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Women's Tennis Opens Season at CMU Invite
Senior Jackie Hughes
Senior Jackie Hughes

Sept. 9, 2006

Complete Results

The Duquesne women's tennis team opened the 2006 season at the Carnegie Mellon Invitational Sept. 8-9 in Oakland. Senior Jackie Hughes and freshman Rachel McGowan won their flight's consolation bracket - Hughes in No. 1 singles and McGowan at second singles.

Hughes won her opening set 6-2, 6-1 before falling 6-4, 6-0 to be sent to consolation play where she won 6-3, 6-4 over CMU's Amy Staloch.

Rebecca Poole fell in her first set at No. 2 singles, but went 3-0 in the lower bracket winning the lower (loser's) bracket title. McGowan bounced back from a 6-3 loss to take a 6-1, 10-2 margin at No. 2 singles, but fell 6-2, 6-3 in her second match sending her to consolation play where she captured a 6-1, 6-3 victory over CMU's Alisa Liebowitz.

McGowan and Johanna Bezjak teamed up in No. 2 doubles play and took an 8-2 win over Robert Morris' Newman / Shaw, and defeated Pitt's Smith / Davis 8-0 in the final for the No. 2 doubles title. Poole and Hughes suffered an 8-4 loss at No. 1 doubles to Pitt's Borza / Friedman but rebounded to defeat Kravits / Delorie of Robert Morris 8-1 for the consolation title.

The Dukes compete next at the Bucknell Invite Sept. 29-30.



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