Oct. 1, 2007
BERKELEY, CALIF. - The last San Francisco women's tennis player standing, sophomore Mylene Martin, finished second in the Blue ITA singles consolation bracket at the Cal Nike Invitational which concluded Sunday. Overall, Martin went 2-2 over the three-day event.
Martin began her run Friday losing a three-set match to Arizona's Natalia Toporowska in the round of 32. After winning the first set 6-4, Toporowska took care of business with 6-2 and 6-1 victories in sets two and three. The first round of consolations saw Martin defeat Elizabeth McFeeters of Florida State in straight sets, 6-2, 6-3.
In the consolation semi-finals held on Sunday, Martin topped Arizona State's Lauren Megale, 6-4, 6-4 to advance to the consolation finals. In the culminating match, Martin was ousted, 6-2, 6-1, by Micaela Hein also of the Sun Devils.
Junior Jenny Sperry went 1-1 in both individual competition and in doubles with Martin.
USF is scheduled to next compete at the Saint Mary's Invitational from October 12 - 14 in Moraga, Calif.