Oct. 25, 2002
STANFORD, Calif. - Santa Clara University women's tennis players Christine Limbers and Janalle Kaloi advanced to the second round of the Omni Hotels ITA Northwest Regional Championships today at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium.
Both players won their opening round matches, Limbers defeating Stanford's Jessica Leck by a score of 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 and Kaloi advancing after Pacific's Melissa Selmanson withdrew due to injury. In the second round, Kaloi dropped a 6-2, 6-1 decision to fifth-seeded Raquel Kops-Jones from Cal. Limbers lost in the second round to Washington Dea Sumantri by a score of 6-1, 6-1.
In other Bronco first-round matches, freshman Casey Knutson dropped a 6-4, 6-4 decision to San Jose State's Noelle Lee. Catherine Cochrane lost a 6-2, 6-1 match to Erin Boisclair from Washington. Ashley Campbell fell 6-3, 6-0 to Gabriela Ruiz from San Francisco. Mariko Kawakami lost to Nicole Havlicek of Cal, 6-1, 6-1. And, Christina Riviccio from Sacramento State defeated Nicole Jackson in a hard-fought 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 decision.
The Bronco women return to action Saturday in the consolation singles and doubles rounds, while Campbell and Siegel advance to the round of 16 in doubles.
Santa Clara First Round Singles Results
Noelle Lee (SJSU) def. Casey Knutson (SCU), 6-4, 6-4
Janalle Kaloi (SCU) def. Melissa Selmanson (UOP), withdraw due to injury
Erin Boisclair (Wash) def. Catherine Cochrane (SCU), 6-2, 6-1
Ester Bak (Oregon) def. Pati Ruiz (SCU), 7-6(3), 6-3
Gabriela Ruiz (USF) def. Ashley Campbell (SCU), 6-3, 6-0
Christine Limbers (SCU) def. Jessica Leck (Stanford), 3-6, 6-2, 6-2
Nicole Havlicek (Cal) def. Mariko Kawakami (SCU), 6-1, 6-1
Christina Riviccio (Sac St) def. Nicole Jackson (SCU), 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
Santa Clara First Round Doubles Results
P. Billingsley / R. Galido (Cal Poly) def. Kaloi / Kawakami (SCU), 8-5
V. Jovanovic / K Winterhelter (Fresno) def. Limbers / Ruiz (SCU), 8-4
Campbell / Jenny Siegel (SCU), bye
M. Humphrey / O. Sallai (Wash. St) def. Cochrane / Jackson (SCU), 8-4
Santa Clara Second Round Doubles Results
Campbell / Siegel (SCU) def. L. Banko / I. Duran (Idaho), 8-1