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.
Minnesota Heads to B1G Tournament
Minnesota begins Big Ten Tournament play on Thursday after securing the No. 8 seed. They will face Nebraska at 10 a.m. CT.
Minnesota Finishes Regular Season with a Win
The University captured a 6-1 victory over Rutgers Sunday in their final regular season match of the season.
Ryba Extends Winning Streak as Gophers Fall
The University of Minnesota fell 5-2 in their second to last regular season match Friday to Maryland.