Women's Tennis to Play for Hoosier Invitational Title

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Women's Tennis to Play for Hoosier Invitational Title

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Lady Tigers had a big day in singles play Saturday with two winners advancing to the finals of the A and B Flights brackets in Indiana University’s Hoosier Classic Invitational.

Amanda Mang downed Indiana’s Dora Vastag, 6-4, 6-1 to advance to the A finals. Teammate Marina Chiarelli will play in the B finals after beating Amalia Lincaru, 6-3, 3-6, 1-0.

“Amanda and Marina played some great tennis today,” said LSU head coach Tony Minnis. “I’m real proud. Amanda played a tough match.”

Daysi Espinal moved to the consolation finals of the C bracket after beating Kendra Clark of Eastern Michigan.

Chiarelli and Mang lost their doubles match to the Barry/Josbena duo from Missouri, 8-6.

Espinal and partner Bonnie White lost in the finals of the number two doubles bracket, 8-6 to Perton and Zeder of Indiana.


1) Victoria Domina (EMU) def. Linda Tran (IU) 7-6 (4), 6-2
2) Amanda Mang (LSU) def. Dora Vastag (IU) 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (6)
3) Jennifer Hodgeman (Iowa) def. Sarah Batty (IU) Default
4) Laura McGaffigan (IU) def. Rachael Lask (Murray State) 6-2, 6-5
5) Yelena Olshanskaya (Missouri) def. Martina Grimm (IU) 6-4, 6-3
6) Hayley McIver (KSU) def. Karie Schlukebir (IU) 7-6 (6), 6-4
7) Casady Pruitt (Murray State) def. Cecile Perton (IU) 7-5, 0-6, 1-0 (7)
8) Kara Zeder (IU) def. Bonnie White (LSU) 6-1, 6-4

1) Schlukebir/Tran (IU) def. Erosenberg/McIver (KSU) 8-2
2) Schlukebir/Tran (IU) def. Castillejos/Simosa (KSU) 8-1
3) Vastag/McGaffigan (IU) def. Spencer/Leeper (Murray State) 8-6
4) Vastag/McGaffigan (IU) def. Lask/Lask (Murray State) 8-6
5) Grimm/Walterova (IU) def. Olshanskaya/Kraftova (Missouri) 8-1
6) Perton/Zeder (IU) def. Espinal/White (LSU) 8-6
7) Grimm/Zeder (IU) def. Ward/Pruitt (Murray State) 8-5