Bulldogs Finish Competition at St. Mary's Invitational
    Junior Danon Beatty went 1-1 in singles and 1-1 in doubles this weekend at the Saint Mary's Invitational.
    Junior Danon Beatty went 1-1 in singles and 1-1 in doubles this weekend at the Saint Mary's Invitational.

    Oct. 14, 2007

    FRESNO, Calif. - Three members of the Fresno State women's tennis team finished competition at the Saint Mary's Invitational on Sunday in Moraga, Calif. After the first day was rained out on Friday, the tournament finally got underway on Saturday.

    Junior Danon Beatty got a win in the round of 32, defeating Svenja Arens of Pacific in the super-tiebreaker. Sophomore Vanessa Heroux also won in the round of 32, defeating Cal's Rachael Dillon 6-2, 3-6, (10-8).

    Beatty and Heroux went 1-1 in doubles during the weekend. The duo beat Portland's Gullikson and Jenks 8-6, before falling to Gratian and Heinser of San Francisco 8-4 in the quarterfinals.

    The weekend served as a tune-up going into next weekend's Northwest Regionals. The Bulldogs will travel to Stanford and begin competition on Oct. 19.

    Saint Mary's Invitational (Oct. 12-14)

    Singles - Round of 16
    Mylene Martin (USF) def. Danon Beatty (FS), 6-4, 7-5
    Cecilia Gratian (USF) def. Vanessa Heroux (FS), 0-6, 6-3, (10-3)

    Singles - Round of 32
    Danon Beatty (FS) def. Svenja Arens (PAC), 6-2, 5-7, (10-7)
    Vanessa Heroux (FS) def. Rachael Dillon (CAL), 6-2, 3-6, (10-8)
    Marah Calvo (SM) def. Bruna Paes (FS), 6-3, 6-2

    Consolation
    Daron Moore (CAL) def. Bruna Paes (FS), 6-4, 6-4

    Doubles - Quarterfinals
    Gratian/Heinser (USF) def. Beatty/Heroux (FS), 8-4

     

     

    Doubles - Round of 16
    Beatty/Heroux (FS) def. Gullikson/Jenks (POR), 8-6

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