Nov. 11, 2012
After three days of competition, six members of the women's tennis team closed out the Kitty Harrison Invitational today in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Pauline Gilbert claimed the consolation championship in the navy flight with a 7-6 (2), 6-2 defeat of Amy Ellis (UNCG). Jessika Mozia also notched a victory in the navy bracket, taking her match over Kai Bloomfield by a score of 2-6, 6-0, 1-0(9) to place third in the tournament.
Paula Rincon Otero finished her weekend with a seventh-place win in the white bracket. She found victory over Hope Johnson of William and Mary in a tiebreaker situation.
Tereza Brichacova remained in contention for the consolation championship. She faced UNCG's Niltooli Wilkins and fell in an extended game to finish tenth. Natallia Pintusava and Aria Lambert also ended with losses to place fourteenth in their respective brackets.
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.