2014-15 Santa Clara Women's Tennis News

May 6, 2015
WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — May 6, 2015 (Celebrity Golf Edition)
Santa Clara Athletics hosted the second annual SCU Celebrity Golf Tournament Monday, May 4 at Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park, Calif. The tournament benefitted Santa Clara Athletics and the Bronco Bench Foundation. EYEBRONCO reporters Nici Gilday and Jared Brownridge took this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap out to the links to catch up with the celebrity field. Take a look at interviews with Steve Nash '95, Jerry Rice, Randy Winn '96, Jose Vizcaino, Dwight Clark, Dan Jansen, Ronnie Lott, JT Snow, Shawn Estes, Lloyd Pierce '98, Stuart Holden and many more in this EYEBRONCO production!

May 1, 2015
Santa Clara Women’s Tennis Team Sets WCC All-Academic Pace
Santa Clara led all West Coast Conference women’s tennis teams, with five Broncos receiving 2015 Women’s Tennis All-Academic honors.

April 30, 2015
Trio of Broncos Earn All-WCC Honors
Delphine Rouvillois, Nabila Farah and Daniella Silva all garnered nods from the West Coast Conference for their performance throughout the 2014-15 season.

April 28, 2015
WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 28, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday get you caught up on Bronco sports. Last week featured a number of championship events with five Bronco sports competing for titles. Additionally, Sunday marked a special event with the 10th anniversary of baseball’s Stephen Schott Stadium. This episode begins with the Bronco baseball team.

April 22, 2015
Women’s Tennis Finishes Season With Loss To LMU At WCC Championships
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team battled to the end against Loyola Marymount in the first round of the WCC Championships, but fell by a final score of 4-3. The team finishes the season with a 7-12 overall record and 3-6 record in the WCC.

April 21, 2015
WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 21, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel and Johnson and Nici Gilday get you caught up on Bronco sports. Last week marked the first spring West Coast Conference championship of 2015 and five more Bronco teams all have championships on the line in the coming days. We begin the episode with Bronco golf, which wrapped up the WCC championships last week at the Saticoy Country Club in Somis, Calif.

April 20, 2015
No. 7 Seeded Women's Tennis Takes on No. 10 LMU in First Match of WCC Championships
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team heads down to San Diego to kick off the WCC Championships against Loyola Marymount at 9 a.m. on Wed., April 22 at the Barnes Tennis Center.

April 19, 2015
Women's Tennis Falls To No. 61 Portland in Regular Season Finale
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team was defeated 6-1 by the No. 61 Portland Pilots in its final regular season match. The Broncos end the dual season with an overall record of 7-11 and a conference record of 3-6.

April 18, 2015
Women's Tennis Edged By Gonzaga
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team was defeated 5-2 by the Gonzaga Bulldogs in its penultimate match of the regular season. The Broncos are now 7-10 overall with a 3-5 WCC record.

April 16, 2015
Women's Tennis Heads North for Regular Season Finale
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team in on the road to the northwest this weekend for a Saturday match at Gonzaga at 11 a.m., followed by a Sunday match at Portland also at 11 a.m.

April 15, 2015
WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 14, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday bring you the latest in Santa Clara University Bronco sports. As we march on in April, Monday-Wednesday marks the first of the West Coast Conference spring championships.

April 11, 2015
Women's Tennis Falls in Tight Match to Saint Mary's
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team took the No. 41 Saint Mary’s Gaels down to the wire, but fell in the end by a final score of 4-3. The Broncos are now 6-9 and 2-4 in the WCC.

April 11, 2015
Women’s Tennis Takes Down Tigers
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team came out on top in their final home match of the season, defeating Pacific 4-3. The Broncos improve to 7-9 overall and 3-4 in the WCC.

April 8, 2015
Women’s Tennis Set for Final Home Matches
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team is back at the Degheri Tennis Center this weekend for their last two home matches of the season. The Broncos are set to take on Saint Mary’s at 3 p.m. on April 10 and Pacific at 10 a.m. on April 11.

April 7, 2015
WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 7, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday get you caught up on Bronco sports from the first week of April.

