2013-14 Santa Clara Women's Tennis News

April 19, 2014
Women's Tennis Wraps Up WCC Season with 4-0 Win Over Pacific
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team wrapped up its final regular dual of the season on a high note, sweeping Pacific 4-0. The Broncos look forward to the West Coast Conference Championships in San Diego, Calif. starting on Wed., April 23.

April 18, 2014
Women's Tennis Edged by No. 46 Saint Mary's, 5-2; Faces Pacific Sat., Apr. 19
Playing on the road for the final time this regular season, the Santa Clara women's tennis team fell to No. 46 Saint Mary’s in a 5-2 decision. The Broncos wrap up the regular season with their final dual match against Pacific in Stockton, Calif. on Sat., April 19 at 11 a.m. before heading into the West Coast Conference Championships.

April 17, 2014
Women's Tennis Wraps Up WCC Season Against Saint Mary's and Pacific
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team wraps up the regular season with two final West Coast Conference matches this weekend. On Friday, April 18, the Broncos head over to the East Bay to face No. 46 Saint Mary’s at 12 p.m. and continue onto Stockton, Calif. to take on Pacific on Saturday, April 19 at 11 a.m.

April 14, 2014
Bronco Student-Athletes Top 3.0 GPA for 21st Time in 22 Quarters
With 11 Bronco student-athletes achieving a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) and 16 of the 19 Bronco teams scoring a 3.0 term GPA or higher, Santa Clara University's student-athletes recorded a 3.138 grade point average (GPA) for the Winter 2014 quarter. They also topped 3.0 or better for the 21st time in 22 quarters. Santa Clara's cumulative GPA of 3.080 continues to climb for its student-athletes as well.

April 13, 2014
Women's Tennis Clinches Senior Day Victory
After a convincing 6-1 win over Portland on April 12, the Santa Clara women’s tennis team battled to a 4-3 Senior Day victory against Gonzaga to go 2-0 this weekend. Seniors Katie Le and Stephanie Skaras tallied the two decisive singles wins that put the Broncos on top of the Bulldogs in the team’s last home contest.

April 12, 2014
Women's Tennis Topples Portland 6-1; Hosts Senior Day at 12pm Sunday
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team got back to its winning ways on Saturday with a strong 6-1 win over Portland. The Broncos play their final match in the Degheri Tennis Center on Sunday, April 13 against Gonzaga at 12 p.m.

April 10, 2014
Women's Tennis Hosts Final Two Home Matches this Weekend
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team looks to pick up its final two victories at home this season when they host Portland on Saturday, April 12 at 12 p.m. and Gonzaga on Sunday, April 13 at 1 p.m. This weekend is full of events in the Degheri Tennis Center with the first-ever women’s tennis Alumnae Day on Saturday and Senior Day on Sunday.

April 9, 2014
2nd Annual Santa Clara University Tennis Yam Cup
The Santa Clara University men's and women's tennis teams will host its 2nd Annual SCU Tennis Yam Cup, a rare opportunity to play with the student-athletes and support both programs. The fundraising event will be held at the Degheri Tennis Center on Saturday, May 31st. The cost to attend the event is $20 and FREE for all SCU Tennis Alumni.

April 8, 2014
RSVP for SCU Women's Tennis Alumnae Day this Saturday!
The event will be held in conjuction with the program's senior weekend on Saturday, April 12. Hosted at SCU's Leavey Center and the Degheri Tennis Center on the Mission Campus, there will be snacks, drinks, old pictures, scorebooks, posters and friends. Aditionally, please join us for a special r

April 4, 2014
Women's Tennis Falls at No. 58 BYU, 4-3
Playing on the road for the third consecutive time, the Santa Clara women’s tennis team fell to No. 58 Brigham Young University in a tight 4-2 match. The Broncos return to the Mission campus on Apr. 12th and 13th to host their final home matches of the season in the Degheri Tennis Center against Portland and Gonzaga.

April 3, 2014
Women's Tennis Continues WCC Play at No. 58 BYU on Friday
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team gets back into the swing of West Coast Conference competition with a road-match against No. 58 Brigham Young University on Fri., April 4 at 11 a.m. in Provo, Utah.

March 26, 2014
Women's Tennis Drops 4-1 Decision to UC Irvine; Le ranked No. 20
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team dropped its final Spring Break road-match to a solid UC Irvine squad by a score of 4-1 on Wednesday. The Broncos return to West Coast Conference competition on Fri., Apr. 4 at Brigham Young University.

