semifiThe University of Minnesota women's tennis doubles duo of Angela Buergis and Nischela Reddy went 1-1 Saturday at the 2003 ITA Midwest Regional Championships in Kalamazoo, Mich., falling in the semifinals to the tournament's top seed.
Buergis and Reddy, the fourth-seeded doubles team, defeated Western Michigan's Girsang/Stoilova, 8-5, in the quarterfinals before losing 8-3 to No. 1 seed Grier/Rush of Northwestern. The Wildcat duo takes on No. 3 seed Goulet/McGaffigan of Illinois today at 9 a.m.
Western Michigan University is hosting the 2003 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Championships on Oct. 23-28, one of eight regional tournaments to take place in late October. The event welcomes nearly 200 student-athletes. The championship doubles match is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 27 while the singles final occurs at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28. The regional champions provide the field for the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships on Nov. 6-9, hosted by the University of Michigan.
2003 ITA Women's Midwest Regional Championships
Oct. 23-28, 2003
Minnesota Results - Final
Lindsay Risebrough def. Kristin Messmer (Ohio St.), 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3)
def. Viviana Rivero (Toledo), 6-1, 6-3
def. Gumuscu (Illinois-Chicago), 6-3, 6-2
Singles Main Draw
def. Parashkevova (Depaul), 6-3, 6-4
lost to Vastag (Indiana), 6-1, 6-2
lost to Tran (Indiana), 6-3, 6-2
lost to Yung (Northwestern), 6-3, 3-6, 6-2
Doubles Main Draw
Angela Buergis/Nischela Reddy
def. Kirkland/McDowell (Dayton), 8-1
def. Cueva/Paravinci (Toledo), 8-5
def. Delicota/Tipimeni (Michigan), 9-8
def. Girsang/Stoilova (Western Michigan), 8-5
lost to Grier/Rush (Northwestern), 8-3