Womens Tennis Improves Dramatically as UNLV Invitational Concludes
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Northern Arizona won four of five
singles matches to rebound with a strong performance on the final
day of the UNLV Fall Invitational in Las Vegas.
The Lumberjacks got straight-set victories from a pair of freshmen, including the first collegiate win for Malia Wahinepio in a 6-3, 6-4 decision over Missouri’s Ginet Pinero. Fellow freshman Nicole Perez won for the second-consecutive day as she topped Maureen Modesto of Missouri, 6-3, 6-2.
Junior Orsi Golovics rebounded from a first-set loss to top Missouri’s Mallory Weber, 1-6, 7-5, 6-4. Rounding out the victorious Lumberjacks was junior Yumi Hasegawa in a 4-6, 6-4, 6-0 victory over New Mexico State’s Aleksa Costa.
The ladies return to the court, and Las Vegas, for the ITA Regionals beginning October 14.
Northern Arizona Results
SINGLES – Consolation Matches
Orsi Golovics (NAU) def. Mallory Weber (UM) 1-6, 7-5, 6-4
Yumi Hasegawa (NAU) def. Aleksa Costa (NMSU) 4-6, 6-4, 6-0
Malia Wahinepio (NAU) def. Ginet Pinero (UM) 6-3, 6-4
Nicole Perez (NAU) def. Maureen Modesto (UM) 6-3, 6-2
Rumyana Terzieva (UNLV) def. Ana Mendes (NAU) 6-1, 6-1