Brumit, Choo advance to singles semifinals at Elon Invite
Jessica Brumit (pictured) and Lyn Yee Choo each advanced to the semifinals of their respective singles flights at the Elon Fall Invitational.
Brumit, Choo advance to singles semifinals at Elon Invite
Friday, September 12, 2014

ELON, N.C. (Sept. 12, 2014) - Seniors Jessica Brumit (Elizabethton, Tenn.) and Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia) each advance to the semifinals of their respective singles flights of the Elon Fall Invitational.

The two also advanced to the semifinals in doubles, with Choo teaming with Ionna Markesini (Athens, Greece), and Brumit pairing with Jayde Viccars (Glen Waverley, Australia).

Choo, who earned a spot on the All-Atlantic Sun First Team each of the past two seasons, picked up a pair of victories Friday, defeating Terezo Heilova of Western Kentucky, followed by Xue Zhang of Wake Forest. Choo came from behind to outlast Zhang in a third-set tie break, 5-7, 6-3, 10-5.

Brumit, the reigning Atlantic Sun Women's Tennis Scholar Athlete of the Year, also got a pair of wins, beating Kristina Centenari of Wake Forest, and Joan van Lochem of Furman.

Choo will play Libert's Mariely Hassey Saturday for a trip to the A-1 Singles flight finals, while Brumit will take on Liberty's Evangeline Crist for a spot in the A-3 Singles flight finals.

In doubles play, Choo and Markesini will vie for a spot in the A-1 Doubles finals against Emilia Granstrom and Andreanna Christopoulou of Western Kentucky. Viccars and Brumit will face Taylor Casey and Olivia Lucas of Elon in the B-1 Doubles semifinals.

RESULTS

A-1 Singles

Lyn Yee Choo (ETSU) def. Terezo Heilova (Western Ky.), 6-1, 6-1

Lyn Yee Choo (ETSU) def. Xue Zhang (Wake Forest), 5-7, 6-3, 10-5

A-2 Singles

Megan McLinden (Western Carolina) def. Ionna Markesini (ETSU), 7-6 (5), 6-3

A-3 Singles

Jessica Brumit (ETSU) def. Kristina Centenari (Wake Forest), 6-0, 6-1

Jessica Brumit (ETSU) def. Joan van Lochem (Furman), 7-5, 6-1

B-1 Singles

Blaine Boaz (UNC Greensboro) def. Jayde Viccars (ETSU), 6-1, 6-4

A-1 Doubles

Choo/Markesini (ETSU) def. Von Stryk/Ruppert (USC Upstate), 8-1

B-1 Doubles

Viccars/Brumit (ETSU) def. Brooker/McNail (UNC Asheville), 8-2

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