Women's Tennis Heads to Michigan for the Wolverine Invitational
Oct. 1, 2009
The Marquette women's tennis squad continues fall action this weekend at the Wolverine Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich. Friday through Sunday.
The Golden Eagles join Purdue, Eastern Michigan, Miami (Ohio), Western Michigan and South Carolina, as well as host Michigan, in the seven team tournament.
Juniors Christina Ruiz and Rachael Hush, sophomore Gillian Hush and freshman Kelly Barry will each play in the Blue Draw. Gillian Hush will start play against Tania Mahtani of Michigan, Ruiz will tangle with Eastern Michigan's Karina Ahuja, Rachael Hush will face Purdue's Remi Martin and Barry will matchup against South Carolina's Jossy Andersson in their first matches Friday.
In the Maize Draw, sophomores Olga Fischer and Paola Calderon will each face Wolverine opponents in their first matches of the tournament. Fischer will hit the courts against Whitney Taney, while Calderon will play Rika Tatsuno.
Seniors Maggie Wilson and Elly Strother round out the Golden Eagles' singles competitors in the Wolverine Draw. Wilson will take on Michigan's Kari Wig and Strother will play Marcela Rivero of Eastern MIchigan in their first matches Friday.
Doubles draws will be announced later Thursday evening.
Order of singles play Round of 16 (Marquette matches only, times ET)
10 a.m. - Olga Fischer (MARQ) vs Whitney Taney (MICH)
10 a.m. - Paola Calderon (MARQ) vs Rika Tatsuno (MICH)
10 a.m. - Gillian Hush (MARQ) vs Tania Mahtania (MICH)
10 a.m. - Christina Ruiz (MARQ) vs Karina Ahuja (EMU)
11 a.m. - Rachael Hush (MARQ) vs Remi Martin (PUR)
11:15 a.m. - Kelly Barry (MARQ) vs Jossy Andersson (USC)
11:15 a.m. - Maggie Wilson (MARQ) vs Kari Wig (MICH)
11:45 a.m. - Elly Strother (MARQ) vs Marcela Rivero (EMU)
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