Day One Concludes At Auto-Owners Spartan Invitational

Erin Gebes remains undefeated in singles

Oct. 5, 2012


EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Marquette women's tennis team completed day one of the 2012 Auto-Owners Insurance Spartan Invitational on Friday at the MSU Tennis Courts. Play ended early due to rain and will resume at 8:00 a.m. with the location to be determined.

The tandem of Ana Pimienta and Erin Gebes defeated Christine Guerrazzi and Christina Raymond of Miami of Ohio, 8-4 in Draw A doubles.

Rocio Diaz and Aina Hernandez Soler also earned a doubles victory by defating Sammi Hornbarger and Katie Boeckman of Dayton, 8-3 in Draw B doubles. They will face Emily Meyers and Nicole Herzog of Michigan State on Saturday. Also in the same bracket, Ali Dawson and Aleeza Kanner defeated Theresa Neumeyr and Miloslava Shustova of IPFW, 8-5

Gebes continued her undefeated play in singles action by defeating Aliz Thurman of Miami (Ohio)2-6, 6-1, 6-3 in Draw B SIngles. She will face Caterina Kiefer of IPFW on Saturday.

In Draw C Singles, Dawson defeated Kara Sherwood (Cleveland State), 6-4, 6-2. She will take on Ksenia Berestetskafrom Akron on Saturday.

In Draw D Singles, Vanessa Foltinger defeated Shustova (IPFW), 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 and will see Kathryn Sharples of Illinois-Chicago.

Laia Hernandez Soler picked up a singles victory defeated Herzog (MSU), 6-3, 6-3 and will face Pernilla Wohlstrom of Wisconsin on Staurday.



Play at the Invitational resumes at 8:00 a.m. ET on Saturday.


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