April 6, 2015
Women's Tennis, Men's Cross Country Lead Department GPA In Winter 2015 Quarter
Achieving a 3.0 or better grade point average for the 24th time in 25 quarters, the Santa Clara Bronco Athletic Department also saw eight student-athletes achieve a 4.0 GPA in the Winter of 2015. The Bronco student-athletes recorded a 3.120 GPA and boast a 3.141 cumulative GPA as well. The Broncos have scored a 3.0 or better GPA 22 straight quarters dating back to the Winter 2008 quarter.

April 4, 2015
Women’s Tennis Falls At No. 15 Pepperdine
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team lost to Pepperdine 7-0 Saturday in Malibu. The Broncos move to 6-8 overall and 2-3 in WCC.

April 3, 2015
Women’s Tennis Drops LMU Lions On The Road
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team collected another conference win in the first of its two Southern California matches of the week, eliminating the Loyola Marymount Lions 5-2. With the win, the Broncos improve to 2-2 in WCC and 6-7 overall.

March 31, 2015
WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — March 31, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday kick off their final quarter with EYEBRONCO by giving you the latest in Bronco Sports.

March 31, 2015
Women's Tennis on the Road for Two Conference Matches
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team dives into the remainder of its conference play with two matches on the road this week. The team heads down to Loyola Marymount on Thurs., Apr. 2 for a 1:30 p.m. match before traversing 20 miles up the road from there to Pepperdine for an 11:00 a.m. match on Sat., Apr. 4.

March 28, 2015
Women’s Tennis Has Monster Match Over Montana
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team improved to 5-7 with a 6-1 win over the Montana Grizzlies on Fri., March 27.

March 24, 2015
Women's Tennis Hosts Montana Grizzlies Friday
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team is back on the home court on Fri., Mar. 27 to host the visiting Montana Grizzlies.

March 23, 2015
Women's Tennis Triumphs Over Toreros
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team was triumphant Sunday over San Diego for its first conference win, overcoming the Toreros by a telling final score of 6-1. The Broncos improve to 4-7 on the season.

March 22, 2015
Women's Tennis Falls to No. 50 BYU
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team fell Saturday at home to the No. 50 Brigham Young Cougars by a score of 5-2.

March 18, 2015
Women's Tennis Continues Conference Play
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team is gearing up for their next two WCC matches of the season this weekend against BYU and San Diego. Santa Clara clashes against the Cougars at 10 a.m. Sat., March 21, and then take on the Toreros at 12 p.m. Sun., March 22. Both matches taking place at the Degheri Tennis Center.

March 17, 2015
WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — March 17, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, student-athlete hosts Nici Gilday and Denzel Johnson get you caught up on the latest in Santa Clara athletics. Seven Bronco teams competed last week, so take a look as Gilday and Johnson spin you around the world of Bronco sports.

March 14, 2015
Women's Tennis Downs Davis
The Santa Clara women's tennis team put an end to a six-match losing streak and took down UC Davis in convincing fashion by a score of 5-2. The win puts Santa Clara at 3-6 on the season.

March 12, 2015
Women's Tennis Back Home Against UC Davis Saturday
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team returns to the Degheri Tennis Center this weekend for a 12 pm match against the UC Davis Aggies on Sat., March 14.

March 10, 2015
WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — March 10, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of Bronco weekly sports wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday get you up to date on the latest in Bronco sports.

March 9, 2015
Women's Tennis Defeated By Dons In WCC Opener
In its first WCC match of the season, the Santa Clara women’s tennis team fell to San Francisco by a final score of 5-2.

March 5, 2015
Women’s Tennis Begins Conference Play
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team kicks off conference play in San Francisco Sun., March 8 at 4 p.m. against the San Francisco Dons.

March 3, 2015
WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — March 3, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco weekly sports wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday get you up to date on the latest in Bronco sports during one of the busiest times of the athletic year for SCU.

February 22, 2015
Women’s Tennis Topped by UCSB
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team fell to the hosting Santa Barbara Gauchos with a final score of 4-1.

