In consolation play, Amy Thomas (Orchard Park, N.Y./Orchard Park) earned the lone win for the Gophers in the Lady Rebels Tennis Tournament during second round action today. She defeated Rocio Fantilli of LSU by scores of 4-6, 6-1, 6-4. She will face Dominika Olsewska from Oklahoma State tomorrow in consolation finals.
Minnesota came up short as Valerie Vladea (Kitchener, Ontario/ Burlington Central), Brandi Watts (Monument, Colo./Lewis-Palmer), and Andrea Rose (North Vancouver, British Columbia/Handsworth) all won their first round matches yesterday, but were defeated today.
Thomas and Watts, the doubles winners yesterday, also lost their match to Bakken/Zsiros of UNLV, 8-6.
Championships take place tomorrow.
Singles: Valerie Vladea, lost to Tami Botts, LSU, 6-3, 6-0; Brandi Watts lost to Gyorgyi Zsiros, UNLV, 6-3, 6-2; Andrea Rose lost to Amy Hadziosmanovic, UNLV, 7-6, 3-6, 6-3; Amy Thomas def. Rocio Fantilli, LSU, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4; Kelly Perry lost to Ashleigh Dolman, OSU, 6-3, 6-4;
Doubles: Thomas/Watts lost to Bakken/Zsiros, UNLV, 8-6; Vladea/Havelkova lost to Dolman/Olszewska, default.