SAN ANTONIO – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley second year women’s tennis Daniela Rosenberger won the Singles E Draw Championship to headline the Vaqueros’ final day at the UIW Cardinal Classic on Sunday.
Rosenberger defeated New Mexico State’s Melissa Cartis 6-2, 0-6, 1-0 (10-6) to win the stealing championship. She went 3-0 in singles and 2-1 in doubles at the tournament and won four singles matches in a row.
Second year Marjorie Souza faced Matilde Morais of North Texas in the singles A Draw final. Morais took the win 6-3, 6-1. Junior Lea Karren showed a great fight against New Mexico State’s 2022 Western Athletic Conference All-Tournament Singles Team winner Natsuki Nishimura. After dropping the first set 4-6 and falling behind 1-5 in the second, Karren recovered all the way to level the score 6-6. Nishimura won the tiebreaker to win the Singles C Draw final 6-4, 7-6(4).
Rosenberger and Karren faced Kexuan Zhou/Olivia Halvorsen of North Texas in the double-A final and lost 6-1. In the West Double B Final, Senior Kristina Mamicova and freshman Valentina Urraco lost 6-1 to Celia Vaudiau/Emma Perrson of Tarleton.
This concludes the fall competitions for the Vaqueros. The UTRGV women’s and men’s tennis teams are hosting their first College-Am fundraiser on Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. at the Orville Cox Tennis Center.
UTRGV results Sunday
Double A Draw Championship
Kexuan Zhou/Olivia Halvorsen (UNT) defeats. Lea Karren/Daniela Rosenberger (UTRGV) 6-1
Double B West Final Draw
Celia Vaudiau/Emma Perrson (TSU) defeats. Valentina Urraco/Kristina Mamicova (UTRGV) 6-1
Single A Draw Championship
Matilde Morais (UNT) defeated. Marjorie Souza (UTRGV) 6-3, 6-1
Single C Draw Championship
Natsuki Nishimura (NMSU) defeats. Lea Karren (UTRGV) 6-4, 7-6 (5)
Single E Draw Championship
Daniela Rosenberger (UTRGV) defeated. Melissa Cartis (NMSU) 6-2, 0-6, 1-0 (10-6)
Single D Draw
Sophia Kermet (UIW) defeated. Kristina Mamicova (UTRGV) 6-1, 6-3
Esther Bowers (ASU) def. Valentina Urraco (UTRGV) 6-1, 6-4
Single E Draw
Nitika Girish (UIW) defeated. Stefanie Wilske (UTRGV) 7-6 (2), 6-3
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