Three Lady Raiders Win in Day One of UK Tourney

October 1, 2004 · MT Media Relations
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Three Middle Tennessee women's tennis players picked up wins Friday at the Kentucky Fall Classic Friday.

Freshman Claudia Szabo led the Lady Raiders garnering two victories in the Red Flight. Szabo opened the tournament with a win over Indiana's Anastasia Sokolova, as she was won the first set 6-2 before Sokolva conceded the match. In the second round, Szabo defeated Purdue's Lara Burgarello 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 to advance in the winners bracket.

In the White Flight, senior Ana Maria Cibils defeated Indiana's Emily Wang 6-4, 6-3. In the second round, Cibils fell to William & Mary's Candice Fuch 6-4, 6-4.

Senior Emily Vest won her first match in a round robin even with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Marshall's Olivia Hill. Vest will face Indiana's Elizabeth Dolan on Saturday.

White Flight

Ana Maria Cibils (MT) def. Emily Wang (UI) 6-4, 6-2

Candice Fuchs (WM) def. Cibils (MT) 6-4, 6-4

Red Flight

Claudia Szabo (MT) def. Anastasia Sokolva (UI) 6-3, Ret.

Szabo (MT) def. Lara Burgarello (PU) 3-6, 6-2, 7-5

Green Flight

Pavina Akritas (UI) def. Jacqui Williams (MT) 6-1, 6-7(4), 6-4 Brittany Minna (PU) def. Williams (MT) 6-1, 6-2

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