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Wildcats Compete in Wells Fargo Hurricane Katrina Fundraiser Tournament
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: November 07, 2005
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College Station, Texas- Jessie Rochefort and Kasia Jakowlew participated in Tulane’s Wells Fargo Tennis tournament this weekend. All of the proceeds from the weekend will go to help rebuild the Tulane athletics department after the extreme damages done by Hurricane Katrina. 


In singles Junior Jessie Rochefort started off with a win against Whitney DeYoung of Stephen F. Austin 6-1, 6-2. In the round of 16 Rochefort then defeated Sara Giles of the University of Texas at Tyler 6-2, 6-1. Rochefort then fell in the semifinal  6-2, 6-1 against Tulane's Joyce Ardies.


In the round of 32 Junior Kasia Jakowlew defeated Austin Mills of the University of Texas at Tyler 6-1, 6-3. Jakowlew then went on to defeat Carina Bjornstrom of Tulane 6-4, 6-1. Jakowlew then fell in the semifinal to Texas A&M’s Seva Iwinski 2-6, 6-4, 4-1(RET).


Rochefort and Jakowlew then teamed up in doubles and defeated 3 teams, then falling to Tulane’s Kuehn and Valdes in the finals.



Women’s Tennis will compete this week in Honolulu, Hawaii.






Singles (Round of 32)

Jessie Rochefort (UA) def. Whitney DeYoung (SFASU) 6-1, 6-2.

Kasia Jakowlew (UA) def. Austin Mills(Tyler) 6-1, 6-3.


Singles (Round of 16)


Jessie Rochefort (UA) def. Sara Giles (Tyler) 6-2, 6-1

Kasia Jakowlew (UA) def. Carina Bjornstrom (Tulane) 6-4, 6-1


Singles (Semi-Finals)

Joyce Ardies (Tulane) def.Jessie Rochefort (UA) 6-2, 6-1

Seva Iwinski (Texas A&M) def. Kasia Jakowlew (UA) 2-6, 6-4


Doubles (Round of 16)

Arizona- Bye


Doubles (Semi-Finals)

Rochefort/Jakowlew (UA) def. Trapani/Mills (Trinity/Tyler) 8-4


Doubles (Quarter Finals)


Rochefort/Jakowlew (UA) def. Bjornstrom/Ardies (Tulane) 8-4


Doubles (Finals)


Kuehn/Valdes (Tulane) def. Rochefort/Jakowlew (UA) 8-4



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