March 25, 2014
Women's Tennis Falls at USD, 4-3; Face UC Irvine Wednesday
Embarking on its first road-trip since mid-February, the No. 72 Santa Clara women’s tennis team fell to the University of San Diego in a tight 4-3 match. The Broncos take a short break from West Coast Conference competition Wednesday and travel to Irvine, Calif. take on UC Irvine on Mar. 26 at 11 a.m.

March 23, 2014
No. 72 Women's Tennis Suffers First WCC Loss to No. 36 Pepperdine; Prepares for San Diego Monday
After finishing up winter quarter with a week of finals, the No. 72 Santa Clara women’s tennis team returned to the Degheri Tennis Center to take on West Coast Conference opponent No. 36 Pepperdine on Saturday. In a thrilling match, No. 28 Katie Le upset No. 19 Lorraine Guillermo on court one 7-5, 6-4, but the Broncos could not take home the team victory, falling 4-2 to a solid Waves squad.

March 18, 2014
EYEBRONCO presents the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – On this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, co-hosts Cali Reis from the women's soccer team and Denzel Johnson from the men's basketball team give a quick update on the latest Bronco sports news. This edition features interviews, highlights, pictures and bloopers that you won't want to miss!

March 18, 2014
Women's Tennis Hosts No. 36 Pepperdine on Sat., Mar. 22
After a 4-3 victory over Loyola Marymount last weekend, the No. 72 Santa Clara women’s tennis team looks to remain undefeated in West Coast Conference competition on Sat., Mar. 22 when it hosts No. 36 Pepperdine on the Mission campus. The Broncos have won five out of the past six matches.

March 16, 2014
No. 59 Women's Tennis Tops LMU to go 2-0 in WCC
The No. 59 Santa Clara women’s tennis team stays undefeated in West Coast Conference competition with its 4-3 win over Loyola Marymount on Sat., Mar. 15 in the Degheri Tennis Center. The Broncos take a break from play to focus on finals this upcoming week. Santa Clara looks ahead to hosting Pepperdine on Sat., Mar. 22 at 12 p.m.

March 13, 2014
No. 59 Women's Tennis Opens WCC Play on Saturday
After going 1-1 over the past weekend, the Santa Clara women’s tennis team re-enters West Coast Conference competition on Sat., Mar. 15 against Loyola Marymount at 11 a.m. on the Mission campus.

March 10, 2014
No. 71 Women's Tennis Falls to No. 30 Texas Tech
After a decisive 4-3 victory over San Jose State on Saturday, the No. 71 Santa Clara women’s tennis team could not carry over its momentum to No. 30 Texas Tech on Sunday, falling 4-1 to a solid Raiders squad in the Degheri Tennis Center.

March 9, 2014
No. 71 Women's Tennis Improves to 6-3; Host No. 30 Texas Tech Sunday
Taking four individual singles victories from its opponent, the No. 71 Santa Clara women's tennis team added a 4-3 win over cross-town rival San Jose State to its impressive four-match winning streak on Sat., March 8. The Broncos head back to the Mission Campus to host No. 30 Texas Tech on Sun., March 9 at 2 p.m.

March 6, 2014
No. 71 Women's Tennis Takes on Cross-Town Rival San Jose State; Hosts No. 30 Texas Tech on Sunday
The No. 71 Santa Clara women’s tennis team looks to continue its three-match winning streak at San Jose State on Sat., March 8 at 12 p.m. The Broncos return to the Mission campus on Sun., March 9 at 2 p.m. to take on No. 30 Texas Tech.

March 2, 2014
No. 64 Women's Tennis Tops UCSB After Two Rain Delays
After waiting out two rain delays, the No. 64 Santa Clara women's tennis team came out with the win over UC Santa Barbara, 4-3, in the Degheri Tennis Center on Sunday. Beginning the day's events at 2:30 p.m. with the singles competition, the Broncos tallied three individual victories and then closed out the match with a strong team showing on the doubles side.

March 1, 2014
Saturday's Match Against UC Davis Cancelled Due to Rain
The Santa Clara women's tennis match against UC Davis has been cancelled due to rain. Originally scheduled for 1 p.m. today, the match will be rescheduled for a later date.

