December 5, 1996 |
The top 16 singles players and doubles teams will be competing today at the Racquet Club of Irvine in the Southern Section individual girls' tennis championships. Oxnard Rio Mesa's Zuzana Stunova will be back to defend her singles title. Her main competition should come from Woodbridge senior Natalie Exon, Mater Dei freshman Melissa Esmero and Corona del Mar junior Nina Vaughan. The favored team in the doubles tournament is Villa Park's Faye DeVera and Katey Becker.
November 15, 1997
Arizona State's Faye DeVera and Reka Cseresnyes advanced to the second round in doubles at the ITA Rolex Regionals at UC Irvine. DeVera, a 1997 Villa Park High graduate, and Cseresnyes defeated San Diego's Steffi Hesse and Millie Prior, 9-8, to advance to today's second round. The top-four seeded singles players all advanced, including top-seeded Amanda Basica of UCLA, who defeated Pepperdine's Nadine Rastetter, 6-1, 6-2.
October 26, 1997
UC Irvine's Darian Chappell and Natalie Exon advanced to today's semifinals at the Cal State Fullerton Tennis Championships. Chappell, seeded No. 1, defeated Cal State Northridge's Kelly Edwards, 6-2, 6-0. Chappell plays Northridge's Nely Horowic today. Third-seeded Natalie Exon defeated UC Santa Barbara's Shannon Wilkins, 6-2, 6-3. Chappell and Carla Nasca, seeded No. 1 in doubles, advanced to the semifinals by beating Milissa Dillard and Jackie Jocson of UC Santa Barbara, 6-4, 6-4.
April 10, 1999
Christy Robitaille struck out nine and gave up four hits to help Cal State Fullerton to a 9-2 victory over McNeese State in the first day of pool play of the Cajun softball tournament Friday at Southwestern Louisiana. Robitaille improves to 6-5. Fullerton (24-16) had 15 hits, led by Stacy Pierson (three for four) and Stephenie Little (14th home run). In an earlier game, Southwestern Louisiana (34-5) defeated the Titans, 8-0, in five innings.