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Cal Records Strong First Day At ITA Regionals

Oct 14, 2022
Makenna Thiel advanced to the rounds of 32 in singles and doubles at ITA regionals Friday.

STANFORD, Calif. – The Golden Bears captured 15 of 16 matches as the Cal women's tennis team started the ITA Northwest Regional Championships on Friday at Stanford's Taube Family Tennis Center.
All three Cal doubles teams won their round of 64 matches in the morning, with the second-seeded Jessica Alsola and Katja Wiersholm, the fourth-seeded and 57th-ranked Valentina Ivanov and Hannah Viller Moeller, and Erin Richardson and Makenna Thiel advancing to Saturday's round of 32.
Six Bears each won twice in singles Friday, with the second-seeded and 50th-ranked Alsola, the fifth-seeded and 97th-ranked Wiersholm, the seventh-seeded Viller Moeller, the ninth-seeded Ivanov, Richardson and Thiel moving on to play in Saturday's round of 32. Cal sophomore Cami Brown, who fell in singles Friday, next plays in the consolation draw at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
The regional tournament continues on Saturday, with one round of doubles matches opening the action at 9 a.m.
ITA Northwest Regional Championships – Cal Results
Oct. 14, 2022, in Stanford, Calif.
Taube Family Tennis Center
Main Draw Doubles – Round of 64
[2] Jessica Alsola/Katja Wiersholm (Cal) def. Jovana Babic/Olaya Bances Iglesias (SJSU), 8-2
[4] No. 57 Valentina Ivanov/Hannah Viller Moeller (Cal) def. Ashley Chang/Yolanda Lin (UW), 8-2
Erin Richardson/Makenna Thiel (Cal) def. Arianna Capogrosso/Chiho Mushika (USF) 8-6
Main Draw Singles – Round of 128
[2] No. 50 Jessica Alsola (Cal) def. Carolina Piferi (Fresno State), 2-6, 6-1, 6-1
[5] No. 97 Katja Wiersholm (Cal) def. Jade Quintana (Seattle U.), 6-3, 6-1
[7] Hannah Viller Moeller (Cal) def. Emma Sun (Stanford), 6-2, 6-0
[9] Valentina Ivanov (Cal) def. Finley Kalinic (SCU), 6-0, 6-1
Makenna Thiel (Cal) def. Alba Pedrero Galindo (SJSU), 6-2, 6-4
Erin Richardson (Cal) def. Raquel Villan Pereira (SJSU), 6-1, 4-6, 6-4
Jenna Sloan (Gonzaga) def. Cami Brown (Cal), 6-1, 6-0
Main Draw Singles – Round of 64
[7] Hannah Viller Moeller (Cal) def. Myah Petchey (Oregon), 6-2, 6-4
[5] No. 97 Katja Wiersholm (Cal) def. Carlotta Nonnis Marzano (Fresno St.), 6-3, 6-0
Erin Richardson (Cal) def. Nell Arendt (Portland St.), 6-2, 6-4
Makenna Thiel (Cal) def. Arianna Capogrosso (USF), 6-4, 6-0
[2] No. 50 Jessica Alsola (Cal) def. Stefanie Silva (SMC), 6-2, 6-0
[9] Valentina Ivanov (Cal) def. Ares Teixido Garcia (Oregon), 4-6, 6-2, 6-1