Oilers Compete on Day 1 at ITA Regional
Allendale, Mich. - The University of Findlay women's tennis team completed day one of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Midwest Regional on Sep. 24.
In "A" doubles competition, the Oilers had three teams win their first match and advance to day two. Seniors Madison Arquette and Laiying Alvarado came away with an 8-0 win over Ashland's Ana Penteado and Kortney Reed while freshman Anamarija Kovacevic and sophomore Elina Ivanova dispatched Walsh's Risako Umekuni and Alexa Gaborino by a score of 8-4. Junior Emily Hadler and sophomore Zuzanna Krygier also advanced with an 8-2 victory against McKendree's Manuela Barriga and Viola Cipriani.
In "A" singles competition, Zuzanna Krygier scored a 5-7, 6-4, 11-9 win over Michigan Tech's Grace Eland before falling 6-4, 6-2 to Indianapolis' Sofia Sharonova. Alvarado fell 7-5, 2-6, 10-8 to Lake Superior State's Madeleine Whip while Ivanova lost 6-4, 4-6, 10-6 to Grand Valley State's Estefania Hernandez. Alvarado and Ivanova will compete again tomorrow in the consolation bracket.
In "B" singles action, Kovacevic advanced to day two in the main draw with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Lewis' Sage Hills and a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Malone's Victoria Lisson. Arquette won her first match by a score of 6-3, 6-4 against Grand Valley State's Olivia Huang before falling 6-1, 6-3 to Hillsdale's Melanie Zampardo. Hadler also won her first match with a 6-2, 6-2 victory against Purdue-Northwest's Patricia Dizon before falling 5-7, 6-1, 10-7 to Grand Valley State's Anna Soteras. Pereyra also competed in the draw and fell 6-3, 6-3 to Southwest Baptist's Leticia Luiz. Resor, and Pereyra will continue tomorrow in the consolation bracket.
Madeleine Whip (LSSU) def. Laiying Alvarado (UF) 7-5, 2-6, 10-8
Estefania Hernandez (GV) def. Elina Ivanova (UF) 6-4, 4-6, 10-6
Zuzanna Krygier (UF) def. Grace Eland (MTU) 5-7, 6-4, 11-9
Sofia Sharonova (UI) def. Zuzanna Krygier (UF) 6-4, 6-2
Madison Arquette (UF) def. Olivia Huang (GV) 6-3, 6-4
Melanie Zampardo (HC) def. Madison Arquette (UF) 6-1, 6-3
Emily Hadler (UF) def. Patricia Dizon (PNW) 6-2, 6-2
Anna Soteras (GV) def. Emily Hadler (UF) 5-7, 6-1, 10-7
Kseniia Eremina (DU) def. Reagan Resor (UF) 7-5, 6-2
Anamarjia Kovacevic (UF) def. Sage Hills (LU) 6-2, 6-2
Anamarjia Kovacevic (UF) def. Victoria Lisson (MU) 6-2, 6-3
Leticia Luiz (SWBAP) def. Luciana Pereyra (UF) 6-3, 6-3