Stiff Competition Dominates Day One At Memphis Invitational
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Drake women's tennis team ran into stiff competition at the Memphis Invitational on Saturday (Oct. 13) as the Bulldogs were not able to garner a victory in its nine matches.
Drake opened its day battling Loyola Marymount in doubles. The Bulldogs best shot at victory came at the No. 3 position where sophomore Nell Boyd (Arlington Heights, Ill.) and freshman Maddie Johnson (Onalaska, Wis.) dropped a 9-7 decision against Reka Rohonyi and Kristine Kouyoumjian.
In singles versus Memphis, junior Klavdija Rebol (Kranj, Slovenia) was the lone Bulldog to extend her match to three sets before Skylar Kuykendall registered a 5-7, 6-0, 6-3 victory.
Drake concluded its day against UT Martin with six singles matches.
The Bulldogs close out their stay at the Memphis Invitational on Sunday (Oct. 14) battling Memphis and UT Martin in doubles and Loyola Marymount in singles competition.
OCT. 13, 2012 • MEMPHIS, TENN.
SINGLES:Alyssa Hibberd (MEM) def. Mariel Ante (DU), 6-4, 6-2
Skylar Kuykendall (MEM) def. Klavdija Rebol (DU), 5-7, 6-0, 6-3
Caroline Wegner (MEM) def. Evy Van Genechten (DU), 6-1, 6-3
Liza Tymchenko (MEM) def. Jordan Eggleston (DU), 6-2, 6-1
No. 115 Tiffany Welcher (MEM) def. Nell Boyd (DU), 7-5, 6-3
Kelly Gray (MEM) def. Ali Patterson (DU), 6-3, 6-2
DOUBLES:April Bisharat/Claudia Razzeto (LMU) def. Eggleston/Rebol (DU), 8-3
Tory Parravi/Miya Jin (LMU) def. Ante/Van Genechten (DU), 8-4