Kalamazoo, Mich. The Indiana womens tennis team continues to play well on at the Bronco Invitational hosted by Western Michigan. Here is a summary of the Sept. 20 matches.
In Indiana singles, senior Linda Tran won her quarterfinal match 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (5) over 57th-ranked Tiffany Eklov of Illinois. Tran then fell to Eastern Michigans Victoria Domina, 6-4, 6-1 in the semifinals of flight A.
In flight C, freshman Kara Zeder defeated Western Michigans Malena Remynse, 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (7) in the quarterfinals, and defeated Illinois Emily Wang, 6-3, 6-3 in the semifinals. Zeder will meet Illinois Leila Cehajic in the finals tomorrow.
In doubles action, Indiana chose not to play one of the semifinal matches to avoid one of its doubles teams suffering a defeat. Tran and Karie Schlukebir were to compete against junior Dora Vastag and freshman Laura McGaffigan.
In the other doubles semifinal match, senior Martina Grimm and sophomore Sarah Batty defeated Western Michigans Frederika Girsang and Valeria Stoilova, 8-5.
Head coach Lin Loring was pleased with todays results.
The team did well today, and overall are having a good tournament, Loring said. I am very pleased for Sarah and Martina. They had a great performance today in their match against Girsang and Stoilova. We had some highlights in singles as well, as Kara made it to the finals in her flight.
The Hoosiers return to action tomorrow in the final day at the Bronco Invitational.