Women’s Tennis Concludes Play at ITA Regional with Consolation Wins

Women’s Tennis Concludes Play at ITA Regional with Consolation Wins

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Senior Edit Suhajda dropped her fourth round singles match and the doubles team of Suhajda and senior Yumi Hasegawa was also eliminated in the third round on Friday at the USTA/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Mountain Region Championships. The Lumberjacks did record five consolation singles victories on Thursday and Friday to conclude play in Las Vegas.

Suhajda, who was the only Lumberjack to advance to the singles round of 16, faced New Mexico freshman Michaela Bezdickova for a spot in the quarterfinals. The Lobo freshman won a close first set, 7-5, and took the second set, 6-2, to win the match. Suhajda and Hasegawa faced Natalie Dunn and Caroline Schnell of Denver in the third round of doubles play and dropped a tight 9-8 decision.

In consolation singles play, sophomore Nicole Perez paced the Lumberjacks with a pair of wins. Hasegawa, sophomore Malia Wahinepio and junior Orsi Golovics also each added a consolation victory.

The Lumberjacks will continue fall play at the New Mexico Fall Invitational beginning November 5.

Northern Arizona Results

Singles – Fourth Round

Michaela Bezdickova (UNM) def. Edit Suhajda (NAU) 7-5, 6-2

Doubles – Third Round

Schnell/Dunn (DU) def. Suhajda/Hasegawa (NAU) 9-8

Singles – Consolation

Nicole Perez (NAU) def. Whitney White (USU), 6-0, 6-1

Nicole Perez (NAU) def. Veronica Wojakowska (CSU), 6-3, 6-2

Malia Wahinepio (NAU) def. Monica Abella (USU), 6-3, 4-6, 13-11

Amanda Bran (UM) def. Malia Wahinepio (NAU), 6-2, 6-1

Yumi Hasegawa (NAU) def. Annika Karlson (WSU), 6-2, 6-4

Stephanie Jasper (BSU) def. Yumi Hasegawa (NAU), 6-3, 6-2

Orsi Golovics (NAU) def. Brianna Harris (USU), 6-4, 6-1

Lauren Simpson (ID) def. Orsi Golovics (NAU), 7-5, 6-7, 10-4