Nov. 6, 2011
The Minnesota women’s tennis team completes its fall season this weekend at the Kitty Harrison Invitational. The three-day event is being held in both Chapel Hill and Durham, N.C.
The Gophers, who posted five wins in singles play and three in doubles on Friday, picked up six more wins in singles on Saturday. Leading the way was sophomore Yuliana Umanets, who went 2-0 in singles today and is 3-0 in singles in the tournament.
The Gophers return to the courts for the final round on Sunday.
Virginia vs. Minnesota Singles
Peretz (UVA) d. Palen (M), 6-2, 6-2
Hardenbergh (UVA) d. Wiecha (M), 6-2, 6-1
Xi (UVA) d. Pintusava (M), 6-1, 6-1
Vierra (UVA) d. Muravnik (M), 7-6, 6-2
Umanets (M) d. Baker (UVA), 5-7, 6-4, 1-0(5)
O’Koniewski (UVA) d. Lambert (M), 6-4, 6-2
Fuccillo (UVA) d. Renault (M), 6-3, 6-2
Minnesota vs. UNCG Singles
Wilkins (UNCG) d. Wiecha (M), 6-4, 6-3
Umanets (M) d. Yurtkurov UNCG), 6-1, 7-5
Pintusava (M) d. Whitehead (UNCG), 6-4, 3-6, 1-0(7)
Muravnik (M) d. Rios (UNCG), 7-6, 6-1
Lambert (M) d. Falcon (UNCG), 6-0, 6-3
Renault (M) d. Sutherland (UNCG), 6-2, 6-4
UNC vs. Minnesota Doubles
Price/Hemm (UNC) d. Palen/Wiecha (M), 9-8 (3)
De Brucker/Slater (UNC) d. Pintusava/Renault (M), 8-0
Lyons/Stone (UNC) d. Lambert/Umanets (M), 8-6