September 21, 2012

Huntingdon wraps up first day of USTA/ITA South Regional Championships

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon women's tennis team picked up three singles wins and four doubles victories on the opening day of the USTA/ITA South Regional Championships on Friday.

Entering the second day of the three-day tournament at Lagoon Park, three Huntingdon singles players are left in the main draw consolation brackets and three doubles teams are still in contention in their respective brackets.

Play resumes on Saturday with singles at 8 a.m. Doubles play is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.

In the main draw singles, Huntingdon senior Katie Scott and sophomore Taylor Clark each won their first-round matches before falling in the second round. Sophomore Hannah Still and freshmen Britni Thibodeau and Rory Wilson lost their first-round matches but are still alive in the second round of the consolation bracket.

All three play at 8 a.m. Saturday as Still takes on Millsaps' Callie Creekmore, Thibodeau plays Rhodes' Courtney Hornsby and Wilson faces Covenant's Madi Hyatt.

In the main draw doubles, the team of Scott-Clark won in the first round but fell to the top-seeded team of Bronte Goodhue-Jenny Liles (University of the South) in Round 2. The team of Still-Thibodeau lost its first match but will play in the consolation quarterfinals on Saturday at 2 p.m. against Birmingham-Southern's Sara Cohen-Lindsey Farrell.

In the B-draw singles, sophomore Micaela White won her opening match before losing in the second round. Huntingdon's team of White-Arielle Barraca had a strong showing in the B-draw doubles.

The duo won both matches on Friday to advance to the semifinals. White-Barraca will play the University of the South's Kate Johnston-Meredith Lawrence in the semifinals at 2 p.m.

Also in the B-draw, Huntingdon's team of Farrah Mahan-Wilson lost in the first round before picking up a win in the consolation quarterfinals. Mahan-Wilson play in the consolation semifinals on Saturday at 2 p.m.

For draws and complete tournament information, go to http://www.huntingdonhawks.com/sports/wten/2012-13/ITAhomepage or http://tennislink.usta.com/Tournaments/TournamentHome_New/Tournament.aspx?T=130073

 

Huntingdon Results

Main Draw Singles

              

Katie Scott

Friday

Rd. 1 – def. El Prewitt, Rhodes 6-1, 6-2 

Rd. 2 – lost to Kathryn Hays, Centre College 4-6, 6-2, 6-1

 

Taylor Clark

Friday

Rd. 1 – def. Sara Cohen, Birmingham-Southern 6-1, 6-2

Rd. 2 – lost to Lauren Pinsky, Emory 6-2, 6-1

 

Hannah Still

Friday

Rd. 1 – lost to Annie Veron, Sewanee 6-3, 6-4

Consolation, Rd. 1 – BYE

Saturday

Consolation, Rd. 2 – vs. Callie Creekmore, Millsaps at 8 a.m.

 

Britni Thibodeau

Friday

Main Draw, Rd. 1 – lost to Anne Garland, University of the South 6-1, 6-2

Consolation, Rd. 1 - def. Shelby Wagner, Mississippi College (wd/injury)

Saturday

Consolation, Rd. 2 – vs. Courtney Hornsby, Rhodes at 8 a.m.

 

Rory Wilson

Friday

Main Draw Rd. 1 – lost to Mitzi Morgan, Mississippi College 6-0, 6-4

Consolation, Rd. 1 – BYE

Saturday

Consolation, Rd. 2 – vs. Madi Hyatt, Covenant at 8 a.m.

 
 

B –Draw

Micaela White

Friday

Rd. 1 – def. Bianca Suarez, Millsaps 6-1, 7-5

Rd. 2 – lost to Connor Thomas, University of the South 6-2, 6-2

 

Arielle Barraca

Friday

Rd. 1 – lost to Emily Upchurch, Mississippi College 3-6, 6-4, 6-0

Consolation, Rd. 1 – lost to Anna Brahce, Millsaps 8-5

 

Deidre Corbin

Friday

Rd. 1 – lost to Emily Talley, Methodist 6-1, 6-0

Consolation, Rd. 1 – lost to Mariah Smith, University of the South 8-5

 

Farrah Mahan

Friday

Rd. 1 – lost to Katie Kema, Mississippi College 6-0, 6-1    

 
 

Doubles

Friday 

Katie Scott-Taylor Clark

Rd. 1 – def. Courtney Hornsby-Emily Rizer, Rhodes 8-3

Rd. 2 – lost to Bronte Goodhue-Jenny Liles, University of the South 8-2

 

Hannah Still-Britni Thibodeau

Friday

Rd. 1 – lost to Liz Lucas-Mary Taylor Tepper, University of the South 8-0

Consolation, Rd. 1 -- BYE 

Saturday

Consolation Quarterfinals – vs. Sara Cohen-Lindsey Farrell, Birmingham-Southern at 2 p.m.

 


B Draw

Micaela White-Arielle Barraca

Friday

Rd. 1 – def. Morgan Reed-Katie Sailors, Piedmont 8-6

Quarterfinals– def. Mary Catherine Horne-Connor Thomas, University of the South 8-2

Saturday

Semifinals – vs. Kate Johnston-Meredith Lawrence, University of the South at 2 p.m.

 

Farrah Mahan-Rory Wilson

Friday 

Rd. 1 – lost to Elske Parker-Mariah Smith, University of the South 8-0

Consolation Quarterfinals – def. Chelsea Prince-Meghan Smith, Piedmont 9-7

Saturday

Consolation Semifinals – vs. Maddie Pitt-Kimberly Randall, Centre College at 2 p.m.

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