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Tennis Having a Successful Fall

The Lady Monster Tennis Team competed in the Southern California ITA Regional tournament Sept. 29-Oct. 1 in Norwalk, CA on the campuses of Cypress and Cerritos Colleges. Heidi Simons finished 2nd place in the Flight A singles bracket and the doubles team of Payton Cap and Kathleen Sheehan finished 1st in the Flight A doubles bracket. In the Main Draw singles bracket Juliette Mary won the Regional Championship defeating Lisa Suzuki of Cerritos College 6-2, 6-2 to earn an invitation to the Fall ITA Oracle Cup.

This Fall ITA national tournament brings together the winners of all regions around the country for 4 Intercollegiate divisions (NCAA Div. II and Div. III, NAIA and JUCO) and was held in Rome, GA at the Rome Tennis Center Oct. 12-14. At the Oracle Cup Juliette lost her first round match against the JUCO #2 seed Celia Morel of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC - Georgia) in a tough 3-setter 2-6, 6-4, 3-6. She rebounded in the consolation bracket defeating Symone Jacques from Modesto College (California) 6-2, 6-3. Juliette then fell to the JUCO #4 seed Valentina Gonzalez from Seminole State College (Oklahoma) 3-6, 3-6 to finish 6th place.