Oct. 17, 2007
SAN DIEGO - The USD women's tennis team will participate this week in the Wilson/ITA West Regional Championships, Oct 18-22, which is being held at the Barnes Tennis Center. USD is co-hosting the championships with San Diego State University. The singles finalists and doubles champion from this weekend's event will earn automatic berths into the ITA National Indoor Championships, Nov. 1-4 in Columbus, Ohio. The 16-team tournament gets underway on Thursday with first-round doubles matches beginning at 9 a.m.
USD's Monica Wiesener is seeded among the top 16 players, and along with teammates Helene Lindstrand and Ellie Faulkner, will have first round byes in singles. USD players with first round matchups include Samantha Mouly (vs. Jessida Weeks of Long Beach State), Alex Demidova (vs. Anete Bandere of Pepperdine), Milov Teeling (vs. Olivia Colman of SDSU), and Justine Perl (vs. Donna McCullough of UC Riverside).The Toreros have three doubles teams scheduled to compete. The Torero tandems of Faulkner-Teeling and Wiesener-Perl will have first round byes; USD's Lindstrand-Mouly will face CS Fullerton's team of Injejikian-Inglis in first round action.