February 21, 2015
Women's Tennis Falls to Oregon, Plays Santa Barbara on Sunday
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team dropped its first match of the weekend to Oregon, falling 7-0.

February 20, 2015
Women's Tennis Heads South to Play Oregon and UCSB
Santa Clara women’s tennis heads south this weekend to play Oregon and UC Santa Barbara in matches hosted by UCSB.

February 19, 2015
Women's Tennis Defeated by Wichita State
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team dropped its match to the Wichita State Shockers 7-0 at home on Feb. 19.

February 17, 2015
WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — February 17, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, Santa Clara student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday recap a week in SCU sports that featured some standout performances.

February 17, 2015
Women's Tennis Hosts Wichita State
The Santa Clara women's tennis team hits the court again on Thurs., Feb. 19 when they host the visiting Wichita State Shockers at 2 pm.

February 13, 2015
Women's Tennis Continues Play at Home Against Fresno State
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team returns from a hiatus in their dual season matches to face Fresno State on Sat., Feb. 14 at 2 p.m.

February 4, 2015
EYEBRONCO: Women's Tennis vs. SJSU — February 1, 2015
Santa Clara Broncos women's tennis played against San Jose State University on Feb. 1, 2015. EYEBRONCO was there to catch the highlights of the match.

February 3, 2015
WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — February 3, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, SCU student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday give the latest on Santa Clara sports. With both basketball teams, both tennis teams and women’s water polo in action last weekend, it was a busy week for the Broncos.

February 3, 2015
A Long Way From Home
Freshman Zeina El Tawil (ZET) from Cairo, Egypt, freshman Danielle Zinn (DZ) from Herzliya, Israel, sophomore Daniella Silva (DS) from Vancouver, Canada, sophomore Nabila Farah (NF) from Santa Cruz, Bolivia, and junior Delphine Rouvillois (DR) from Grenoble, France, took some time to speak with Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) about their experience at Santa Clara University being from countries outside of the United States.

January 27, 2015
WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — January 27, 2015
On this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, SCU student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday give the latest on Santa Clara's basketball and tennis teams with updates on baseball and women's water polo.

January 24, 2015
Women’s Tennis Concludes Doubleheader with Two Home Wins
The Santa Clara women's tennis team completed its first weekend of spring play by picking up two home wins against Academy of Art and Sonoma State. The Broncos followed the 4-0 victory over the Urban Knights of Academy of Art with another 7-0 shutout of the Sonoma State Seawolves.

January 22, 2015
Women’s Tennis Opens 2015 Spring Season at Home Saturday With Doubleheader
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team faces two opponents in consecutive home matches at the Degheri Tennis Center this Sat., Jan. 24.

January 20, 2015
WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — January 20, 2015
On this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, SCU student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday give the latest on men's and women's basketball as they continue WCC play and recap a successful Saturday start to the season for men's tennis.

November 20, 2014
Nabila Farah: A Coastal Change
Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) chatted with sophomore Nabila Farah (NF) about her transition from playing tennis on the east coast at the College of William and Mary to the west coast at Santa Clara University.

November 19, 2014
Women’s Tennis Closes Fall Season
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team concluded its fall season with the San Jose Spartan Invitational that wrapped up on Nov. 9.

November 13, 2014
Santa Clara Women's Tennis Signs Madison Clarke To a National Letter of Intent
Santa Clara head women’s tennis coach Ben Cabell announced the signing of Madison Clarke to National Letters of Intent on Thursday.

November 10, 2014
Women's Tennis Wraps Up Fall Season at Spartan Invitational
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team competed in the Spartan Invitational over the weekend and wrapped up its competitive Fall season. Over the past three days, the team participated in singles and doubles matches against host San Jose State and West Coast Conference opponent San Francisco.

November 6, 2014
Women's Tennis Takes on Local Competition at Spartan Invitational
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team heads down the road this weekend to the Spartan Courts of host San Jose State in the 2014 Spartan Invitational, their final tournament of the fall season.

October 27, 2014
Women's Tennis: Results of St. Mary's Invitational
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team completed their run at the St. Mary’s Invitational on Sun., Oct. 26 that took place in Moraga, Calif.

