NMSU Women's Tennis Ends Season With WAC Quarterfinals Loss Against Seattle

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

PHOENIX, AZ - The New Mexico State women's tennis team saw its season come to an end on Friday at the mesa Tennis Center when it fell to Seattle U in the quarterfinals of the Western Athletic Conference Tournament 4-1.

The Aggies finished the season 8-15 overall under the direction of first-year head coach Emily Wang while finishing league play 2-3, good for third-place in the.

The Redhawks (9-13) took an early lead in doubles action when they took courts No. 2 and No. 1 against NM State. The No. 3 doubles team of Eli Arnaudova and Helena Colvee had their 6-4 win at No. 3 doubles sandwiched by SU (9-13) wins.

Second-Team All-WAC recipient Rebecca Keijzerwaard recorded NM State's lone point when she cruised past Seattle U's top singles player 6-0, 6-2. However, the Redhawks took a 2-1 lead when when Lily-Ana Kreutzer bested Colvee at No. 6 singles 6-0, 6-3.

New Mexico State fell behind 3-1 shortly after when Yadira Rubio was defeated on court No. 4 6-3, 6-4. The Aggies saw their season come to an end at the No. 3 position after Kyra Jung took down Quinty Janssen in a back-and-forth match that eventually fell in favor of the Redhawks 6-4, 3-6, 6-2.

WAC Tournament Match #2
Seattle U vs New Mexico State
4/27/18 at Mesa, Ariz.
(Mesa Tennis Center)
Seattle U 4, New Mexico State 1

Singles competition
1. Keijzerwaard,Rebecca (NMSU) def. Lui, Michelle (SU) 6-0, 6-2
2. Harlas, Lindsay (NMSU) vs. Gianan, Hannah (SU) 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 1-0, unfinished
3. Jung, Kyra (SU) def. Janssen, Quinty (NMSU) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
4. Woodman, Kelli (SU) def. Rubio, Yadira (NMSU) 6-3, 6-4
5. Arnaudova, Eli (NMSU) vs. McCollister, Kali (SU) 4-6, 7-6 (7-1), unfinished
6. Lily-Ana Kreutzer (SU) def. Colvee, Helena (NMSU) 6-0, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. Lui, Michelle/Woodman, Kelli (SU) def. Harlas, Lindsay/Keijzerwaard,Rebecca (NMSU) 6-4
2. Gianan, Hannah/Jung, Kyra (SU) def. Janssen, Quinty/Rubio, Yadira (NMSU) 6-1
3. Arnaudova, Eli/Colvee, Helena (NMSU) def. McCollister, Kali/Lily-Ana Kreutzer (SU) 6-4
Match Notes:
Seattle U 9-13
New Mexico State 8-15
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (1,6,4,3)