Utah State Women's Tennis to Compete in Finals Tomorrow
Sophomore Hannah Jones
Oct. 28, 2017

BOISE, Idaho - Utah State women's tennis continued its run at the Barb Chandler Classic on Saturday as sophomore Sophia Haleas advanced to the finals of the orange singles flight. 

In singles, Haleas faced Idaho State's Melissa Coburn in the orange flight's quarterfinals, winning the first set, 6-2, and dropping just one game in the second to win, 6-1. Haleas advanced to the semifinals where she had a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Montana's Bianca Bostrom. Also in the orange flight's quarterfinals, freshman Alexandra Taylor lost, 6-1, 6-1, to Montana's Bianca Bostrom.

In the singles blue flight, sophomore Hannah Jones lost, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2, to Boise State's Wilhelmina Palmer in the quarterfinals. In the consolation quarterfinals, sophomore Rhoda Tanui lost, 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, (10-3), to Idaho State's Huibre-Mare Botes.

In the doubles semifinals, Haleas and Tanui lost, 8-1, to Boise State's Lilian Poling and Palmer. In the consolation semifinals, Jones and Taylor defeated Idaho State's Kristen Newell and Angela Walker, 8-6.

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Blue Flight
Wilhelmina Palmer (BSU) def. Hannah Jones (USU) 7-6 (7-3), 6-2
Consolation Quarterfinals
Huibre-Mare Botes (ISU) def. Rhoda Tanui (USU) 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 10-3
Orange Flight
Sophia Haleas (USU) def. Melissa Coburn (ISU) 6-2, 6-1
Bianca Bostrom (UM) def. Alexandra Taylor (USU) 6-1, 6-1
Sophia Haleas (USU) def. Rachel Swindell (EWU) 7-5, 6-3
Lilian Poling/Welhelmina Palmer (BSU) def. Sophia Haleas/Rhoda Tanui (USU) 8-1
Consolation Semifinals
Hannah Jones/Alexandra Taylor (USU) def. Kristen Newell/Angela Walker (ISU) 8-6




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