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Women's Tennis play in Cissie Leary Tournament
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: September 28, 2005
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Philadelphia, Pa. ?- Arizona women’s tennis players Iza Ferreira, Jessie Rochefort, and Kasia Jakowlew started off their fall season this weekend at the 2005 Cissie Leary Invitational. All three players competed in the singles bracket and Jakowlew and Rochefort represented the Wildcats in the doubles bracket.


Ferreira lost to Yulia Rivelis of Penn in the first round.  She went on to play in the consolation round up against William and Mary’s Klaudyna Kasztelaniec and was knocked out, 6-1, 6-2. Ferreira finished the tournament 0-2 in singles.


Jakowlew, was ranked ninth in the singles bracket this weekend. She won her first singles match 6-3, 6-3 against Penn State’s Katelyn Bevard. Jakowlew, went on to play in the 2nd round where she fell to Penn’s Alexis Plukas 6-2, 7-5. Jalowlew finished 1-1 in singles.


Rochefort, ranked sixteenth in the tournament in singles, started out by winning her first match 6-4, 6-3 against Princeton’s Kelly Stewart. Rochefort fell in the second round against Nina Suda of Columbia 7-6, 7-6. Rochefort finished 1-1 in the singles bracket.


Jakowlew and Rochefort, ranked seventh in doubles, lost in the first round to Lauren Cash and Emmy Fritz- Krockow of William and Mary, 8-5. They went on to play in the doubles consolation bracket where they won four straight matches to win the bracket. The pair finished the tournament 4-1.



Arizona women’s tennis will play next in the Nike Cal Invitational Sept. 30 at Cal Berkley.





Women's Open Singles (Round of 64)


Yulia Rivelis (Penn) def. Iza Ferreria (UA) 6-0, 6-1

Kasia Jakowlew (UA) def. Katelyn Bevard (Penn State) 6-3, 6-3

Jessie Rochefort (UA) def. Kelly Stewart (Princeton) 6-4, 6-3



Woman’s Open Singles Consolation (Round of 32)

Klaudyna Kasztelniec (William and Mary) def. Iza Ferreria (UA) 6-1, 6-2


Women's Open Singles (Round of 32)


Alexis Plukas (Penn) def. Kasia Jakowlew (UA) 6-2, 7-5

Nina Suda (Columbia) def. Jessie Rochefort (UA) 7-6, 7-6


Women’s Doubles (Round of 32)

Cash/Fritz-Krockow (William and Mary) def. Jakowlew/Rochefort (UA) 8-5


Women’s Doubles Consolation (Round of 16)

Jakowlew/Rochefort (UA) def. Condit/Nina Suda 8-0


Women’s Doubles Consolation (Quarterfinals)

Jakowlew/Rochefort (UA) def. Geota/Pattabi 8-6


Women’s Doubles Consolation (Semifinals)

Jakowlew/Rochefort (UA) def. Altinay/Kushnirovich 8-6


Women’s Doubles Consolation (Finals)

Jakowlew/Rochefort (UA) def. Shular/ Abraham 8-5




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