East Tennessee State Women's Tennis Finish Strong at 2003 ETSU Tournament

Saturday, September 20, 2003

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 20, 2003) - East Tennessee State's women's tennis team had a strong showing in the 2003 ETSU Tournament placing in the finals in seven of eight flights and winning five. Sylwia Ziolkowska (Warsaw, Poland), Jessica Irey (Clewiston, Fla.), and Jewel Aldea (Charleston, S.C.) won in singles competition for each of their respective flights. ETSU swept the doubles brackets with Ziolkowska and Aimee Villavicencio (Lexington, Ky.) and Mariya Ilyina (Kyiv, Ukraine) and Courtney McInnis (Waterboro, Maine) winning the championship games in each of their flights. "Overall I'm happy with the results," stated head coach Steve Brooks. "We still have a lot of work to do, but this is a good start to show us where we need to go." Women's tennis will continue their fall tournament action next week when they travel to Blacksburg, Va. to participate in the Virginia Tech Tournament. Final Results from the 2003 ETSU Tournament Women's Singles Blue First Round Courtney McInnis (ETSU) def. Regina Sertschnigg (Lincoln Memorial) 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 Sylwia Ziolkowska (ETSU) def. Erika Belletini (Carson-Newman) 6-4, 6-2 Second Round Courtney McInnis (ETSU) def. Kago Phatshwane (VI) 6-2, 6-4 Sylwia Ziolkowska (ETSU) def. Kristin Munn (Western Carolina) 7-6 (3), 7-5 Championship Sylwia Ziolkowska (ETSU) def. Courtney McInnis (ETSU) 4-6, 6-2, (10-7) Women's Singles Gold First Round Gemma Halim (ETSU) def. Tinatianne Moreira (Lees McRae) 6-2, 6-2 Second Round Claudia Bolivar (Tusculum) def. Gemma Halim (ETSU) 6-4, 6-3 Consolation Round Maria Nevarez (Tusculum) def. Gemma Halim (ETSU) 2-6, 6-2, 10-2 Women's Singles Orange First Round Mariya Ilyina (ETSU) def. Erin Johnson (Western Carolina) 6-2, 6-2 Jessica Irey (ETSU) def. Amber Campbell (Milligan) 6-0, 6-1 Second Round Chanell Meiger(Liberty) def. Mariya Ilyina (ETSU) 6-2, 6-2 Jessica Irey (ETSU) def. Lisa-Marie Lewallen (Lincoln Memorial) 6-3, 6-2 Championship Jessica Irey (ETSU) def. Gabriela Mora (Tusculum) 6-3, 6-7 (3), 7-5 Consolation Round Mariya Ilyina (ETSU) def. Lisa-Marie Lewallen (Lincoln Memorial) 6-0, 6-1 Women's Singles Red First Round Jobria McCracken (Tusculum) def. Aimee Villavicencio (ETSU) 2-6, 6-0, 4-1, ret. Tatiana Arriaran (ETSU) def. Tessa Caprio (Carson-Newman) 6-1, 6-2 Second Round Tatiana Arriaran (ETSU) def. Kristin Cotton (Western Carolina) 1-6, 6-2, 7-6 Championship Cassi Lomison (Milligan) def. Tatiana Arriaran (ETSU) 6-2, 6-2 Women's Singles Silver First Round Jewel Aldea (ETSU) def. Nichole Duncan (Liberty) 6-3, 6-2 Second Round Jewel Aldea (ETSU) def. Thiannon Ruth (Lees McRae) 6-0, 6-3 Championship Jewel Aldea (ETSU) def. Katie Van Ewyk (Western Carolina) 6-3, 4-6, 6-0 Women's Singles Green First Round Shelley Van Cleve (ETSU) def. Anna Bailey (Lees McRae) 6-3, 6-0 Second Round Shelley Van Cleve (ETSU) def. Olga Petrovic (Carson-Newman) 0-6, 6-4, 6-3 Championship Clara Gonzalez-Dorado (Liberty) def. Shelley Van Cleve (ETSU) 6-0, 6-1 Women's A Doubles First Round Halim/Irey (ETSU) def. Phatshwane/Mbugua (Virginia Intermont) 8-6 Ziolkowska/Villavicencio (ETSU) def. Sertschnigg/Olivier (Lincoln Memorial) 8-3 Second Round Halim/Irey (ETSU) def. Meiger/Duncan (Liberty) 8-4 Ziolkowska/Villavicencio (ETSU) def. Murray/Valderrama (Tusculum) 8-4 Championship Ziolkowska/Villavicencio (ETSU) def. Halim/Irey(ETSU) 8-4 Women's B Doubles First Round Ilyina/McInnis (ETSU) def. Ruiz/Stinson (Virginia Intermont) 8-1 Arriaran/Aldea (ETSU) def. Lomison/Lomison (Milligan) 8-4 Second Round Ilyina/McInnis (ETSU) def. Bolivar/Nevarez (Tusculum) 8-1 Arriaran/Aldea (ETSU) def. Munn/Johnson (Western Carolina) 8-3 Championship Ilyina/McInnis (ETSU) def. Arriaran/Aldea (ETSU) 9-8 (3) Men's Singles Blue First Round Carlos Bracho (Mars Hill) def. Federico Ochoa (ETSU) 7-6 (6), 6-7 (4), 6-2 Consolation Round Jorge Ascencio (Virginia Intermont) def. Federico Ochoa (ETSU) 6-4, 6-4
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