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San Jose State Women's Tennis Ends Season at the NCAA Tournament
Courtesy: WAC
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – San Jose State University’s women’s tennis season came to a close on Saturday at Marks Stadium on the campus of Southern California. The No. 63 Spartans fell to No. 32 UC Irvine, 4-2.

San Jose State’s season came down to the third set on the No. 5 court. UC Irvine’s Ali Facey and SJSU’s Julianna Bacelar split the first two sets of the match, with the Anteaters holding onto a 3-2 match lead. Bacelar took the first set (4-6), then Facey came back in the second with a 7-6(0) win in the second set. Facey fought off Bacelar’s two match points in the second set and then needed six of her own to close out the Spartans, 7-5.

SJSU started the match off fast, claiming the doubles point with wins in the No. 2 and 3 courts.

UC Irvine evened the match at one point apiece with Sarah Gong’s (6-2, 6-2) win over Erica Medlin in the No. 4 court. Franziska Goettsching’s win in the No. 3 court pushed UC Irvine to a 2-1 match lead. She defeated Chau Truong in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3.

The Anteaters’ Marivick Mamiit spread the lead to 3-1 with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Sabastiani Leon Chao.

The Spartans finished the season with a 19-6 record, making their first NCAA Tournament.

DOUBLES
(1) Goettsching-Smith (UCI) def. Leon Chao-Medlin (SJSU) – 8-4
(2) Boczova-Willett (SJSU) def. Facey-Schweyer (UCI) – 8-1
(3) Bacelar-Truong (SJSU) def. Mamiit-Stadfelt (UCI) – 8-5

San Jose State wins doubles point.
Order of finish: 2,1,3

SINGLES
(1) Kristina Smith (UCI) vs. Klaudia Boczova (SJSU) – 7-5, 2-6, 5-6 (30-0), susp.
(2) Marivick Mamiit (UCI) def. Sebastiani Leon Chao (SJSU) – 6-2, 6-4
(3) Franziska Goettsching (UCI) def. Chau Truong (SJSU) – 6-3, 6-3
(4) Sarah Gong (UCI) def. Erica Medlin (SJSU) – 6-2, 6-2
(5) Ali Facey (UCI) def. Julianna Bacelar (SJSU) – 4-6,7-6 (0), 7-5
(6) Jessica Willett (SJSU) def. Sarah Stadfelt (UCI) – 3-6, 6-2, 6-3

Order of finish: 4,3,2,6,5
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Chicago State
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Grand Canyon
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Missouri-Kansas City
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New Mexico State
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0-0
Seattle U
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0-0
Texas-Pan American
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0-0
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