All four Bucs advance in singles, Choo and Espana advance to doubles semis at USC Upstate Fall Classic

Friday, September 21, 2012

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Sept. 21, 2012) – The ETSU women’s tennis team opened up the USC Upstate Fall Classic with good results on Friday, as all four Buccaneers who made the trip won their singles matches and the duo of Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia) and Sofia Espana (Mexico City, Mexico) advanced to the semifinals in doubles action.

Choo, Espana, Kelsey Williams (Sunbury, Australia) and Jessica Brumit (Elizabethton, Tenn.) all began play in singles competition, and won each of their respective opening round matches.

“This was a very satisfying first day by all,” ETSU assistant coach Travis Sandlant said. “We’re looking forward to some tougher matches tomorrow.”

Saturday’s second round singles action begins at 9 a.m. Choo and Espana will play in the doubles semifinals at 1 p.m.

Complete ETSU Results
USC Upstate Fall Classic - Day One
 
Singles
 
First Round
(8) Sophia Espana def. Carter Tindall (Wofford) 6-1, 6-0
Jessica Brumit def. Lucy Schernerbhorn (Wofford) 6-0, 6-1
Kelsey Williams def. Tessa Johnson (Wofford) 6-1, 6-0
Lyn Yee Choo advances with no contest
 
Doubles
 
First Round
Williams/Brumit def. von Stryk/Rojas (USC Upstate) 8-5
(4) Choo/Espana def. Vande Berg/Tindall (Wofford) 8-1
 
Quarterfinals
(1) Evans/Garcia (Wofford) def. Williams/Brumit 8-6
(4) Choo/Espana def. Paulson/Przystawski (Wofford) 8-1

 

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