Utah State women's tennis continued its run at the Barb Chandler Classic on Saturday as sophomore Sophia Haleas advanced to the finals of the orange singles flight.
In singles, Haleas faced Idaho State's Melissa Coburn in the orange flight's quarterfinals, winning the first set, 6-2, and dropping just one game in the second to win 6-1. Haleas advanced to the semifinals where she had a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Montana's Bianca Bostrom. Also in the orange flight's quarterfinals, freshman Alexandra Taylor lost 6-1, 6-1 to Montana's Bianca Bostrom.
In the singles blue flight, sophomore Hannah Jones lost 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 to Boise State's Wilhelmina Palmer in the quarterfinals. In the consolation quarterfinals, sophomore Rhoda Tanui lost 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, (10-3) to Idaho State's Huibre-Mare Botes.
In the doubles semifinals, Haleas and Tanui lost 8-1 to Boise State's Lilian Poling and Palmer. In the consolation semifinals, Jones and Taylor defeated Idaho State's Kristen Newell and Angela Walker, 8-6.
Ashley Springer is a student at Utah State University studying journalism and communication. Springer is an intern with the USU athletic department's media relations.