Aggies Complete First Day Of Play At Northwest Regional Championship

Junior Ally Muller teamed with Robin Guier to pick up an opening round win in doubles on Friday. (Wayne Tilcock/The Davis Enterprise)
 
Junior Ally Muller teamed with Robin Guier to pick up an opening round win in doubles on Friday. (Wayne Tilcock/The Davis Enterprise)
 

Oct. 22, 2004

STANFORD, Calif. - Freshmen Robin Guier and Cindy Kitch each captured opening round wins at the Friday at the Wilson/ITA Northwest Regional Championships at Taube Tennis Stadium.

Guier posted a 6-2, 6-1 win over San Jose State's Elke Harms in Friday's first round before falling to Fresno State's Kathrin Winterhalter in the second round. Kitch also was an opening round winner, defeating Gonzaga's Sirrah Williams 7-5, 6-3 before falling to No.9 Sasha Podkolzina 6-0, 6-0 in the second round.

In all, nine Aggies competed in the singles draw with Guier and Kitch the only two to make it past the first round.

In doubles play, the duo of Ally Muller and Guier earned an 8-2 win over San Francisco's Maile Smith and Michelle Duncan in Friday's first round. The pair then fell to the No.2 seeds, Dea Simantri and Dinka Hadzic of Washington, 8-6.

Play continues at the Wilson/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Northwest Women's Regional Championship through Monday.

UC DAVIS WOMEN'S TENNIS
2004 Wilson/ITA Northwest Regional Championship
October 22-25, 2004
Stanford, Calif.

WOMEN'S SINGLES
First Round:
Robin Guier (UCD) def. Elke Harms (SJSU) 6-2, 6-1
Cindy Kitch (UCD) def. Sirrah Williams (Gonz.) 7-5, 6-3
No.13 Lucia Tallo (FSU) def. Amanda Wise (UCD) 6-0, 6-2
Sanja Indic (Port.) def. Ashley Lehman (UCD) 6-0, 5-7, 6-1
Tiffany Lee (Cal) def. Yuka Otaka (UCD)( 6-0, 6-0
Monica Hoz de Vila (Ore.) def. Kaitlin Callan (UCD) 6-0, 7-6
Carole Erickson (CP) def. Ally Muller (UCD) 6-4, 6-1
Jamie Marshall (UO) def. Audrey Wingo (UCD) 6-2, 6-4
Kelly Leathers (SCU) def. Natalie Rozenblum (UCD) 6-4, 6-2

Second Round:
Kathrin Winterhalter (FSU) def. Robin Guier (UCD) 6-0, 6-1
No.9 Sasha Podkolzina (Cal) def. Cindy Kitch (UCD) 6-0, 6-0

WOMEN'S DOUBLES
First Round:
Ally Muller/Robin Guier (UCD) def. Maile Smith/Michelle Duncan (USF) 8-2
Christie Feyen/Jackie Soltysik (Port.) def. Audrey Wingo/Kaitlin Callan (UCD) 8-4
Allison Rainey/Cassy Fabiani (UW) Def. Amanda Wise/Ashley Lehman (UCD) 8-0
Saskia Nauenberg/Tara Simpson (UW) def. Cindy Kitch/Natalie Rozenblum (UCD) 8-3

Second Round:
No.2 Dea Simantri/Dinka Hadzic (UW) def. Ally Muller/Robin Guier (UCD) 8-6