Women's tennis continues play at tourneys
Masha Ilina advanced to the finals at the UK invitational.
Masha Ilina advanced to the finals at the UK invitational.

Saturday, October 01, 2005

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (October 1, 2005)  -  The ETSU women's tennis resumed play on Saturday at the Virginia Tech and the University of Kentucky tournaments.  Both tournaments run through Sunday. 

"We played better today and we've got a lot of things to work on for the upcoming season," said head women's tennis coach Steve Brooks.

At the University of Kentucky Invitational, in A singles, Masha Ilina (Kyiv, Ukraine) defeated Lucia Bojtkoba, 6-3, 4-6, 13-11.  Also in A singles, Olya Batsula (Minsk, Belarus) lost to Emily Wang of the University of Illinois, 6-3, 7-6,12-10. 

In B singles, Vita Moskaliova (Minsk, Belarus) lost to Mallory Boelker of Purdue, 6-1, 6-0.  In C singles, Tara Byrne (Johnson City, Tenn.) defeated Stephania Velazquez of the University of Louisville, 6-4, 7-5.

In doubles action, Moskaliova/Ilina lost to Finucane/Blackmore of OSU, 9-7, and Byrne/Batsula defeated Reys/Dzeva of Purdue, 8-3, and then defeated Beaz/Velazquez of University of Louisville 9-8, 7-5 in the tiebreaker.   

At the Virginia Tech Fall Invitational ETSU faced some tough competition.  In B singles, Sandie Knight (Adamstown, Australia) lost to J.J Larson of Virginia Tech, 7-6 (13) 6-4.   In A singles, Elena Volobueva (Barcelona, Spain) defeated Anja Grugger of Appalachian State, 6-4, 6-1 to advance.    

Knight and Volobueva lost to Kelly Fleck and Evin Prelec of Elon, 8-6, before defeating Mary Napier and Kris Nordstrom of James Madison, 8-4.   

Play concludes tomorrow at both tournaments.  For more information on the Lady Bucs, visit www.etsubucs.com/wtennis .

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