In singles play, senior Michelle Gough, junior Lindsay Blau and freshmen Perrine Pernin and Sophie Regnier advanced to the quarterfinals. Gough, seeded third in the tournament, earned a first round bye and defeated San Jose State's Vanessa Pinot in the second round, 6-1, 6-1. Larocque recorded straight sets victories over Loyola Marymount's Hollie Freudenberg, 6-1, 6-2, and Santa Clara's Alison Barr, 6-0, 6-3. Regnier earned a berth in the quarterfinals with wins over Sacramento State's Janice Mota, 6-1, 6-2, and Pacific's Diana D-Audrey, 6-1, 6-3. Seeded second in the tournament, Blau needed just a second round victory over Pacific's Melinda Kochsis, 6-1, 6-2, to advance to the quarterfinals.
The Cats return to action Saturday morning with single action set to begin at 8 a.m. PDT with doubles play to follow.
1. #8 Debbie Larocque (UA) def. Holli Freudenberg (Loyola Marymount), 6-1, 6-2
2. Brooke Taylor (UA) def. Alison Dohrmann (Pacific), 6-1, 7-5
3. Perrine Pernin (UA) def. Jennifer Mitchell (Loyola Marymount), Default
4. Sophie Regnier (UA) def. Janice Mota (Sacramento State), 6-1, 6-2
5. Laresa Marino (UA) def. Jaimee Bremner (Pacific), 6-0, 6-2
1. #3 Michelle Gough (UA) def. Vanessa Pinot (San Jose State), 6-1, 6-1
2. Larocque (UA) def. Alison Barr (Santa Clara), 6-0, 6-3
3. Pernin (UA) def. Mariko Kawakami (Santa Clara), 6-4, 6-1
4. Gabriella Lundquist (Sacramento State) def. Taylor (UA), 6-4, 6-2
5. Regnier (UA) def. Diana D-Audrey (Pacific), 6-1, 6-3 6. Lisel Fichtbauer (Fresno State) def. Marino (UA), 6-2, 6-3
7. #2 Lindsay Blau (UA) def. Melinda Kochsis (UOP), 6-1, 6-2
1. Blau/Pernin (UA) def. Vanessa Pinot/Suzi Riley (San Jose State), Default