Oct. 13, 2012
The Gophers dominated day two of the Wildcat Invitational at the Northwestern campus in Evanston, Ill. The day was reserved for doubles action, picking up where the teams left off on Friday. Minnesota duos went 5-3 on the day while collecting a bracket championships and one consolation title.
Jessika Mozia and Aria Lambert rounded out their successful weekend play with two more wins to claim the black draw championship title. The duo first defeated Vladutu/Sufi of DePaul in the semifinals, followed by a win over Silver/Dohanics from Iowa.
The pairing of Paula Rincon Otero and Natallia Pintusava recovered from their first round loss on Friday to dominate the purple draw consolation. The started the day against Zordani/Seaborne (Iowa), winning 8-6, and took the prize with a defeat of Wisconsin’s Chypyha/Berner.
Julia Courter and Yuliana Umanets were able to notch a victory in the semifinals of the white bracket, but fell in the finals to end in tenth. Also in the black draw, Pauline Gilbert and Tereza Brichacova dropped both of their matches to finish fourth.
The final round of the singles competition takes place on Sunday morning.
First Serve With Cammy Frei
Cammy Frei comes to Minnesota from New Tier High School in Winnetka, Ill. The three-time all-state honoree and state scholar plans to earn a degree in engineering while at Minnesota.
First Serve With Kalyssa Hall
Kalyssa Hall comes to the Gophers after winning two 4A state championships at Cherry Creek High School.
River Hart Signs With Minnesota
University of Minnesota head coach Chuck Merzbacher announced the signing of River Hart Tuesday.