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Paula Chou
Chou, Scott Reach Quarterfinals at ITA West Regionals
Release: Saturday 09/28/2013 
by UCSD

LOS ANGELES - The UC San Diego women's tennis team opened its 2013 fall season at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) West Region Championships, hosted by Cal State L.A. Thursday through Saturday.

Sophomores Paula Chou and Kyra Scott both advanced to the quarterfinals in singles and doubles play.

Scott, seeded eighth in singles, defeated Lamella Belgica of Holy Names in the Round of 32 and Michelle Dandik of Academy of Art in the Round of 16, both in straight sets. She met up with top-seeded Petra Jurova out of Fresno Pacific in the quarters and fell, 6-0 and 6-2.

In the Round of 32, Chou battled for a tiebreaker victory against Cal State L.A.'s Sonia Landeros and then took down FPU's Alison Carre in straight sets in the Round of 16. However, Chou's run ended with a tight 7-5, 6-3 loss to Emily Harris of Azusa Pacific in the quarters.

Senior Tara Vanooteghem also picked up a win in singles play, defeating Holy Names' Taylor Barajas in straight sets in the Round of 64.

Both of UCSD's doubles teams posted at least one win. Senior Maiko Hermsmeier and junior Laura Wilke topped Summer Childs and Joy Naigeon from Dixie State College, 8-3, in the opening round.

After receiving a bye in the first round, Chou and Scott blanked McKenzy Hardin and Analyssa Tallas, 8-0, in the Round of 16. The duo fell, 8-3, against the third-seeded team of Carre and Jurova in the quarterfinals.

The Tritons play once more during the fall, hosting Point Loma on Nov. 5 at 2 p.m.

ITA Regional Championships
September 26-28, 2013
Los Angeles, Calif.

Singles - Round of 64

Kyra Scott (UCSD) BYE
Tara Vanooteghem (UCSD) def. Taylor Barajas (Holy Names) 6-0, 6-2
Annika Schneider (Academy of Art) def. Lisa Asai (UCSD) 6-1, 6-1
Paula Chou (UCSD) BYE

Singles - Round of 32
Kyra Scott (UCSD) def. Lamella Belgica (Holy Names) 6-2, 6-0
Irina Morozova (Dominican) def. Tara Vanooteghem (UCSD) 6-4, 6-3
Paula Chou (UCSD) def. Sonia Landeros (Cal State L.A.) 3-6, 6-4, 10-6

Singles - Round of 16
Kyra Scott (UCSD) def. Michelle Dandik (Academy of Art) 6-1, 6-0
Paula Chou (UCSD) def. Alison Carre (Fresno Pacific) 7-5, 6-3

Singles - Quarterfinals
Petra Jurova (Fresno Pacific) def. Kyra Scott (UCSD) 6-0, 6-2
Emily Harris (Azusa Pacific) def. Paula Chou (UCSD) 7-5, 6-3

Doubles - Round of 32
Maiko Hermsmeier/Laura Wilke (UCSD) def. Summer Childs/Joy Naigeon (Dixie State) 8-3
Paula Chou/Kyra Scott (UCSD) BYE

Doubles - Round of 16
Irina Morozova/Emily Prescott (Dominican) def. Maiko Hermsmeier/Laura Wilke (UCSD) 8-2
Paula Chou/Kyra Scott (UCSD) def. McKenzy Hardin/Analyssa Tallas (Cal State Stanislaus) 8-0

Doubles - Quarterfinals
Alison Carre/Petra Jurova (Fresno Pacific) def. Paula Chou/Kyra Scott 8-3

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