Vanderbilt Wins 12 Matches to Open Regional

Total includes five straight-sets victories in singles

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Vanderbilt women’s tennis team served up six shutout sets on the first day of the ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championship on Thursday en route to winning 12 of its 13 matches.

Bridget Stammel and Holly Staff both scored 6-0, 6-0 wins over their Northern Kentucky opponents, and Valeria Ray added one more love set as the Dores rolled to victory in six of seven singles matches. Vanderbilt student-athletes are three of the top five singles seeds. 

In doubles, Stammel and partner Sonya Macavei added yet another love set as the Dores won all six of their first- and second-round matches.

Thursday Results
Singles – First Round
#12 Célia-Belle Mohr (Vanderbilt) def. Ashlee Fisk (Northern Kentucky) 6-1, 6-2
#67 Bridget Stammel (Vanderbilt) def. Ananya Kothakota (Northern Kentucky) 6-0, 6-0
#103 Anessa Lee (Vanderbilt) def. Monique Woog (Memphis) 7-6 (4), 6-2
Valeria Ray (Vanderbilt) def. Jamilah Snells (Louisville) 7-5, 6-0
Holly Staff (Vanderbilt) def. Madison Windham (Southern Indiana) 6-0, 6-0
Amy Stevens (Vanderbilt) def. Neena Ketauskas (Dayton) 3-6, 6-1, 6-3
Nishitha Saravanan (Miami) def. Sonya Macavei (Vanderbilt) 7-5, 6-3

Doubles – First Round
Mohr/Lee (Vanderbilt) def. Mariia Fedenko/Sasha Parkhomenko (Eastern Kentucky) 8-1
Staff/Ray (Vanderbilt) def. Germany Davis/Snells (Louisville) 8-6
Stammel/Macavei (Vanderbilt) def. Rut Galindo/Deborah Dominguez Collado (Lipscomb) 8-4

Doubles – Second Round
Mohr/Lee (Vanderbilt) def. Emma Honore/Paola Silva Campigotto (Murray State) 8-6
Staff/Ray (Vanderbilt) def. Natalie Osiecki/Katauskas (Dayton) 8-4
Stammel/Macavei (Vanderbilt) def. Denise Torrealba/Sophia Baranov (Austin Peay) 8-0

Friday Schedule
Singles – Championship Draw, Second Round
Noon – [1] Célia-Belle Mohr (Vanderbilt) vs. Sofia Mazzucato (Xavier)
12:30 p.m. – [3] Bridget Stammel (Vanderbilt) vs. Annika Pschorr (Murray State)
11 a.m. – [5] Anessa Lee (Vanderbilt) vs. Emilia Valentinsson (Miami)
11 a.m. – [9-16] Holly Staff (Vanderbilt) vs. Laura Greb (Dayton)
Noon – [17-32] Valeria Ray (Vanderbilt) vs. Norah Balthazor (Butler) 

Singles – Consolation Draw, First Round
tba – Sonya Macavei (Vanderbilt) vs. Berta Miret (Louisville)

Doubles – Championship Draw, Third Round
9 a.m. – [1] Mohr/Lee (Vanderbilt) vs. Asia Fontana/Yu-Hua Cheng (Austin Peay)
9 a.m. – [4] Staff/Ray (Vanderbilt) vs. [9-16] Camila Soares/ Monique Woog (Memphis)
9 a.m. – [9-16] Stammel/Macavei (Vanderbilt) vs. [2] Esther Adeshina/Sofia Cabezas (Tennessee)