Oct. 14, 2012
Wildcat Invitational today in Evanston, Ill. Only one round of singles remained as the eight Gopher athletes gathered at the Combe Tennis Center. Three of eight became successful, earning wins for the Minnesota effort.
Natallia Pintusava got her first win of the tournament, defeating Wisconsin’s Chypyha (6-3, 6-3) in the top draw to end her play on a high note. Julia Courter and Aria Lambert also notched victories on the day. Courter faced another Badger, Burich, and prevailed 6-2, 6-2. Lambert played against Western Michigan’s King and easily turned in a 6-2, 6-0 victory.
Jessika Mozia, who previously qualified for the green flight finals after going 2-0 in the opening day of action, fell 6-2, 6-2 in her event finals to DePaul’s Fisher.
Select members of the women’s tennis team will participate in the USTA/ITA Central Region Championships which are scheduled to begin on Oct. 18.
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.
First Serve With Tina Kreinis
Tina Kreinis has posted five singles match victories and seven doubles match wins this fall for the Gophers.