Golovin and Johnson Set To Open Qualifying Round

by Morgan Galvin
Golovin and Johnson Set To Open Qualifying Round

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. — Seniors Jessica Golovin and Kennan Johnson will compete in the qualifying round of 64 in singles play in the ITA Women’s All-American tournament beginning Tuesday.


Johnson competed in the pre-qualifying rounds, taking down multiple ranked players to earn herself a slot in the qualifying round. 


Both Tigers will both face ITA/Oracle ranked opponents in the round of 64. No. 64 Golovin will start her competition in the tournament with a match against St. John’s No. 89 Jessica Livianu. Johnson will face off against No. 43 Maria Kononova from North Texas.


The qualifying rounds of singles will begin at 12:30 p.m. CT on Tuesday and continue through Wednesday.


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2018 ITA Women’s All-American Championships

Tuesday, October 2

Qualifying Singles

Kennan Johnson (LSU) vs. No. 43 Maria Kononva (North Texas)

No. 64 Jessica Golovin (LSU) vs. No. 89 Jessica Livianu (St. John)