SAN DIEGO, Calif ?C The University of Arizona womenˇ?s tennis team began play today at the ITA West Regional in San Diego, Calif.
Danielle Steinberg, the number six seed in the tournament, and Natalia Toporowska each had a bye in the opening round.
Freshman Jane Huh faced off against Ashley Litchfield of CSUF and won; 6-2, 6-0, to advance to the second round.
Then Toporowska squared off against Pepperdineˇ?s Alex Liles but was downed; 6-0, 7-6 (6).
Steinberg, who is currently ranked No. 34 in the Fila preseason rankings, played UCLAˇ?s Sara Yang and won; 6-1, 6-0. Steinberg will face SDSUˇ?s Milana Yusupov tomorrow.
In doubles action, Toporowska and Huh teamed together to battle Katy Williams and Anna Maskaljun of UNLV, but were defeated 8-3.
For consolation matches tomorrow, Toporowska will play Pepperdineˇ?s Raine Williams and Huh will go up against Tania Rice of Pepperdine.