Oct. 18, 2007
(San Diego, CA) - The USD women's tennis team is competing at the Wilson/ITA West Region Championshps, being held at The Barnes Center, and three Toreros have advanced in singles play. Samantha Mouly won both of her matches today in straight sets, while Monica Wiesener and Helene Lindstrand were granted first round byes and won their second round match. Mouly defeated Jessica Weeks of LBSU (6-1, 6-1) and UC Irvine's Beky Bernhard (6-2, 6-1). Wiesener downed Jerusha Cruz of CS Fullerton (6-0, 6-1) and Lindstrand knocked off UC Riverside's H.R. Espiritu (6-2, 6-3). Mouly will now face No. 1 seed Sarah Fansler of USC on Friday.
Toreros that were defeated in first round action today include Alex Demidova, who lost 6-1, retired to Pepperdine's Anete Bandere; Milov Teeling fell to SDSU's Olivia Colman, 6-4, 7-5; Ellie Faulkner was beaten by SDSU's Milana Yusupov, 6-3, 6-1; and Justine Perl dropped a 6-1, 6-0 decision to UC Riverside's Donna McCullough.