Tomo Iwasaki, Women's Tennis

Tomo Iwasaki, Sophomore, Women’s Tennis

Sophomore Tomo Iwasaki had a great weekend for the women’s tennis team in NCAA Regional play.  On Saturday against Nichols in NCAA Second Round action, Iwasaki and doubles partner Otilia Popa beat their Nichols counterpart at No. 2 doubles, 8-2.  Iwasaki then cruised to a win at No. 2 singles, beating Megan Nathanson, 6-0, 6-0.  On Sunday in a extremely close match against No. 14 Johns Hopkins, Iwasaki was big again.  She and Popa picked up the lone Jumbo win in doubles action, winning 8-3 at No. 2 doubles.  Then at No. 3 singles, she lost the first set to 24th ranked Sophia Strickland, but came from behind to win the second set in a tie breaker and then won the third set, 6-3, to give the Jumbos a vital win and tie the match at four each.