In other qualifying action, sophomore Brooke Taylor won her opening round qualifying match against Cal State Fullerton's Eleanor Luzano, 7-5, 7-5. Taylor dropped her second round match to UC Santa Barabara's Shannon Wilkins, 4-6, 2-6. Freshman Siri Fomsgaard lost her second round match to UC Irvine's Nicole Kabe, 6-4, 5-7, 1-6.
In doubles competition, Stringer and Taylor notched an opening round win over San Diego State's duo of Laura Augero and Emelie Bengtsson, 8-3. Fomsgaard and Marino outlasted Long Beach State's Sophie Han and Lara Spica, 8-3.
The Wildcats return to action Friday morning at 9 a.m. PST.
Singles Qualifying Draw First Round 1. Taylor (UA) def. Luzanno (CSF) 7-5, 7-5 Second Round 1. Marino (UA) def. Keyser (UCSB) 6-1, 6-2 2. Stringer (UA) def. Pepkowitz (UCSB) 6-3, 6-1 3. Wilkins (UCSB) def. Taylor (UA) 4-6, 2-6 4. Kabe (UCI) def. Fomsgaard (UA) 6-4, 5-7, 1-6 Doubles Main Draw First Round 1. Stringer/Taylor (UA) def. Augero/Bengtsson (SDSU) 8-3 2. Fomsgaard/Marino (UA) def. Han/Spica (LBSU) 8-3