Terps Wrap Up ITA East Regionals

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Nov. 18, 2006

HANOVER, N.H. - The Maryland women's tennis team finished competition at the ITA East Regionals in Hanover, N.H.

Eleanor Peters won big for Maryland, advancing to the quarterfinal round. Peters won her first two matches against opponents from UMass and Fairfield to compete in the round of 16. After a victory against Julia Koublitskaya of UPenn, Peters faced Kellie Schmidt of Marshall in the quarterfinal round. Peters fell in the first set, 6-4, but won the second, 6-3. However, Peters fell in her third set, 7-6 (3), losing the match.

Michal Amir won her first match against Yuri Kurashima of Temple in two sets, 6-4, 6-3. She could not yield the same success in her second match, losing to Beier Ko of Harvard, 6-3, 6-1.

Co-Captain Marianne Baker won two of her three singles matches. She began by defeating opponents from Dartmouth and Boston College. Baker lost her last match to Yulia Rivelis of UPenn, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 (R16).

Maggie MacKeever faced Tamara John of Cornell in her first match. After winning the first set, 7-6, MacKeever fell 6-3 in the second. She held on to win the final set, 6-4, and the match. MacKeever lost in her second match against Christine Alford of Yale, 6-4, 6-3.

In doubles play, Baker and Peters continue to produce numerous victories for Maryland. The duo won their first five matches to advance to the final found where they faced opponents from William & Mary. In a close match, Baker and Peters fell, 8-3. Baker and Peters have now won 11 of their 15 matches together.

Amir and MacKeever also picked up a win for the Terps. They defeated opponents from Sacred Heart in a flawless 8-0 victory. In their second match, the pair fell to Old Dominion, 8-3.


Singles Results

Michal Amir def. Yuri Kurashima (Temple), 6-4 6-3
Beier Ko (Harvard) def. Amir, 6-3, 6-1.

Marianne Baker def. Lindsay Winingham (Dartmouth), 6-0, 6-0
Baker def. Alaina Sullivan (BC), 6-4, 6-2
Yulia Rivelis (UPenn) def. Baker, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 (R16)

Maggie MacKeever def. Tamara John (Cornell), 7-6 3-6 6-4
Christine Alford (Yale) def. MacKeever, 6-4, 6-3

Eleanor Peters def. Masha Pozar (UMass), 6-1 6-1
Peters def. Paulina Rys (Fairfield), 6-1 6-0
Peters def. Julia Koublitskaya (UPenn) 6-2 3-6 7-6 (2) (R 16)
Kellie Schmidt (Marshall) def. Peters, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (3) (Q Final)

Doubles Results

Baker/Peters def. Callaghan/Delgado (St.Bonaventure), 8-0 (R 64)
Baker/Peters def. Harijanto/Nenova (Buffalo), 8-4 (R 32)
Baker/Peters def. Adamski/Tumsevica (St.John's), 8-3 (R 16)
Baker/Peters def. Litvak/Schnitter (Harvard), 8-2 (Q Final)
Baker/Peters def. Schmidt/Keever (Marshall), 8-5 (S Final)
Moulton-Levy/Zorocic (William & Mary) def. Baker/Peters, 3-8 (Final)

Amir/MacKeever def. Betz/Pillo (Sacred Heart), 8-0
Haarhoff/Luiz (Old Dominion) def. Amir/MacKeever, 3-8