Oct. 21, 2012
Natallia Pintusava closed out the Women’s ITA Central Region Championship Tournament for Minnesota today in Tulsa, Okla. The junior, who was the sole remaining Gopher in the competition, continued her competitive run through the consolation bracket.
The day began for Pintusava in the semifinals where she faced Oklahoma’s Mia Lancaster. Pintusava powered through the first set to a 7-5 score and sailed with her momentum to a 6-2 score in the second.
The win earned Pintusava a spot in the consolation finals against Ivana Kubickova of Kansas State but was forced to default due to scheduling conflicts, finished the tournament with a second-place prize.
Gophers Pick Up Two Wins
The University of Minnesota picked up their first two wins of the spring season by topping Northern Illinois University 7-0 and South Dakota State 7-0 Saturday at Baseline.
Gophers Start Dual Matches
The University of Minnesota women’s tennis team will begin their spring season Saturday with a 10 a.m. match versus Northern Illinois and a 5 p.m. match versus South Dakota State.
Gophers Finish Upper Midwest With 14 Wins
The final day of the Upper Midwest Intercollegiate at Baseline Tennis Center saw the University of Minnesota add three more singles wins and two doubles wins to their total.