Oct. 5, 2002
KNOXVILLE, Tenn-- The University of Maryland women's tennis team concluded day two at the St. Mary's Women's Fall Classic. Three Terps advanced to the finals of their singles flights; freshman Jennifer Dent (Safety Harbor, Fla.) will play teammate sophomore Chloe Chavardes (St. Nomlabreteche, France) in the finals of Flight Five. Freshman Romona But(Timisoara, Romania) will compete for the singles title in Flight Six on Sunday at the Goodfriend Tennis Center.
Junior Emily Marker (Ann Arbor, Mich.) lost to No. 1 ranked Vilmarie Castellvi (UT) in the top Flight One, 6-0, 6-0. Seniors, Delila Causevic (Sarajevo, Bosnia) and Marta Jedrzejak (Sieradz, Poland) were also eliminated by Lady Vols in their respective draws. Causevic fell to Crystal Cleveland, 7-6(4), 7-6(5) and Jedrzejak was edged by Sabita Maharaj, 6-2, 6-3.
Dent defeated ACC opponent, Carmen Torres (N.C. State) in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2 and will square off against Chavardes in the Flight Five Singles. Chavardes beat Breanna Kray (UT), 6-4, 6-0, to earn her way to the finals. But will face Purdue's Shawna Zuccarini in the finals of Flight Six.
On the doubles end, Dent and Chavardes claimed seventh place in Flight B, defeating Georgia Tech's Shosho and Nieto, 9-8(4). In Flight Three Doubles, Jedrzejak and Andreaa Fusea (Bucharest, Romania) earned third place, defeating Torres and Worsley of N.C. State.
Singles Flight One
Vilmarie Castellvi (UT) def. Emily Marker MD), 6-0, 6-0
Singles Flight Two
Crystal Cleveland (UT) def. Delila Causevic MD), 7-6(4), 7-6(5)
Singles Flight Three
Sabita Maharaj (UT) def. Marta Jedrzejak(MD), 6-2, 6-3
Singles Flight Four
Amy Walgenbach (PUR) def. Andreaa Fusea (MD), 6-2, 6-0
Singles Flight Five
Jennifer Dent (MD) def. Carmen Torres (N.C. State), 6-2, 6-2
Chloe Chavardes (MD) def. Breanna Kray (UT), 6-4, 6-0
Singles Flight Six
Romona But (MD) def. Megan Kerr (UT), 6-1, 6-2
Doubles Flight Two
Dent/Chavardes (MD) def. Shosho/Nieto (G.T.), 9-8 (4)
Doubles Flight Three
Jedrzejak/Fusea (MD) def. Torres/Worsely (N.C. State), 8-5