The Lady Mustangs opened up the season with a big 8-1 win over Ottawa University Arizona. Leading the way for the Mustangs were Junior Karina Kolovos, Freshman Camila Gomez (Bogota, Columbia ), Julia Terrazas (Santa Cruz, Bolivia ), Nicold Gonzalez (Bogota, Columbia ) and Junior Kaycie Cormier (Douglas, AZ/Douglas).

1D. J. Tozzi/C.Gomez WNMU def. H. Papaco/M.Fournier 8-3
2D. C. Torrico/N.Gonzalez WNMU def. J. Ortiz/B. Amaya 8-5
3D. K. Kolovos/J. Terrazas WNMU def. J. Torres/S. Wenzel 8-0

**NAIA 9-point scoring format was used for the match

1S. Julia Ortiz Ottawa def. Carolina Torrico 6-2, 7-5
2S. Camila Gomez (Bogota, Columbia ) WNMU def. Hana Papaco 6-0, 6-1
3S. Karina Kolovos WNMU def. Michelle Fournier 6-1, 6-0
4S. Julia Terrazas (Santa Cruz, Bolivia ) WNMU def. Bianca Amaya 6-1, 6-1
5S. Nicold Gonzalez (Bogota, Columbia ) WNMU def. Jocelyn Torres 6-0, 6-0
6S. Kaycie Cormier (Douglas, AZ/Douglas) WNMU def. No player (Default)

WNMU 8 Ottawa 1

In the Afternoon the Lady Mustangs came up with another huge win 4-3 over Arizona Christian. The mustangs had lost the previous 4 years to Arizona Christian. Karina Kolovos clinched the victory for the Mustangs winning her #4 singles match. Karina Kolovos was 4-0 on the day for the Mustangs. Freshman Camila Gomez (Bogota, Columbia ) and Nicold Gonzalez (Bogota, Columbia ) shined again in singles both winning their matches decisively.

"I am very proud of our team and the way they played today. Both matches were tough and proposed a challenge for us and our team stepped up. I look forward to continued success for the Women's program." said Head Coach Eric Sturgis


1D. E. Kelley/J. Kelley ACU def. J. Tozzi/C. Gomez 6-4
2D. T. Okono/S. Smyth ACU def. C. Torrico/N. Gonzalez 6-2
3D. K. Kolovos/J. Terrazas WNMU def. Watt/Vladt 6-1


1S. Julia Tozzi (Limeira, Brazil ) WNMU def. Tia Okono 6-2, 6-2
2S. Elizabeth Kelley ACU def. Carolina Torrico 6-1, 6-1
3S. Camila Gomez (Bogota, Columbia ) WNMU def. Martina Velasco 6-0, 6-0
4S. Karina Kolovos WNMU def. Syndey Smyth 6-4, 6-3
5S. Jayci Kelley ACU def. Julia Terrazas (Santa Cruz, Bolivia ) 6-1, 6-1
6S. Nicold Gonzalez (Bogota, Columbia ) WNMU def. Janae Watt 7-5, 6-3



On the men's side, Western held on for a 5-4 win against Ottawa University to open the day.

Niko Barr (Whakatane, New Zealand/Trident) and Oscar Serra (Senorbi, Italy ) scored the first point of the match at #2 Doubles, defeating the Ottawa pair 6-3. With the Spirit up 2-1 after doubles play, the Mustangs came up big in singles play. Barr sealed the win in three sets, defeating Austin Todd of Ottawa (6-3, 5-7, 6-0).

1D: Eduardo Couto / Leonardo Couto (OUAZ) def. Liam Fraboulet (France, Plouha/Lycée Kerraoul) / Joaquin Delpino (Villa Maria, Argentina ) 8-6
2D: Niko Barr (Whakatane, New Zealand/Trident) / Oscar Serra (Senorbi, Italy ) (WNMU) def. Noel Maurin / Peter Hariri (8-4)
3D: Austin Todd / Jordan Petrie (OUAZ) def. Team (1-0)


1S: Eduardo Couto (OUAZ) def. Liam Fraboulet (France, Plouha/Lycée Kerraoul) 6-1, 6-2
2S: Joaquin Delpino (Villa Maria, Argentina ) (WNMU) def. Leonardo Couto 6-2, 6-1
3S: Joel Ockernahl (Muehlacker, Germany ) (WNMU) def. Noel Maurin 6-3, 6-2
4S: Oscar Serra (Senorbi, Italy ) (WNMU) def. Dong Hyun Kim 6-1, 6-3
5S: Niko Barr (Whakatane, New Zealand/Trident) (WNMU) def. Austin Todd 6-3, 5-7, 6-0

In the second game of the day, the Mustang men faced off with Arizona Christian. Falling to the ranked Firestorm 6-1. Joel Ockernahl (Muehlacker, Germany ) grabbed the lone win at #3 singles.

1. DOUILLAC, Enzo/MIRITELLO, Jesse (ACU) def. FRABOULET, Liam/DELPINO, Joaquin (WNMU) 7-6 (5-0)
2. SUPERLANO, Daniel/MONTERROSO, Lucas (ACU) def. SERRA, Oscar/BARR, Niko (WNMU) 6-2
3. PREISWERK, Theo/MEDINA, Joel (ACU) def. No player/No player (WNMU), by default
1. DOUILLAC, Enzo (ACU) def. FRABOULET, Liam (WNMU) 2-6, 6-1, 6-4
2. SUPERLANO, Daniel (ACU) def. DELPINO, Joaquin (WNMU) 6-4, 6-4
3. OCKERNAHL, Joel (WNMU) def. MIRITELLO, Jesse (ACU) 6-1, 6-1
4. PREISWERK, Theo (ACU) def. SERRA, Oscar (WNMU) 6-1, 6-4
5. MONTERROSO, Lucas (ACU) def. BARR, Niko (WNMU) 3-6, 6-2, 6-2
6. MEDINA, Joel (ACU) def. No player (WNMU), by default
The men open the spring season 1-1, with freshman Ockernahl leading the way with a 2-0 singles record.

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