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Five DU Tennis Competitors Move On At Bucknell
Senior Katie Riedinger
 
Senior Katie Riedinger
 

Sept. 20, 2003

Lewisburg, Pa. - Two of Duquesne women's tennis players competing in the singles draw of the Bucknell Invitational remain undefeated and headed for Sunday's semifinals after winning both matches on the first day of action in the eight-team event on Saturday. And three of the Dukes' four doubles tandems won their only match to also remain in the championship bracket.

Senior Katie Riedinger and junior Julie Wagner are in the Invite's championship bracket as are the Riedinger / Jackie Hughes, Sarah Shanahan / Alicia McNamara and Ciara McDermott / Beth Rahauser duos who each won their opening matches. DU was 10-6 in singles competition and 13-7 overall on Saturday.

The four flight competition, which concludes on Sunday, features teams from Bloomsburg, Georgetown, Loyola (MD), Marist, Pittsburgh and Villanova in addition to the Dukes and the host Bison.

Saturday's Results

Championship Brackets
FLIGHT "A" SINGLES

First Round: Katie Riedinger (Duq.) Def. Kaitlin Russo (Loyola) 6-3, 7-5 Candice Carlin (Villa.) Def. Alina Klinova (Duq.) 6-2, 6-2

Second Round: Riedinger (Duq.) def. Melissa Reed (Villa.) 6-4, 3-6, (10-6)

Sunday's Third Round: Tanya Sichko (BU) vs. Riedinger (Duq.)

FLIGHT "B" SINGLES

First Round: Jackie Hughes (Duq.) def. Yana Krugly (Marist) 6-3, 6-1 Emily Hughes (Pitt) def. Alicia McNamara (Duq.) 6-2, 6-0

Second Round: J. Hughes (Duq.) def. Hayley Hughes (Pitt) 7-6(8), 4-6, (10-7)

Sunday's Third Round: J. Hughes (Duq.) vs. Rheanna Gaskin (BU),

FLIGHT "C" SINGLES

First Round: Sarah Shanahan (Duq.) def. Brande Hansteen (Bloom.) 6-2, 6-3 Nora Gardner (GU) def. Julie Wagner (Duq.) 1-6, 7-5, (10-7)

Second Round: Leighann Reilly (Vill) def. Shanahan (Duq.) 6-2, 6-3

FLIGHT "D" SINGLES

First Round: Erica Walter (Vill) def. Ciara McDermott (Duq.) 6-4, 6-3 Morgan Flezzani (Vill) def. Beth Rahauser (Duq.) 1-6, 6-1, (10-8)

FLIGHT "A" DOUBLES

First Round: Riedinger/Hughes (Duq.) def. Perachio/Gurek (Marist) 8-6

Sunday's Second Round Riedinger/Hughes (DU) vs. Brown/Sichko (BU)

FLIGHT "C" DOUBLES

First Round: Shanahan/McNamara (Duq) def. Flezzani/Reilly (Villa.) 8-6

Sunday's Second Round: Shanahan/McNamara (Duq.) vs. Kral/Mills (BU)

FLIGHT "D" DOUBLES

First Round: McDermott/Rahauser (Duq.) def. McGraw/LaRocco (Loyola) Ret.

Sunday's Second Round: McDermott/Rahauser (Duq.) vs. Cappellini/Kokubo (Villa.)

Consolation Bracket
FLIGHT "A" SINGLES

Second Round: Alina Klinova (Duq.) def. Carolyn Pilkington (Loyola) 6-0, 6-2

Sunday's Third Round: Iida Hokkanen (Bloom) vs. Klinova (Duq.)

FLIGHT "B" SINGLES

Second Round: Alicia McNamara (Duq.) def. Megan Gureck (Marist) 6-1, 6-2

Sunday's Third Round: McNamara (Duq.) vs. Lauren Colfer (Bloom),

FLIGHT "C" SINGLES

Second Round: Wagner (Duq.) def. Kristen Pugno (BU) 6-2, 6-2

Sunday's Third Round: Rebecca Kral (BU) vs. Wagner (Duq.), Shanahan (Duq.) vs. Jessica Liberatore (Loyola)

FLIGHT "D" SINGLES

Second Round: McDermott (Duq.) def. Amanda Marcalus (Marist) 6-1, 6-1 Rahauser (Duq.) def. Caitlin LaRocco (Loyola) 6-3, 6-2

Third Round: McDermott (Duq.) vs. Kelly Jaclyn (Bloom), Taryn Cappellini (Vill) vs. Rahauser (Duq.),

FLIGHT "B" DOUBLES

First Round: Rybacki/McAndrew (Vill) def. Klinova/Wagner (Duq.) 9-8(2)

Second Round Klinova/Wagner (Duq.) vs. loser Loyola/GU


 

 

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