canyon, 8-3.

Semifinal and championship matches at the ITA West Regional will be played on Saturday.

2003 ITA West Regional
October 2-4
at Pomona, Calif.

Third-Round Singles:
Ally Muller (UCD) def. Amanda Wong (SFSU) 6-0, 6-1
Charise Godoy (CSLA) def. Jennifer Fong (UCD) 6-4, 7-5
No.4 Dehlia Feliz (CPP) def. Audrey Wingo (UCD) 6-2, 6-1
Elly Swetz (SFSU) def. Luna Tieu (UCD) 6-4, 6-7, 6-2

Quarterfinal Singles:
No.3 Jasmin Dao (UCSD) def. Ally Muller (UCD) 6-4, 6-4

Second-Round Doubles:
Amanda Wise/Ashley Lehman (UCD) def. No.1 Katlin Nagy/Marti Hoyt (CSUB) 8-3
Jennifer Fong/Audrey Wingo (UCD) def. Amanda Wong/Stephanie Kan (SFSU) 8-3
Ally Muller/Nancy Mok (UCD) def. Elly Swetz/Kimmie Barnes (SFSU) 8-2
Luna Tieu/Yuka Otaka (UCD) def. Charise Godoy/Phoebe Bachofer (CSLA) 8-4

Third-Round Doubles:
Amanda Wise/Ashley Lehman (UCD) def. Lauren Sambrano.Elysa Laskin (SFSU) 8-3
No.3 Jasmin Dao/Leigh Roberts (UCSD) def. Jennifer Fong/Audrey Wingo (UCD) 8-5
No.4 Dehlia Feliz/Katrina Holmberg (CPP) def. Ally Muller/Nancy Mok (UCD) 8-2
No.2 Nikita Bhardwaj/Sarah Mitchell (GCU) def. Luna Tieu/Yuka Otaka (UCD) 8-3

Semifinal Doubles:
No.3 Jasmin Dao/Leigh Roberts (UCSD) def. Amanda Wise/Ashley Lehman (UCD) 8-2