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Bears Reach Semifinals At ITA All-American

Oct 7, 2022
Katja Wiersholm (left) and Jessica Alsola (right) with Cal associate head coach Zack Warren.

CARY, N.C. – Cal women's tennis sophomore Jessica Alsola advanced to the semifinals of both consolation singles and – with teammate Katja Weirsholm – consolation doubles on Friday at the ITA All-American Championships at Cary Tennis Park.
In the singles quarterfinals Friday morning, the 50th-ranked Alsola defeated USC's 65th-ranked Snow Han, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3.
In the afternoon, Alsola and Wiersholm beat Tennessee's fifth-seeded and 10th-ranked Rebeka Mertena and Esther Adeshina, 6-2, 6-1, in the doubles quarterfinals.
On Saturday, Alsola plays Michigan's 125th-ranked Julia Fliegner at 10 am ET, while Wiersholm and Alsola face Auburn's Carolyn Ansari and Ariana Arseneault at 1 p.m. ET, as the Bears seek spots in Sunday's finals.
The ITA All-American Championships conclude Sunday.
ITA All-American Championships – Cal Results
Oct. 7, 2022, in Cary, North Carolina
Cary Tennis Park
Consolation Singles – Round of 16
Jessica Alsola (Cal), Bye
Consolation Singles – Quarterfinal Round
No. 50 Jessica Alsola (Cal) def. No. 65 Snow Han (USC), 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
Consolation Doubles – Round of 16
Jessica Alsola/Katja Wiersholm (Cal), Bye
Consolation Doubles – Quarterfinal Round
Jessica Alsola/Katja Wiersholm (Cal) def. [5] No. 10 Rebeka Mertena/Esther Adeshina (Tennessee), 6-2, 6-1