SMU competes in singles, doubles finals of SDSU Classic
Published: Sunday, November 11, 2012
Updated: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 17:11
Two Mustangs advanced to the final rounds of the San Diego State University Classic on Saturday and Sunday.
Senior Edyta Cieplucha played in the singles finals Sunday. Cieplucha defeated Washington’s Grace Ysidora in a quick 6-2, 6-2 match to move on to the championship. She continued into the finals and lost to Utah’s Sarah Pham in two sets, 6-4, 6-2.
Cieplucha and her doubles partner sophomore Elena Fayner played in the doubles finals against Utah’s Callie Craig and Pham Fayner and Cieplucha came out with the victory.
Fayner lost in her singles consolation bracket semifinals to Utah’s Natasha Smith.
Other Mustangs also had a strong showing at the tournament.
Freshman Hristina Dishkova fell in the singles semifinals and lost Sunday to Craig.
Senior Aleksandra Malyarchikova and Heidi Stewart competed in their respective brackets’ consolation finals Sunday.
Malyachikova beat Kansas’ Belen Luduena 6-3, 6-2 and
Dishkova and Malyarchikova lost in their doubles bracket’s consolation semifinals Saturday.
Teams that competed in the classic with SMU included host SDSU, Utah, Kansas, Arizona, Middle Tennessee and Washington.