2013 NCAA Division III Women's
NCAA Regionals, Second Round
Day 2 Recap (May 11, 2013)
CMS 5, Santa Cruz 1
The top-seeded and second-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team led throughout as they went on to a 5-1 win over U.C. Santa Cruz in the second round of the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships on Saturday afternoon at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, Calif. CMS advances to face Pomona-Pitzer in the Regional Championship match on Sunday at noon. The teams have faced off twice this season with CMS winning both matches by a score of 7-2, most recently on May 4 in the finals of the SCIAC Championships.
Santa Cruz got its lone point in doubles play as the No. 2
doubles team of Ariana Mokhtari and Mary
Collins defeated Crystal Lim and
Sarah Kukino 9-7. In No. 1 doubles, the CMS
doubles team of Kristin Lim and Caroline
Ward cruised to an 8-1 win while Chloe
Dobbert and Yvonne Likomanova got a 9-7
win for CMS in No. 3 singles over Courtney
Lymburner and Caitlin Mannix to take the
In No. 2 singles, Ward of CMS was the first to finish as she earned a 6-1, 6-2 win over Laura Wade. Likomanova and Kukino closed out the win for CMS with wins in No. 6 and No. 4 singles, respectively.
Pomona-Pitzer 5, Redlands 2
The Pomona-Pitzer women's tennis team defeated Redlands 5-2 in the second round of the NCAA Division III Tennis Championships on Saturday afternoon at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, Calif. Down 2-1 after doubles, Pomona-Pitzer took four singles matches to get the 5-2 win and set up a rematch of the SCIAC Championship finals against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
Pomona-Pitzer got the first point of the match as Lea Lynn Yen and Arthi Padmanabhan defeated Maddie Morton and Gabriela Vasquez 8-1. Redlands then won No. 1 and No. 2 doubles, both by a score of 8-3. Jessica Ly and Ceara Sumida got the win for Redlands in the No. 1 matchup while Natalie Etchegaray and Julia Pollak earned the No. 2 doubles win.
In singles Padmanabhan and Yen were the first to finish. Padmanabhan won 6-0, 6-1 over Paige Press in No. 6 singles and then Yen got the point for Pomona-Pitzer in No. 5 singles 6-1, 6-1. Sammy Chao defeated Sumida 6-3, 6-1 for the win in the No. 3 position and then Jamie Solomon ended the match with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Ly.