DOUBLES STRONG FOR WOMENS TENNIS AT GEORGIA TECH
October 23, 1999 DOUBLES STRONG FOR WOMENS TENNIS AT GEORGIA TECH
Atlanta, GA - The womens tennis team finished off the doubles draw today by taking the back draws of Flights A and B. They were also competed in two rounds of singles on the day.
At Flight A in doubles, Jessica Anderson and Kelly Blanch defeated April Gabler and Linda Mues of Wisconsin easily 8-0. In Flight B, Zahra Ahamed and Karie Schlukebir knocked off Iowas Natalya Dawaf and Jennifer Sinclair 8-4.
The Hoosiers struggled in singles today winning six out of their 12 matches. At Flight A, Anderson won her opening round match over Amede Detriviere of Mississippi State 6-3,6-3. However, she was unable to get to the flight finals as she dropped her semifinal match to Sabrina Pardo of Georgia Tech 6-4,6-4. She will face Martina Ondrejkova of Southern Alabama in tomorrows 3rd place match. Blanch won her only match of the day defeating Georgia Techs Jaime Wong 6-3,6-3 in the back draw semifinals, after advancing due to Rices Elle Lewis defaulting due to illness. Blanch will face Rices Charlotte Feasby in tomorrows back draw final.
In Flight B, both J.J. Levin and Amanda Field lost both of their matches. Levin dropped her opening round match to Clemsons Catherine Galvin 7-6(5),6-3 and then fell to Rices Erin Waters 6-1,6-4. She will play Iowas Erica Johnson tomorrow for 7th place. Field lost to Rices Judith Hagedern in three-sets 6-3,1-6,6-2 and then lost to Wisconsins Linda Mues 6-2,6-2. Field will take on Mysti Morris of Georgia Tech tomorrow.
In Flight C, Jennifer Hsia was impressive taking both of her matches on the day. She opened with a win over Baylors Claudia Aguilar 4-6,6-2,3-0(ret.) and then defeated Rices Jeri Gonzales 6-4,6-0. She will face Stephanie Moat of Rice tomorrow in the back draw finals. Ann Poosuthasee, also playing in Flight C, dropped her lone match of the day to Paula Stephen of Baylor 6-2,6-2. She will face Aguilar tomorrow.
In Flight D, Schlukebir was victorious in both of her matches. She opened the day with a win over Georgia Techs Tamarra Jenkin 7-6(6),6-2 and then she went on to defeat Wisconsins Dena Baritot 6-1,6-3. She will compete in the finals of the flight tomorrow against Mississippi States Anca Vasciloaica.
The Hoosiers will finish the last day of the Georgia Tech Invitational tomorrow with final round singles play.
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