Maryland Women's Tennis Concludes Day Two At William & Mary Invitational

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Sept. 21, 2002

Williamsburg, VA-- The University of Maryland women's tennis team had a successful day two at the 10th Annual William & Mary Invitational. The Terps notched five of seven singles wins and five of six doubles matches. The doubles tandem of junior Marta Jedrzejak (Sieradz, Poland) and freshman Andreaa Fusea (Bucharest, Romania) advanced to the finals of Flight C, which will be held Sunday at noon.

In the consolation match in top "William" Singles Flight, junior No. 88 Emily Marker (Ann Arbor, Mich.) upset No. 40 Jenny McGaffigan (IL), 7-6 (5), 6-0. Teammate, senior Delila Causevic (Sarajevo, Bosnia) also recorded a win in her consolation match, defeating Princeton's top-ranked Kavitha Krishnamurthy, 6-4, 6-2.

Freshman Ramona But (Timisoara, Romania) defeated No. 73 Lara Ercegovic (Temple) in three sets, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3, in the consolation match of the "Mary" Singles Flight. Jedrzejak also recorded a singles win, edging Virginia Tech's Ginger Lowdermilk in the "Green" Singles Flight. Junior Chloe Chavardes (St. Nomlabreteche, France) notched a victory over Tech's Elissa Kinard in the consolation match in the "Silver" Singles Flight.

The Terps found success in doubles play, winning a total of three consolation matches, in Flights A and B. Partners, Fusea and Jedrzejak defeated the team of Jessica Barki and Tiffany Eklov (IL), 8-4, in the quarterfinals of Flight C. The Maryland team earned a spot in the finals tomorrow by dominating Temple's Rene Deyzel and Lauren Verral, 8-3, in the second match of the day.

Individual Results

"William" Singles Flight
#88 Emily Marker (MD) d. #40 Jenny McGaffigan (IL); 7-6 (5), 6-0
#36 Delila Causevic (MD) d. #45 Kavitha Krishnamurthy (Prin); 6-4, 6-2

"Mary" Singles Flight
Ramona But (MD) d. #73 Lara Ercegovic (Temple); 2-6, 6-4, 6-3

"Green" Singles Flight
Marta Jedrzejak (MD) d. Ginger Lowdermilk (VT); 6-2, 6-4

"Gold" Singles Flight
Cristina Gago (VCU) d. Jennifer Dent (MD); 6-2, 6-3

"Silver" Singles Flight
Chloe Chavardes (MD) d. Elissa Kinard (VT); 6-4, 6-4

"Tribe" Singles Flight
Holly Asel (Mar) d. Andrea Fusea (MD); 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (2)

Flight A Doubles
#25 Causevic/Marker (MD) d. Robbins/Stevens (Miami); 8-2
#25 Causevic/Marker (MD) d. Buergis/Cluskey (Minn); 8-5

Flight B Doubles
Chavardes/Dent (MD) d. Berg/Acario (Prin); 8-6
Reddy/Watts (Minn) d. Chavardes/Dent (MD); 8-5

Flight C Doubles
Fusea/Jedrzejak (MD) d. Barki/Eklov (IL); 8-4
Fusea/Jedrzejak (MD) d. Deyzel/Verral (Temple); 8-3