February 27, 2014
No. 64 Women's Tennis Hosts UC Davis and UC Santa Barbara
The No. 64 Santa Clara women’s tennis team hosts UC Davis on Sat., March 1 at 11 a.m. and UC Santa Barbara on Sun., March 2 at 12 p.m.

February 25, 2014
No. 64 Women's Tennis Edges University of San Francisco, 4-3
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The No. 64 Santa Clara women's tennis team earned its fourth win of the dual season with a 4-3 victory over University of San Francisco on Tuesday. A strong team effort lifted the Broncos to 4-3 on the season and they started West Coast Conference play with a win. They will take on UC Davis on Sat., Mar. 1 at 11 a.m. in the Degheri Tennis Center.

February 25, 2014
No. 63 Women's Tennis Opens WCC Play Against USF at home
The No. 63 Santa Clara women’s tennis team looks to continue its momentum from the 4-1 victory over Boise State on Feb. 22 as the Broncos open West Coast Conference play against the University of San Francisco on Tues., Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. on the Mission Campus.

February 23, 2014
No. 63 Women's Tennis Tops Boise State, 4-1
The No. 63 Santa Clara Broncos picked up its third victory of the dual season with a 4-1 win over Boise State on Saturday. A strong doubles performance propelled the Broncos to 3-3 on the season as they head into West Coast Conference competition against San Francisco on Tues., Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. in the Degheri Tennis Center.

February 22, 2014
No. 63 Women's Tennis Drops Tight 4-3 Match to Fresno State; Face Boise State at 11 a.m.
Playing in its fifth straight match on the road, the No. 63 Santa Clara women’s tennis team was edged by the Fresno State Bulldogs in a tight 4-3 decision. The Broncos (2-3) stay in Fresno, Calif. on Saturday, Feb. 22 to face Boise State at 11 a.m.

February 20, 2014
No. 63 Women's Tennis Faces Fresno State and Boise State
The No. 63 Santa Clara women’s tennis team embarks on its second road trip of the spring season. They travel to Fresno, Calif. where they face Fresno State on Fri., Feb. 21 at 3 p.m. and Boise State on Sat., Feb. 22 at 11 a.m.

February 16, 2014
No. 56 Women's Tennis Victorious Over Cal Poly, 4-3
After a five-hour long match in San Luis Obispo, Calif., the No. 56 Santa Clara women's tennis team came out on top against Cal Poly, 4-3, with the decisive singles victory from sophomore Delphine Rouvillois. The Broncos improve to 2-2 this season and look ahead to a two-match road trip where they take on Boise State and No. 66 Fresno State next weekend.

February 14, 2014
No. 56 Women's Tennis Cannot Top No. 2 Stanford; Travel to Cal Poly on Sunday
The No. 56 Santa Clara women’s tennis team returned back to the courts after a three-week break where they fell to No. 2 Stanford by a score of 7-0. Stanford is the defending national champion.

February 13, 2014
No. 56 Women's Tennis Takes on No. 2 Stanford and Cal Poly on the Road
The No. 56 Santa Clara women’s tennis team picks back up into dual season competition with a two-match road trip this weekend. For the first non-conference match, the Broncos take on No. 2 Stanford on Fri., Feb. 14 at 3 p.m. and then will travel to San Luis Obispo to take on Cal Poly on Sun., Feb. 16 at 11 a.m.

January 31, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Catching Up With Daniella Silva
EYEBRONCO checked in with freshman Daniella Silva at practice this week to recap last weekend's season-opening ITA Kickoff, find out what the women's tennis team is doing to prepare for its next match Feb. 14 at Stanford and talk about the team's chemistry.

January 25, 2014
No. 66 Women's Tennis Wraps Up ITA Kickoff with Win Over No. 50 UNLV
The No. 66 Santa Clara women’s tennis team completed its first dual matches of the spring season at the ITA Kick Off in Berkeley, Calif. by picking up an upset win. On Friday, the Broncos fell to the host school No. 8 Cal, 4-0. The Broncos finished the weekend with a 4-0 beating of No. 50 UNLV on Saturday morning.

January 23, 2014
No. 66 Women's Tennis Opens 2014 Season Fri., Jan. 24 vs. No. 8 Cal in ITA Kick Off
The women’s tennis team opens up the dual spring season with the ITA Kick Off on Fri., Jan. 24th in Berkeley, Calif. against No. 8 Cal at 10:00 a.m. and then will face either No. 43 Washington or No. 50 UNLV on Sat., Jan. 25th.

