Pacific Opens Play At The ITA Northwest Regional Championships

The Pacific women's tennis team picked up a pair of opening round victories in day one of the 2011 USTA/ITA Northwest Regional Championships at Stanford University.

Junior Julia Hansen and freshman Iveta Masarova each picked up first round victories, but were defeated in the second round. They teamed up in the doubles flight and had a first round bye. Hansen and Masarova will compete in the consolation singles draw as well as the Doubles Round of 32 on Saturday.

Singles
Round of 128
Iveta Masarova (Pacific) def. Veronica Li (Stanford) - 6-3, 6-3
Julia Hansen (Pacific) def. Maggie McGeorge (SCU) - 6-3, 6-2
Maria Meliuk (Sac. State) def. Regina Suarez (Pacific) - 6-0, 6-3
Sophia Lohscheidt (Sac. State) def. Gergana Boncheva (Pacific), 6-4, 6-3
Marina Nikolic (USF) def. Summer Irvin (Pacific) - 6-3, 6-1

Round of 64
Julia Wartenburger (USF) def. Masarova (Pacific) - 7-5, 6-1
Elisabeth Foumier (WSU) def. Hansen (Pacific) - 6-2, 4-6, 6-4

Consolation Draw (Saturday)
Round of 64
Regina Suarez (Pacific) vs. Chau Truong (SJSU), 11:30 a.m.
Iveta Masarova (Pacific) vs. Sandra Florea (SJSU), 2:30 p.m.
Gergana Boncheva (Pacific) vs. Tanya Murtagh (FSU), 2:30 p.m.
Julia Hansen (Pacific) vs. Molly Aloia (SMC), 3:00 p.m.

Doubles
Round of 64
Julia Hansen / Iveta Masarova (Pacific) - bye
Nicole Koehly/Dahra Zamudio (UCD) def. Sarah Irvin / Regina Suarez (Pacific) - 8-3

Round of 32
Julia Hansen / Iveta Masarova (Pacific) vs. Anna Chkhikvishvili / Catherine Isip (USF), 9:00 a.m.

Consolation Draw (Saturday)
Summer Irvin / Regina Suarez (Pacific) vs. Charlotte Newell / Carolina O'Haren (SCU), 3:30 p.m.