Tennis Wins Four Championships at GU/EWU Fall Tournament

Sept. 27, 2009

CHENEY, Wash. - The Washington State women's tennis team completed competition Sunday at the Gonzaga and Eastern Washington Fall Tennis Tournament winning four out of five championships.

Freshman Liudmila Vasilieva won the singles Flight A championship after knocking off Maria Perevoshchikova of Idaho 6-1, 6-1.

Andjela Kankaras won her first tournament championship as a Coug in Flight B singles when she beat fellow Coug Marina Nicolas 6-7(3), 6-4, 7-5.

Two more freshmen, Cara Brown and Jackie Owens battled in the final of Flight C, with Owens winning the title 6-2, 6-2.

The doubles duo of Marina Nicolas and Erin Troedson won their second tournament championship in a row after beating teammates Jessica Gomez and Ekaterina Kamendova 8-5.

2009 GU/EWU Fall Tournament
Sept. 25-27, 2009


Women's Singles Flight A (Semifinal Round)
Perevoshchikova, Maria (UI) def. Kamendova, Kate (WSU) 6-2; 0-6; 6-3
Vasileva, Luda (WSU) def. Soule, Maddy (UM) 6-2; 6-1
Women's Singles Flight A (Final Round)
Vasileva, Luda (WSU) def. Perevoshchikova, Maria (UI) 6-1; 6-1
Women's Singles Flight A Consolation (Semifinal Round)
Bran, Rebecca (UM) def. Patton, Chelsea (EWU) 7-6(5); 6-3
Alexander, Constance (UM) def. Villegas, LV (MSU) 6-1; 6-3
Women's Singles Flight B (Semifinal Round)
Nichols, Marina (WSU) def. Stime, Britta (GU) 6-1; 6-2
Kankaras, Andjela (WSU) def. Ulesanu, Alexandra (UI) 7-5; 7-6(2)
Women's Singles Flight B (Final Round)
Kankaras, Andjela (WSU) def. Nichols, Marina (WSU) 6-7(3); 6-4; 7-5
Women's Singles Flight B Consolation (Semifinal Round)
Liening, Judy (EWU) def. Coll, Jen (MSU) 6-2; 7-6(2)
Bampton, Caitlin (EWU) def. Gomez, Jessica (WSU) 6-4; 6-4
Women's Singles Flight C (Round of 32)
Silha, Alix (EWU) def. Gleason, Kylea (PSU) 6-4; 6-0
Women's Singles Flight C (Semifinal Round)
Brown, Cara (WSU) def. Lehman, Cara (UM) 6-1; 6-3
Owens, Jackie (WSU) def. Dodge, Clare (GU) 0-6; 6-1; 6-2
Women's Singles Flight C (Final Round)
Owens, Jackie (WSU) def. Brown, Cara (WSU) 6-2; 6-2
Women's Singles Flight C Consolation (Semifinal Round)
Troedson, Erin (WSU) def. Bjerken, Taurie (GU) 6-4; 7-6(4)
Sugimoto, Aya (SU) def. Vadali, Nayanatara (PSU) Ret (ill)
Women's Doubles Flight A (Final Round)
Perevoshchikova, Maria (UI) / Alexandra (UI), Ulesanu def. Farmer, Danielle (GU) / Mehndiratta, Rika (GU) 8-0
Women's Doubles Flight A Consolation (W - Final Round)
Googe, Ksenia (WSU) / Kankaras, Andjela (WSU) def. Jenks, Audree (SU) / Schwab, Katrina (SU) 9-7
Women's Doubles Flight A (N - Final Round)
Fournier, Liz (WSU) / Luda (WSU), Vasileva def. Irimescu, Silvia (UI) / Maciocha, Barbara (UI) 8-1
Women's Doubles Flight A (S - Final Round)
Dodge, Clare (GU) / Kristina (GU), Zauere def. Mortera, Steffanie (SU) / Ohno, Ariel (SU) 8-5
Women's Doubles Flight A (NW - Final Round)
Griffin, Ali (MSU) / LV (MSU), Villegas def. Bampton, Caitlin (EWU) / Knight, Kelsey (EWU) 8-0
Women's Doubles Flight A (SE - Final Round)
Coll, Jen (MSU) / De La Torre, Andrea (MSU) def. Demerath, Marie (EWU) / Patton, Chelsea (EWU) 8-4
Women's Doubles Flight B (Final Round)
Nichols, Marina (WSU) / Erin (WSU), Troedson def. Gomez, Jessica (WSU) / Kamendova, Kate (WSU) 8-5
Women's Doubles Flight B Consolation (W - Final Round)
Stime, Britta (GU) / Gabrielle (GU), Verspieren def. Peterson, Mikaela (SU) / Sugimoto, Aya (SU) 8-2
Women's Doubles Flight B (N - Final Round)
Brown, Cara (WSU) / Jackie (WSU), Owens def. Alexander, Constance (UM) / Lehman, Cara (UM) 9-7
Women's Doubles Flight B (S - Final Round)
Kirch, Natalie (UI) / Siwa, Jana (UI) def. Silha, Alix (EWU) / Tosic, Marta (EWU) 8-4
Women's Doubles Flight B (NW - Final Round)
Bjerken, Taurie (GU) / Laura (GU), Housinger def. Norena, Rocio (EWU) / Steele, Jessi (EWU) 8-3
Women's Doubles Flight B (NE - Final Round)
Gibson, Lauren (UM) / Kayla (UM), Moyse def. Liening, Judy (EWU) / Warner, Ryann (EWU) 8-2
Women's Doubles Flight B (SW - Final Round)
Fairbotham, Lucy (MSU) / Gleason, Kylea (PSU) def. Bloemers, Gina (SU) / Cheng, Whitney (SU) 8-5
Women's Open Backdraw (Round of 32)
Schwab, Katrina (SU) def. Kirch, Natalie (UI) 6-3; 6-1
Sugimoto, Aya (SU) def. Norena, Rocio (EWU) 6-2; 6-3
Alexander, Constance (UM) def. Patton, Chelsea (EWU) 6-1; 6-3
Troedson, Erin (WSU) def. Silha, Alix (EWU) 8-3
Moyse, Kayla (UM) def. Peterson, Mikaela (SU) 6-1; 6-2
Verspieren, Gabrielle (GU) def. Cheng, Whitney (SU) 6-3; 6-3
Gibson, Lauren (UM) def. Steele, Jessi (EWU) 6-1; 4-6; 1-0(5)
Mortera, Steffanie (SU) def. Warner, Ryann (EWU) 3-6; 6-4; 1-0(1)
Zauere, Kristina (GU) def. Knight, Kelsey (EWU) 6-2; 6-2
Googe, Ksenia (WSU) def. Bampton, Caitlin (EWU) 6-1; 6-0
Gomez, Jessica (WSU) def. Liening, Judy 6-3; 6-0
Fournier, Liz (WSU) def. Davidson, Heather (UM) 6-0; 6-2
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