Lady Bucs pick up eight wins during day two action of Hokie Fall Invitational
Karina Kedzo
Karina Kedzo

Saturday, October 03, 2009

BLACKSBURG, Va.  (Oct. 3, 2009) - After strong performances Friday the ETSU women's tennis team continued it outstanding play during day two action of the Hokie Fall Invitational Saturday at the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center in Blacksburg, Va.

 

Sophomore Karina Kedzo (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) earned her first win of the weekend, with a strong 6-4, 7-6 (7), victory over Virginia Berry of Davidson. With the win Kedzo will advance to Sunday's consolation Flight A bracket, where the 2008 Atlantic Sun Conference All-Freshman team member will take on Petera Dajectiv of Radford, Sunday.

 

Also earning singles wins was juniors Kelly Holtzhausen (Johannesburg, South Africa) and Andra Voinea (Brasov, Romania) in the Flight B bracket. Holtzhausen defeated Mia Drobnjak of Radford, while Voinea earned a quick 6-0, 6-0, victory over Mirana Matic also from the Highlanders.

 

Freshman Miranda Cameron (Lenior City, Tenn.) contiuned the Lady Bucs winning ways as the ETSU newcomer defeated Appalachian State's Amanda Cashm 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (5). The local East Tennessee product will now face Sarah Tegner of Radford, Sunday.

 

"Today was a complete team effort," said assistant coach Travis Sandlant. "Every girl on our entire roster played hard and competed to best of their abilities." 

 

In doubles action Holtzhausen and junior teammate Diana Navrostskay (Livi, Ukraine), earned a trip to Sunday's consolation Flight A doubles final, as the Lady Buc duo dropped the Davidson team of Berry and Synn 8-4 in the quarterfinals and Wofford's duo of Abutovic and Wilkerson in the semifinals.

 

Also picking up wins in pairs competition was the Lady Buc team of Cameron and Voinea. Playing for the first time together this fall, the ETSU duo dropped the Appalachian State's team of Cash and Jenke, in addition to topping Dicconson and Percina of Elon.

 

Attached above are day two results from the Hokie Fall Invitational.

 

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MBB Virginia-Wise 66 F
Nov 18 ETSU 111
WBB Appalachian State University 76 Final
Nov 19 ETSU 70
WBB ETSU 79 Final
Nov 21 Saint Francis University 63
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. No. 5 Western Carolina (SoCon Quarterfinal)
MBB UNC Asheville 87 F
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. ETSU 98
MBB ETSU 69 F
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Winthrop 64
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Indiana State University 76
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 26, 12:00 p.m. Indiana University 97
WBB ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Nov 29, 5:00 p.m. Virginia Tech University
MBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 1, 7:00 p.m. Morehead State
WBB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Dec 3, 5:00 p.m. George Mason University
MBB Western Carolina Freedom Hall
Dec 3, 8:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Huntsville, Ala.
Dec 6, 6:00 p.m. Alabama A&M University
MBB UNC Greensboro Freedom Hall
Dec 13, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB Eastern Kentucky University Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 13, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 15, 12:00 p.m. Morehead State University
MBB ETSU Richmond, Ky.
Dec 16, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Kentucky
WBB ETSU Wilmington, N.C.
Dec 19, 11:30 a.m. University of North Carolina Wilmington