CHARLESTON, S.C. -
The Charlotte women's tennis
team earned four singles and three doubles triumphs during second day action at
the season-opening College of Charleston Invitational Saturday in Charleston,
S.C. All of the 49ers singles wins came in the consolation side of the flights
with three players advancing to Sunday's consolation finals with chances at
claiming fifth place in their respective brackets.
In addition, senior Anna Ekelund
will square off against Stetson's Clarke Tatje
in the A2 third-place match Sunday afternoon. On the opposite side of the
flight, freshman Tyler Baker
will be aiming for a fifth-place result after
knocking off Davidson's Nisha Crouser 7-6 (5), 6-4. Baker will meet Coastal
Carolina's Libby Scott.
Junior Emmanuelle Briant
set herself up for a fifth-place showdown with Coastal
Carolina's Vanessa Ortiz Sunday after handing Adri Lochner of Samford a 6-3,
ret. Decision in the B1 consolation semifinals.
Lastly, freshman Jessica Pérez
will face Davidson's
Tamara Hill in a fifth-place match in the B2 bracket. Pérez garnered a 6-3, 6-2 triumph against the
Wildcats' Courtney McCray in their consolation semifinal meeting.
Doubles action began Saturday with two flights and a set of Round Robin action.
Ekelund and sophomore Lisa Gosselius
bounced back from a quarterfinal round
loss in the A1 bracket to defeat Armstrong Atlantic State's Clara Perez and
Jennifer Rink the A1 consolation semifinals. The Charlotte tandem will open
final day play with a contest against Coastal Carolina's Kourtney Kowal and
Libby Scott for fifth place.
Baker and sophomore Natsuko Takayanagi
captured an 8-5 win against Samford's
Kristin Lewis and Lochner in the A2 quarterfinals before dropping their
semifinal match 8-2 to host College of Charleston's Jenny Falcone and Kelly Kambourelis.
The 49er duo will look to walk away with a third-place finish, as it meets the
Cougars' Sam Maddox and Christin Newman Sunday morning.
Briant and Pérez collected the lone
Charlotte victory in Round Robin action, posting an 8-1 decision against the
split pairing of Coastal Carolina's Nicole Boyle and Samford's Sarah Gail
All action at the tournament concludes Sunday at the College of Charleston
Tennis Center at Patriots Point.
College of Charleston Invitational Day Two Results
(CHA) advanced via bye
Jessica Northcutt (SAM) def. Lisa Grosselius
(CHA) 7-5, 6-3
Diana Bukajeva (STET) def. Anna Ekelund
(CHA) 6-1, 7-5
(CHA) def. Nisha Crouser (DAV) 7-6 (5), 6-4
(CHA) def. Elise Held (DAV) 6-4, 6-3
(CHA) def. Adri Lochner (SAM) 6-3, ret.
Grace Baker (CofC) def. Ginny Johnson
(CHA) 6-0, 6-0
(CHA) def. Courtney
McCray (DAV) 6-3, 6-2
Brooke McAmis/Irene Viana (CofC) def. Anna Ekelund
(CHA) def. Clara Perez/Jennifer Rink (ARMST) 8-2
(CHA) def. Kristin Lewis/Adri Lochner (SAM) 8-5
Jenny Falcone/Kelly Kambourelis (CofC) def. Tyler Baker
Round Robin Doubles #1
Lindsey Cable/Eveline Lepinay (STET) def. Iveta Guneva
Dominique de Wit/Vanessa Ortiz (CCU) def. Iveta Guneva
Round Robin Doubles #3
(CHA) def. Nicole Boyle
(CCU)/Sarah Gail Niebur (SAM) 8-1
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