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Bears Fall In ITA All-American Openers

Oct 5, 2022
Katja Wiersholm (left) and Jessica Alsola (right)

CARY, N.C. – Cal women's tennis sophomores Jessica Alsola and Katja Wiersholm faced talented competition in their main draw openers at the ITA All-American Championships on Wednesday, with Alsola losing in singles and the two Golden Bears falling in doubles at Cary Tennis Park.
Alsola, ranked 50th, fell to N.C. State's 23rd-ranked Abigail Rencheli, 6-4, 6-4 in the singles round of 32 Wednesday morning. Alsola next plays Texas A&M's ninth-ranked Carson Branstine in the consolation singles draw on Thursday at a time TBA.
On Wednesday afternoon, Wiersholm and Alsola faced the second-seeded and third-ranked Wake Forest pair of Anna Brylin and Brooke Killingsworth, with the Cal duo dropping a 6-2, 7-5 result in the round of 32. The Bears take on North Carolina's 36th-ranked Carson Tanguilig and Reilly Tran on Thursday at a time TBA.
ITA All-American Championships – Cal Results
Oct. 5, 2022, in Cary, North Carolina
Cary Tennis Park
Main Draw Singles – Round of 32
No. 32 Abigail Rencheli (N.C. State) def. No. 50 Jessica Alsola (Cal), 6-4, 6-4
Main Draw Doubles – Round of 32
[2] No. 3 Anna Brylin/Brooke Killingsworth (Wake Forest) def. Jessica Alsola/Katja Wiersholm (Cal), 6-2, 7-5