Marquette Continues Fall Play at the Spartan Invitational

Sept. 23, 2010

MILWAUKEE - The Marquette University women's tennis team will be back in action this weekend at the Spartan Invitational hosted by Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. Play will begin on Friday, Sept. 24 and continue through Sunday, Sept. 26. Competition will be held at MSU Outdoor Tennis Courts facility.

Along with Michigan State, the field includes Akron, Ball State, Bowling Green, California University of Pennsylvania, Chicago State, Cleveland State, Detroit, Eastern Michigan, IPFW, Louisville, Marquette and Toledo.

Juniors Christina Ruiz and Rachael Hush will look to continue their success on the young season after a second-place finish in last weekend's Milwaukee Tennis Classic. The duo will take on Michelle Silesova and Valentina Rusakova of Michigan State in their first match. Gillian Hush and Chelsea Utting will match up with Caterina Kiefer and Alexandra Forsyth for their first match in Draw B on Friday.

In singles play, sophomore Kelly Barry will represent the Golden Eagles in Draw A and square off against Cleveland State's Catrine Bjerrehus, while junior Gillian Hush will play Franziska Steinhardt from California Univ. of Pennsylvania in Draw B. Draw C will feature Marquette senior Racheal Hush against Raina Halabi of Detroit, and freshman Chelsea Utting will face Ball State's Sarah Hebble in Draw D.




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