Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Three Stanford women chosen for NCAA singles

Stanford's Michaela Gordon, a sophomore from Saratoga in the San Francisco
Bay Area, was selected to play singles and doubles in the NCAA Champion-
ships, May 20-25 in Orlando, Fla. Photo by Rob Vomund
   Three women from defending champion Stanford are two from Cal were among the 64 singles players selected Tuesday for the NCAA Championships.
   The men's and women's singles and doubles tournaments are scheduled for May 20-25, following the May 16-19 team competition, at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla.
   Stanford will send sophomore Michaela Gordon of Saratoga in the San Francisco Bay Area, junior Emily Arbuthnott and senior Melissa Lord. Cardinal senior Caroline Lampl was named as an alternate.
   Representing Cal in singles will be senior Olivia Haugen and sophomore Julia Rosenqvist.
   Also chosen were South Carolina's Paige Cline, a senior from Kentfield, and Texas Tech's Felicity Maltby, a senior from Sunnyvale. Kentfield and Sunnyvale are also in the Bay Area.
   The 32-team doubles field includes the teams of Arbuthnott and Gordon, Lampl and senior Kimberly Yee, and Rosenqvist and sophomore Hana Mraz. Saint Mary's sophomores Hind Abdelouahid and Mariia Kozyreva are alternates.
   Stanford sophomore Axel Geller is seeded 9-16 in men's singles. Also selected were Columbia's Victor Pham, a senior from Saratoga, and Florida's Sam Riffice, a freshman who grew up in the Sacramento suburb of Roseville.
   The doubles draw includes Geller and freshman Alexandre Rotsaert, Cal freshman Yuta Kikuchi and sophomore Jacob Brumm, and Vanderbilt senior Cameron Klinger from San Jose and junior Billy Rowe.

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