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 Hand Out Team Awards at Banquet
The University of Minnesota women’s tennis team held their team banquet Sunday where they handed out team awards and celebrated the season.
Ryba Earns All-Big Ten Honors
Caroline Ryba was named to the All-Big Ten Team for the second time in her collegiate career and was also named the team's Sportsmanship Award recipient.
Comeback Falls Short for Gophers
No. 8 seeded Minnesota fell in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament to No. 9 seeded Nebraska, 4-3, after falling in the final set.