Women's Tennis Competes at Duck Classic

Nov. 12, 2006

Eugene, Ore. - The women's tennis team traveled up north November 10th to compete in the 2006 Oregon Invitational (Duck Classic). Members of the team were able to hold their own in the Flight Two singles matches with junior Myra Davoudi coming out with the win in a 6-3,6-1 match over Eastern Washington University's Iliana Petrova. Junior Lindsay McBride also won with a 6-1, 6-0 showing over EWU's Megan Smedleg. Both girls lost in close matches in the following round to members of the Boise State University squad.

In the first round of the doubles competition, the pair of Meghan Madden and Lindsay McBride proved too much for Lauren Summers from the University of Washington and Megan Smedleg from EWU. The Bronco ladies carried the match with an 8-6 victory. The three doubles teams consisting of Erika Barnes/Casey Knutson, Madden/McBride, and Kim Daniel/Davoudi received byes in the first round before falling against the teams from BSU, EWU and the University of Washington.

Complete results for the Santa Clara team are available below:

First Round Doubles:
SCU Madden/McBride def. UW Summers/EWU Smedley, 8-6

Second Round Doubles:
EWU Demarath/Mankovits def. SCU Daniel/Davoudi, 8-6
EWU Knox/Dolack def. SCU Madden/McBride, 9-7
UW Wong/Rainey def. SCU Barnes/Knutson, 8-4

Flight One First Round Singles:
EWU Knox def. SCU Kim Daniel, 6-3,6-1

Second Round:
BSU Mackova def. SCU Casey Knutson, 6-4, 6-4
BSU Coll def. SCU Erika Barnes, 3-6, 6-3, 6-0

Flight Two, First Round (Starting in round of 16):
UP Gullickson def. SCU Meghan Madden, 6-1, 6-2
SCU Lindsay McBride def. EWU Smedleg, 6-1, 6-0
SCU Myra Davoudi def. EWU Petrova, 6-3, 6-1

Quarterfinals:
BSU Baum def. SCU Lindsay McBride, 6-4, 6-1
BSU Housley def. SCU Myra Davoudi, 6-3, 6-3

Consolation:
EWU Gonzales def. SCU Meghan Madden 6-0, 6-2
UW Wong def. SCU Kim Daniel 6-1, 6-0

The team is on a break until February when they will travel to away games at UC Santa Barbara, Pacific University, and UC Davis. Be sure to visit santaclarabroncos.com for all the latest updates.