Mesa, AZ – It was a busy weekend for the Mesa women's tennis team with three matches in three days, including two against upper-division NCAA four-year schools.
But when the T-Birds had a chance to compete on the two-year level they came away with a 6-3 victory over New Mexico Military Saturday, the middle match of the weekend. MCC also lost to NCAA Division I Northern Arizona, 8-1 and NCAA Division II Western New Mexico, 8-1.
In the NMMI match the T-Birds won four of the singles matches and two doubles. At No 3 singles Paige Stanford out-lasted her opponent, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2; Cindy Anders scored a solid 6-2, 6-1 victory at No. 4 and Alazhay Rossi won at No. 5, with a 1-6, come-from-behind win. Also, Brooke Maclay won by default at No. 6.
In doubles, Anders and Stanford combined for an 8-1 victory at No. 2 and Rossi and Maclay won the No. 3 match by default.
In the Western New Mexico matcg, Ana Villavazo was a 7-5, 6-1 winner at No. 2 singles.
The T-Birds will host Arizona Christian Monday at 1:30 on the MCC courts.
Northern Arizona 8, MCC 1
Sabrina Sanchez(MCC) vs Tomasetti 0-6, 0-6
Ana Villalvazo(MCC) vs Millard 0-6, 0-6
Paige Stanford(MCC) vs Sosnowska 0-6, 0-6
Cidny Anders(MCC) vs Haakansson 0-6, 1-6
Alahzay Rossi(MCC) vs Moore 0-6, 0-6
Brooke Maclay(MCC) vs Default
Sanchez/Villalvazo vs Tomasetti/Sosnowska 0-6
Anders/Stanford vs Lodewijks/Millard 0-6
Rossi/Maclay vs Moore/Haakansson 0-6
MCC 6, New Mexico Military 3
Women MCC-6 NMMI-3
Sabrina Sanchez vs Row 4-6,2-6 L
Ana Villalvazo vs Teally 2-6, 1-6 L
Paige Stanford vs Ubiebi 6-4,2-6,6-2 W
Cidny Anders vs Zombrano 6-2,6-1 W
Alahzay Rossi vs Quintera 1-6,6-4,6-2 W
Brooke Maclay vs Default W
Sanchez/Villalvazo vs Row/Teally 2-8 L
Anders/Stanford vs Ubiebi/Zambrano 8-1 W
Rossi/Maclay vs Default W
Western New Mexico 8, MCC 1
Sabrina Sanchez vs. Tozzi 3-6, 4-6 L
Amy Villavazo vs. Gomez, 7-5, 6-1
Paige Stanford vs. Kolovos 2-6, 0-6 L
Cidny Anders vs. Terrazers 0-6, 2-6 L
Alahzay Rossi vs. Gonzales 0-6, 0-6 L
Brooke Maclay vs. Cormier 4-6, 6-2, 3-6 L
Sanchez-Villavazo vs. Tozzi-Gomez 2-8 L
Stanford-Anders vs. Torrico-Gonzalez 3-8 L
Rossi-Mclay vs. Kolovos-Terrazers 0-8 L