Nov. 7, 2013
MILWAUKEE – The Marquette University women’s tennis team will play in their final fall tournament this weekend at the Western Michigan University Super Challenge in Kalamazoo, Mich. MU will match up from teams across the Midwest, including Bowling Green State, Colorado, Indiana, Louisville, Notre Dame and Western Michigan.
Play begins on Friday, Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. with the first round of doubles. First round of singles will follow, and the second round of doubles will start at 4 p.m.
Saturday’s play will consist of third and fourth round of doubles, rounding out the afternoon with the second round of singles at 12:15 p.m. The tournament will conclude on Sunday, Nov. 10 with the final round of singles beginning at 9 a.m.
Singles play is set up with 10 brackets of round robins with four players in each. There will be one round of singles played each day. Two rounds of the doubles draw of 16 will be played within the first two days of the tournament.
The Golden Eagles are heading to Kalamazoo coming off strong play from the Memphis Invite. Junior Vanessa Foltinger won the pink draw championship, defeating ACU’s Ansley Boarman 6-0, 6-0. Senior Rocio Diaz and sophomore Erin Gebes both won the singles consolation final in their respective draws. In doubles play, Foltinger and Laia Hernandez Soler found themselves in the gray doubles championship, falling to a Tulsa’s duo 8-2.
The WMU Super Challenge will conclude the squad’s fall play for the 2013 season. The Golden Eagles will return to action in 2014 when the team travels to Bloomington, Ind., for the Indiana Invitational Jan. 18 through Jan. 20.