Women’s Tennis Wins League Opener Showdown Over Highline

In the annual battle of the top two dominant women’s teams in the NWAC, Bellevue College’s women’s tennis took down Highline College 6-3 late Friday night March 8 at the Boeing Employees’ Tennis Center in Kent. The Bulldogs who are reigning NWAC champions over runner-up Highline, won the league opener with depth as BC claimed singles four through six and doubles two and three to ultimately win it.

Annie Luong defeated Danielle Mendoza in a tough #2 singles battle 7-5, 7-5, but it was Ginevra Luger’s win that was the most dramatic and strung out victory of the night, 6-4, 6-7(7-9), 7-6(7-3). The tough pre-season schedule Bellevue played against four-year universities appeared to benefit the Bulldogs as they scored an impressive win. Here are the complete match results:

Bellevue 6 def. Highline 3
s1 Maison (HC) def. Tang (BC) 6-2, 6-3
s2 Luong (BC) def. Mendoza (HC) 7-5, 7-5
s3 Olsen (HC) def. Sneesby (BC) 6-2, 6-2
s4 Irving (BC) def. Phan (HC) 6-3, 6-4
s5 Luger (BC) def. Price (HC) 6-4, 6-7(7-9), 7-6(7-3)
s6 Lin (BC) wins by default
d1 Mendoza (HC)-Olsen (HC) def. Irving (BC)-Tang (BC) 8-5
d2 Sneesby (BC)-Lin (BC) def. Phan (HC)-Price (HC) 8-3
d3 Luger (BC)- wins by default

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Last Updated March 10, 2019