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Women’s Tennis Claims Doubles Title to End Aggie Invitational

Women’s Tennis Claims Doubles Title to End Aggie Invitational

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The doubles team of seniors Yumi Hasegawa and Edit Suhajda earned an 8-4 victory over Ximena Fuentes and Maria Leblond of UTEP to win the doubles White draw to lead Northern Arizona action on the final day of the New Mexico State Aggie Invitational.

The Lumberjacks also had a doubles team in the final of the Crimson back draw, where senior Orsi Golovics and sophomore Malia Wahinepio defeated a duo from UTEP, 8-4.

NAU sophomore Nicole Perez played in the final of the singles Black draw but fell to Rebecca Calvillo of UTEP, 6-1,7-5. Wahinepio reached the final of the White back draw but took a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 loss to Melanie Barnes of Tarleton State.

In other consolation play from throughout the weekend, Golovics and senior Aimee Oki each picked up a pair of singles wins. Oki and Perez also teamed for a consolation doubles win.

Northern Arizona continues Fall tournament play next weekend at the UNLV Fall Invitational in Las Vegas.

Northern Arizona Results

Singles – Black Main Draw Final

Rebecca Calvillo (UTEP) def. Nicole Perez (NAU), 6-1, 7-5

Singles – White Back Draw Final

Melanie Barnes (TSU) def. Malia Wahinepio (NAU), 6-3, 4-6, 6-4

Doubles – White Main Draw Final

Hasegawa/Suhajda (NAU) def. Fuentes/Leblond (UTEP), 8-4

Doubles – Crimson Back Draw Final

Golovics/Wahinepio (NAU) def. Treirweiler/Vazquez (UTEP), 8-4

Singles Consolation Matches

Orsi Golovics (NAU) def. Villanueva (UNM), 6-2,6-2

Orsi Golovics (NAU) def. Perez (TSU), 6-2, 7-5

Aimee Oki (NAU) def Vukadin (WNM), 6-0, 6-2

Aimee Oki (NAU) def. Smith (LEE), 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

Yumi Hasegawa (NAU) def. Oldani (UNM), 6-0 ret.

Alice Walker (NAU) def Molina (WNM), 6-3, 6-0

Vukadin (WMN) def. Alice Walker (NAU), 4-6, 6-3, 6-0

Doubles Consolation

Oki/Perez (NAU) def Villanueva/Shipperd (UNM), 8-5