January 23, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Tennis Team Photo Day 2014
EYEBRONCO hung out with the men's and women's tennis teams as they took their 2014 headshots and team photos earlier this month. Take a look at all the fun here! Executive Producer: Chelsea Filntoft '14 Track: "Happy Alley" By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

January 7, 2014
RSVP to Women's Tennis Alumni Day!
In honor of 50 years of women's sports at Santa Clara University, the Broncos are hosting the first-ever alumnae day for Santa Clara women's tennis on Saturday, April 12 at 11:00 a.m.

December 16, 2013
Looking Forward to Spring with Delphine Rouvillois
Delphine Rouvillois (DR) has traveled all the way from Grenoble, France to be a part of the women’s tennis team. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCU) got a chance to chat with the business major about her fall season highlights, her favorite things about America, and the excitement for the 2014 dual season.

December 16, 2013
Checking in with Sophomore Tennis Player Chelby Cooke
Chelby Cooke (CC) is a sophomore on the women’s tennis team and has been a key component for the team since the beginning of her freshman year in 2012. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCU) sat down with Cooke as she told us about her aspirations for the 2014 spring dual season, her transition to a dominant doubles player, and her Christmas break plans.

December 16, 2013
Wolny Reflects on Junior Season with Women's Tennis
Nicolette Wolny (NW) competes in both singles and doubles for the Santa Clara women’s tennis team. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCU) talked with Wolny at the end of Finals Week on the Mission Campus, and we learned about the goals for her third season, tennis events in Saudi Arabia, and her Christmas Break plans.

December 16, 2013
Meet Women's Tennis Player Elaine Chesoni
Elaine Chesoni (EC) joined the Santa Clara women’s tennis team this past summer and has already made an impact competing in all four individual fall tournaments in both singles and doubles. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCU) got to know the senior Blythewood, South Carolina native and ask a few questions about her experience on the team so far, her goals for the Spring, and what inspires her to keep competing everyday.

December 11, 2013
EYEBRONCO: Courtside with Women's Tennis (Video)
EYEBRONCO went out to the Degheri Tennis Center the other day to visit with the women's tennis team as their season picks back up on Jan. 24 at the ITA Kick Off. We brought along our cameras to shoot the team having some fun playing around on the court and we convinced a few of the players to try out the GoPro while they practiced.

November 19, 2013
Women's Tennis Wraps Up Successful Fall
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team wrapped up the fall season at the San Jose Spartan Invitational on Nov. 10. The Bronco's spring season will open with the ITA Kick Off on Jan. 18, 2014 in Berkeley, Calif. They will host UC Santa Cruz as their first home game in the Degheri Tennis Center on Jan. 26, 2014.

November 11, 2013
Women's Tennis Ends Fall Season at San Jose Spartan Invite
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team finished the third and final day of the San Jose Spartan Invitational on Sunday with singles matches against Nevada and San Jose State and doubles versus San Francisco. Now that the Fall season is over, the Broncos look forward to regular season competition in January.

November 9, 2013
Women's Tennis: Friday Results of San Jose State Invitational
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team completed the first day of the San Jose State Invitational on Friday with singles matches against University of San Francisco and doubles versus San Jose State.

November 9, 2013
Women's Tennis: Saturday Results of San Jose Spartan Invitational
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team completed the second day of the San Jose Spartan Invitational on Saturday with singles matches against San Jose State and doubles against Nevada and San Francisco.

November 7, 2013
Women's Tennis Wraps Up Fall Season at San Jose State Invite This Weekend
This weekend the Santa Clara women’s tennis team competes in the San Jose State Invitational as the final tournament of the 2013 Fall season. The round-robin tournament starts with matches at 9:30 a.m. on Fri., Nov. 8 and runs through Sun., Nov. 10 with the final draws taking place on at 1:30 p.m. in San Jose, Calif.

October 20, 2013
Women's Tennis: Saturday Results of USTA/ITA Northwest Regionals
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team completed the second day of the USTA/ITA Northwest Regionals at Stanford on Saturday. No. 5 seed Katie Le advanced to the round of 16 in singles while three Broncos participated in consolation matches.

October 19, 2013
Women's Tennis: Friday Results of USTA/ITA Northwest Regionals
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team completed the first day of the USTA/ITA Northwest Regionals in Palo Alto, Calif. on Friday.

