TYLER, Texas – It was a great day for the Mesa women's tennis team at the NJCAA Division I national championship as MCC won all nine of its matches and advanced to the quarter finals. The wins leave the T-Birds in a three-way tie for first place with ASA-Miami and host Tyler, all with 27 points.
En route to its great day, un-seeded Mesa players knocked of seeded players three times.
Here are the results for each flight.
No. 1 – No. 4 seeded Emily Chang (Fr. Sao Paulo, Brazil) d. Sarah Hadjeras, Harford, 6-4, 6-2.
No. 2 – Khahn Huynh (Fr., Vietnam) d. 5 th seeded Anita Deltava, South Plains, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2
No. 3 –No. 5 seeded Yolena Carlon (Fr., Mesa, AZ) d. Jane Greisner, Lewis & Clark, 6-0, 6-0
No. 4 – Naa Ankrah (Fr., Amsterdam, Netherlands), d. 4 th seeded Amiene Houston, Scott, 7-5, 7-5
No. 5 – No. 3 seeded Hanna Nelson (Fr., Mesa, AZ) d. Taylor Swanepoel, Collin, 6-1, 6-2
No. 6 – No. 2 seeded Maria Garduno (San Luis Potosi, Mexico) d. Fernanda Miller, Pima, 6-0, 6-0
No. 1 – No. 6 seeded Chang-Huyhn d. Eve Forneiron-Sarah Frendo, Cowley, 6-2, 6-0
No. 2 – Carlon-Garduno d. Jordyn Hull-Alden Hartley, Meridian, 6-0, 6-1
No. 3 – Nelson-Julia Ortiz d. 6 th seeded Morgan Trask-Taylor Whitehead, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural,
Quarter-final matches begin Tuesday morning.