By Robert McKinney, Athletics Communications Director
McMINNVILLE, Ore. -- Willamette University women's tennis players took on Pacific University athletes in nine singles flights and four doubles flights to start the Four-Way Invitational on Friday, Sept. 16 at Linfield College. The flighted tournament will continue on Saturday, with Willamette's athletes taking on players from George Fox and Linfield to complete the round-robin format.
Earning wins for the Bearcats in singles were Noemi Cruz-Cruz (Jr., Galt, CA/Liberty Ranch HS) at the #8 flight and Allie DiPasquale (So., Seattle, WA/Seattle Academy) in the #9 flight. Cruz-Cruz prevailed against Angie Tran of Pacific, 6-4, 6-3. DiPasquale downed Sydney Anderson of Pacific, 6-4, 6-2.
Pacific won all of the remaining singles flights. The Boxers also won the four doubles matches.
Friday, Sept. 16
#1 - Danielle Du Plooy (PAC) defeated Mikaila Smith (WU), 6-1, 6-2
#2 - No match, Kaitlyn Lomartire (PAC) by default over Alexis Gjurasic (WU)
#3 - Chantelle Baclay (PAC) defeated Hannah Andres (WU), 6-0, 6-1
#4 - Marisa Hayashi (PAC) defeated Mina Mizutani (WU), 6-0, 6-1
#5 - Sophia Nishimura (PAC) defeated Alyssa Oberg (WU), 6-0, 6-1
#6 - Mai Kobayashi (PAC) defeated Katie Adams (WU), 6-3, 6-1
#7 - Johanna Wilson (PAC) defeated Rachel Kong (WU), 6-3, 6-1
#8 - Noemi Cruz-Cruz (WU) defeated Angie Tran (PAC), 6-4, 6-3
#9 - Allie DiPasquale (WU) defeated Sydney Anderson (PAC), 6-4, 6-2
#1 - Du Plooy and Lomartire (PAC) defeated Smith and Andres (WU), 8-1
#2 - Baclay and Hayashi (PAC) defeated Mizutani and Adams (WU), 8-0
#3 - Nishimura and Wilson (PAC) defeated Kong and Oberg (WU), 8-2
#4 - Kobayashi and Tran (PAC) defeated Cruz-Cruz and DiPasquale (WU), 8-4