October 17, 2013
Women's Tennis Competes in USTA/ITA Northwest Regionals at Stanford this Weekend
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team is slated to compete in the USTA/ITA Northwest Regional Championships in Palo Alto, Calif. this weekend, from Friday, Oct. 18 until Tuesday, Oct. 22 on the Stanford campus.

October 14, 2013
Women's Tennis: Sunday Results of Saint Mary's Invitational
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team wrapped up the final day of the Saint Mary’s Invitational in Moraga, Calif. on Sunday with Bronco senior Katie Le winning the top singles draw and taking the championship of the top doubles draw with partner Danielle Silva.

October 13, 2013
Women's Tennis: Saturday Results of Saint Mary's Invitational
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team completed the second day of the Saint Mary’s Invitational in Moraga, Calif. on Saturday.

October 12, 2013
Women's Tennis: Friday Results of Saint Mary's Invitational
The Santa Clara women’s tennis completed the first day of the Saint Mary’s Invitational in Moraga, Calif. on Friday.

October 10, 2013
Women's Tennis Competes in Saint Mary's Fall Invitational This Weekend
The Santa Clara women's tennis team continues its Fall preseason this weekend as it travels to Moraga, Calif. for a West Coast Conference rival, Saint Mary's, Fall Invitational.

October 2, 2013
Katie Le Falls Up Short in the Second Round of the ITA All-American Championships
Santa Clara senior Katie Le fell in the second round in the ITA All-American Championships Qualifying Singles Draw on Tues., Oct. 1, to Chanelle Van Nguyen of UCLA by a score of 6-1, 6-1.

September 30, 2013
Women's Tennis: Sunday Results of Cal Nike Invitational
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team wrapped up the final day of the Cal Nike Invitational in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday with Bronco senior Katie Le reaching the semifinals of the top bracket and newcomer Danielle Silva taking second in the middle bracket consolation final.

September 30, 2013
Katie Le of Women's Tennis to Compete at ITA All-American Championships
For the third consecutive year, Bronco senior No. 20 Katie Le will travel to Los Angeles, Calif. to compete in the 2013 Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American Championships. Seeded No. 2 overall in the qualifying singles tournament, Le will face Stephanie Nauta of Virginia in the opening match on Tues., Oct. 1 at 12:30 p.m.

September 29, 2013
Women's Tennis: Saturday Results of Cal Nike Invitational
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team completed the second day of the Cal Nike Invitational in Berkeley, Calif. Saturday. Bronco senior Katie Le, who is seeded No. 4 in the tournament, takes on No. 2 seed Anett Schutting in the semifinals Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

September 28, 2013
Women's Tennis: Friday Results of Cal Nike Invitational
The Santa Clara women’s tennis team competed in the first day of the Cal Nike Invitational in Berkeley, Calif. on Friday. Eight players on the Bronco roster had the opportunity to showcase their talents in the first matches of the 2013-14 preseason.

September 26, 2013
Women's Tennis Travels to Berkeley for Cal Nike Invitational
The Santa Clara University women’s tennis team will play its first tournament this season, the Cal Nike Invitational, starting this Fri., Sept. 27 through Sun., Sept. 29 in Berkeley, Calif.

September 11, 2013
Women's Tennis Releases 2013-14 Schedule
Santa Clara women’s tennis released its schedule for the 2013-14 season on Tuesday. The Broncos will play in the annual Cal Nike Invitational, the Saint Mary’s Invitational as well as the San Jose State Hidden Dual in the preseason before the ITA Kick Off in January.

September 9, 2013
Women's Tennis Katie Le Enters Senior Preseason at No. 20
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) placed Santa Clara senior Katie Le at No. 20 in the 2013-preseason rankings. She will play in the qualifying rounds in Los Angeles, Calif. at the end of September.

July 9, 2013
Bronco Student-Athletes Post Highest Recorded GPA; Top 3.0 for 19th Time in 20 Quarters
With 24 Bronco student-athletes achieving a 4.0 grade point average and four teams checking in with a 3.4 GPA or higher, Santa Clara University's student-athletes recorded a school-record 3.191 grade point average (GPA) for the Spring 2013 quarter. They also topped 3.0 or better for the 19th time in 20 quarters. Santa Clara's cumulative GPA for its student-athletes is 3.107.