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Stupak, Trotter and Byrne have a big day at the USC Upstate Fall Classic
Friday, September 12, 2008
In bracket A freshman Paula Jamie (
ETSU would find similar success in the bottom part of bracket A as freshman Karina Kedzo advanced in her opening match, defeating Andrea Schutte of
With the wins both Byrne and Stupak advance to Saturday's bracket A semifinal matches, as Byrne will face last years A-Sun Women's Player of the Year in USC Upstate's Anna Novo. On the opposite side of the field, Stupak will take on Brook Pletcher of
Bracket B may have been some different draws for the Bucs, but still resulted in a similar finish.as junior Whitney Trotter (Guadalajara, Mexico) advanced to the quarterfinals after defeating WCU's Layne Arnold in straight sets 6-2, 6-1. In her quarterfinal match Trotter came out quick dismissing Ashley Lawrence of Wofford 6-4, with Lawrence retiring due to injury, earning Trotter a spot in the Bracket B singles semifinals. Fellow ETSU teammate and sophomore Andra Volnea (Brasov, Romaina) dropped her opening second-round singles match to Wofford's Sania Anand 6-2, 6-4.
In doubles action the ETSU team of Byrne and Kedzo advance to the semifinals after winning both of its matches Friday. Joining them in the round of eight are the Bucs team of Stupak and Jamie, who advanced after defeating Charleston Southern's Akhimien and Torres 8-1.
For information of the women's tennis and day two results, visit www.ETSUBUCS.com.