ITA All-American Championships Day 1

Dores earn three singles victories

CARY, N.C. ­– Vanderbilt women’s tennis began play at the ITA All-American Championships on Saturday with a trio of singles victories on day 1.

Freshman Bridget Stammel remained perfect in singles play on the season, earning a 7-6 (5), 6-3 victory over Maria Sholokhova of Wisconsin. The win moves Stammel to 4-0 in singles in her young Vanderbilt career.

Senior Marcella Cruz secured a victory over Arizona State’s Rachel Hanford by a score of 6-4, 6-0 to advance in the tournament.

Celia-Belle Mohr was also a straight-set winner, 6-2, 6-1, in her match against Jackie Nylander of SMU.

Action at the ITA All-American Championships continues tomorrow.

Bridget Stammel (Vanderbilt) Maria Sholokhova (Wisconsin), 7-6 (5), 6-3
Marcella Cruz (Vanderbilt) def. Rachel Hanford (Arizona State), 6-4, 6-0
Celia-Belle Mohr (Vanderbilt) def. Jackie Nylander (SMU), 6-2, 6-1
Amelia Honer (UCSB) def. Sonya Macavei (Vanderbilt), 6-2, 6-3
Taylor Cataldi (Wisconsin) def. Dasha Kourkina (Vanderbilt), 7-6 (3), 7-5

Iva Zelic/Sally Pethybridge (Portland) def. Dasha Kourkina/Marcella Cruz (Vanderbilt), 8-3