September 27, 2013

Women's tennis players compete in GCSU Invitational

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The Lander women's tennis team recently competed in the Georgia College & State University Fall Invitational. Following are the results.

In the "A" singles flight, Lander's Marion Courbis earned a first-round bye before losing to Georgia College's Ivana Marevic, 6-0, 6-0. In the consolation bracket she fell to Wingate's Ali Evers, 6-2, 6-0.

In the "B" singles flight, Cayce Bradley defeated UNC Pembroke's Hannah Herlocker, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, then lost to Georgia College's Cristalei Polk, 6-1, 7-5. Tiffany Vanhpraseuth lost to Wingate's Becca Thomas, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3. In the consolation bracket, Vanhpraseuth defeated UNC Pembroke's Monica Espitia, 7-5, 7-5, then lost to Wingate's Morgan Winston, 6-1, 6-3, in the finals.

In the "C" singles flight, Alyssa Savill defeated Wingate's Sarah Martin, 6-1, 6-3, then downed UNC Pembroke's Madeline Dinunzio, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, before losing to Wingate's Sierra Parsons, 6-4, 6-2, in the championship match. Renata Mello defeated UNC Pembroke's Morgan Sheehan, 7-5, 6-4, then lost to Wingate's Sierra Parsons, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3.

In the Group 1 doubles, Cayce Bradley/Carolina Lainez lost to UNC Pembroke's Shelby Bickel/Hannah Herlocker, 8-5; lost to Georgia College's Ivana Marevic/Hannah Serdinia, 8-5; and lost to Wingate's Ali Evers/Becca Thomas, 9-8.

In the Group 2 doubles, Alyssa Savil/Tiffany Vanhpraseuth defeated UNC Pembroke's Monica Espitia/Leigh Anne McAfee, 8-3, lost to Wingate's Caroline Holland/Layla Tanik, 9-7; and lost to Georgia College's Macy Polk/Cristalei Polk, 8-2.

In the Group 3 doubles, Lander's Courbis/Mello lost to Wingate's Parsons/Winston, 8-3.