Kruse and Venter Advance to Quarterfinal DoublesOctober 25, 2003 · MT Media Relations
Kruse and Venter received a bye in the first round and then defeated Ellen Rogers and Wendy Rohr of Wofford 8-2. The 30th ranked duo then beat Michelle Spies and Leslie Stewart of Louisville 8-3 and will face No. 6th seeded Julia Smith and Tony Zawacki of Duke at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.
The doubles team of Jennifer Klaschka and Laura McNamara picked up a win over Danelle Moita and Ana P. Novera of Winthrop 8-4. The team then lost to top seeded Kendall Cline and Aniela Majzis of UNC-Chapel Hill 8-5.
In singles play, Kruse swept North Carolina A&T's Karissa Johnson easily 6-0, 6-0 and will face Campbell's Pascale Veraverbeke at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. In other singles action, Klaschka lost 6-4, 7-5 to Dukes Kristin Cargill and Venter fellt o North Carolina A&T's Krinstin Lam 6-0, 7-6.
At the June Stewart Invitational on the Vanderbilt campus, freshman Jacqui Williams and junior Emily Vest picked up wins in singles. Williams defeated Ole Miss' Claire Conerly 6-2, 6-2 and Vest defeated Claire Westerman of Vanderbilt 3-6, 7-5, 6-2. Junior Ana Maria Cibils lost to Vanderbilt's Helene Stephens 6-1, 6-2.
In doubles action Williams and Cibils lost to Vanderbilt 8-1 and then again 8-0.
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