October 23, 2014
Women's Tennis Faces Tough Competition at St. Mary's
The Santa Clara women's tennis team travels to Moraga, Calif. from Fri. Oct. 24 through Sun. Oct. 26. to the home of conference rival St. Mary's. The Broncos are looking to string together a few more quality sets in their penultimate push of the fall season.

October 21, 2014
Trip to Indonesia Prepares Rouvillois for Upcoming Season
Rouvillois took time away from tennis this summer in Indonesia where she discovered how fortunate she was to be at Santa Clara.

October 13, 2014
Women’s Tennis: Results of USTA/ITA Northwest Regionals
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team wrapped up play on Sun., Oct. 12 at Stanford University after competing for three days in Palo Alto, Calif. at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium.

October 10, 2014
Chesoni: A Story of Determination and Will
Chesoni, currently pursuing an MBA with an emphasis in data analytics and statistics was informed this summer that she had an additional year of eligibility.

October 9, 2014
Women’s Tennis Heads to Stanford for USTA/ITA Northwest Regionals
In its second tournament of the fall season, the Santa Clara women’s tennis team travels to Palo Alto, Calif. from Fri., Oct. 10 to Sun., Oct. 12 in the USTA/ITA Northwest Regionals. The tournament is hosted by Stanford University at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium.

October 9, 2014
Chelby Cooke: It's a Family Affair
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Women’s tennis junior Chelby Cooke (CC) talked with Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) about her family, getting her start with tennis, and upcoming plans. As a sophomore in 2013-2014, Cooke posted a 3-5 record in fall singles and in the spring was named the No. 1 All-Tournament doubles team with teammate Katie Le in the WCC Championships. One of two upperclassmen, Cooke has stepped into a unique leadership role on a team with many new players.

September 29, 2014
Women's Tennis: Sunday Results of Cal Nike Invitational
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team wrapped up the first competition of the Fall season at the Cal Nike Invitational on Sunday. Bronco freshmen, Riley Morgan and Zeina El Tawil, reached the final day of matches in their White and Gold consolation brackets.

September 28, 2014
Women's Tennis: Saturday Results of Cal Nike Invitational
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team completed the second day of the Cal Nike Invitational in Berkeley, Calif. on Saturday. Bronco newcomers Riley Morgan and Zeina El Tawil will both advance to their semifinal consolation matches on Sunday.

September 27, 2014
Women's Tennis: Friday Results of Cal Nike Invitational
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team competed in the first day of the Cal Nike Fall Invitational in Berkeley, Calif. on Friday. Seven players on the Bronco roster had the opportunity to showcase their talents in the first matches of the 2014-15 preseason.

September 25, 2014
Women's Tennis Opens Fall Season at Cal Nike Invitational
The team will play its first tournament this season, the Cal Nike Fall Invitational, starting this Fri., Sept. 26 through Sun., Sept 28 in Berkeley, Calif.

July 7, 2014
With 16 Teams Posting 3.0 or Better, Broncos Top Mark For 22nd Time in 23 Quarters
Topping 3.0 or better for the 22nd time in 23 quarters with 19 Bronco student-athletes achieving a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) and 16 of the 19 Bronco teams scoring a 3.0 term GPA or higher, Santa Clara University's student-athletes recorded a 3.125 GPA for the Spring 2014 quarter. Santa Clara's cumulative GPA of 3.087 continues to climb for its student-athletes as well.

May 21, 2014
Le Battles, But Falls in First Round of NCAA Singles Championships
Bronco senior Katie Le battled hard in her third-consecutive NCAA tournament appearance, but fell in the first round to Olivia Janowicz of Florida by a score of 6-0, 6-2.

May 20, 2014
Le Takes On Olivia Janowicz in First Round of NCAA Championships Wed., May 21
No. 31 Katie Le of the Santa Clara women’s tennis team will face No. 14 Olivia Janowicz of the University of Florida on Wednesday, May 21 at 9:30 a.m. PST in the first round of the NCAA Division 1 Singles Championships at the University of Georgia.