Women's Tennis advances five in singles draw at ITA Southwest Regionals
Oct. 24, 2008
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Texas chalked up five singles wins and four doubles victories on day two of the ITA Southwest Regional Championships Friday at TCU's Friedman Tennis Center.
Fifth-seeded junior Vanja Corovic scored a decisive 6-1, 6-0 win over Baylor's Kasia Siwosz to set up a meeting on Saturday against Rice's Julie Chao. Junior Stephanie Davison outlasted Texas State's Andrea Giraldo by a 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 count and will meet TCU's Gaby Mastromarino on Saturday.
Sophomore Caroline Larsson knocked off Houston's Joanna Kacprzyk by a 7-5, 6-0 and will take on Baylor's Jelena Stanivuk on Saturday. Freshman Krista Damico scored a 6-4, 6-0 win over Stephen F. Austin's Alina Shazhko and will meet Baylor's Csilla Borsanyi in Saturday's round of 32.
Junior Sarah Lancaster tallied a 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 win over Texas Tech's Kelsy Garland and will meet LSU's second-seeded Megan Falcon on Saturday.
Corovic and senior Marija Milic registered an 8-2 win over Centenary's Alexandra Dyckman and Erika Iriarte in the main doubles draw. UT added three wins in the consolation rounds of the doubles draw.
Play continues Saturday at the ITA Southwest Regional Championships.
ITA Southwest Regional Championships
Amo/Turpin (TAMU) def. Davison/Larsson (UT) - 8-5
Lange/Schulz (Nicholls State) def. Craddock/Damico (UT) - 8-3
Corovic/Milic (UT) def. Dyckman/Iriarte (Centenary) - 8-2