Four singles players and one doubles squad from the Seattle University women’s tennis team saw action in Sunday’s final day of the Boise State Jack Taylor Classic in Boise, Idaho.
Dayna Bennett (Issaquah, Wash.) won the White Flight’s west consolation bracket by default Sunday morning as her opponent, Megan Rindlisbacher of Weber State, had to leave the tournament early. In the White Flight’s first-round loss consolation bracket, Kristen James (Lubbock, Texas) fell in the championship match by a score of 6-1, 6-4 to Svenja Tegtmeier of Idaho State.
The Redhawks had two players in the semifinals of the Orange Flight’s second round loss consolation, but neither Corinne Wurden (Poulsbo, Wash.) nor Sarah Lucas (Las Vegas, Nev.) could advance to the final. Both pushed their matches into a third-set tiebreak, but Wurden fell to Julie Tukuafu of Utah State 6-4, 3-6, 1-0(10-5), and Lucas lost to the Aggies’ 6-2, 2-6, 1-0(10-8).
In the Doubles Orange Flight first round loss consolation, Lucas teamed up with Gabriella Weissmann (Simi Valley, Calif.) to take on Boise State’s Teal Vosburgh and Manuela Pietzuch in the bracket’s final match. The SU duo fell 8-2, finishing the Redhawks’ participation in the tournament.
With the conclusion of the BSU Jack Taylor Classic, the Seattle U women’s tennis team has now completed its fall season. The first spring season dual match is scheduled for Tuesday, January 15 when the Redhawks take on Washington at the Nordstrom Tennis Center in Seattle. The match is scheduled to start at 5:00 p.m.