Pimienta and Gebes Win Two at ITA Regional
Oct. 11, 2013
MILWAUKEE--The Marquette women's tennis squad continued fall play in two locations on Friday. Junior Ana Pimienta and sophomore Erin Gebesadvanced two rounds, including defeating the 12th seeded doubles group, in the USTA/ITA Regional Championships hosted by the University of Michigan. The duo will continue doubles action on Saturday and begin singles play on Saturday.
In the second chance regional in Rockford, Ill., junior Ali Dawson won her match in the `Singles A' draw, easily in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0 over Kirsa Utech from CSU. She will face Dana Shannon from UWM on Saturday. Dawson then teamed with senior Rocio Diazin doubles and the duo topped Shannon/Pendleton from UWM, 8-2.
Sophomore Laia Hernandez Soler defeated CSU's Faith Huckabee, 6-3, 6-0 to advance in `Singles C' draw and joined classmate Aleeza Kannerin doubles play to post an 8-3 victory over NIU's team of Alvarez/Pacheco.
Play will resume at 9 a.m. on Saturday at Northern Illinois as the Golden Eagles continue competition.