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Byrne advances to finals at USAFA Invitational
Friday, October 12, 2007
In the first match of the day, Byrne rallied from a set down to defeat No. 111 Ute Schnoy of Denver, 4-6, 6-4, 10-4 before cruising past Lauren Wilson of Air Force Academy, 6-3, 6-2. She will face No. 115 Samantha Van Der Drift of Texas Tech in tomorrow's final.
Competing in the Flight 2 singles, Whitney Trotter (
In the first round of doubles action Byrne and Trotter fell to Texas Tech's Samantha Van Der Drift and Kerryn Potgieter, 8-5. They will take on Kaja Smole and Bhavani Tirumurti of
"It was a good day today, in doubles we struggled a little bit getting used to the change in altitude. I definitely think they will play better tomorrow. In singles we had a great day.
Due to inclement weather tournament action will conclude on Saturday with the final round of singles and two rounds of doubles. For all ETSU women's tennis action visit www.ETSUBucs.com.