Women’s tennis begins season at Elon Fall Invitational
Women’s tennis begins season at Elon Fall Invitational
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Play begins at 11:00 a.m. on Friday

ELON, N.C. (September 14, 2017) – The ETSU women’s tennis team begins their fall season at the annual Elon Fall Tennis Invitational in Elon, N.C. The Invitational takes place Friday Sept. 15 through Sept. 17 at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center.

Play will begin on Friday, Sept. 15 at 11:00 a.m. and on Saturday and Sunday play starts at 9:00 a.m. Elon, Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, Emory, Longwood, N.C. Central, UNCG and UNCW will all be competing in the invitational

Under the leadership of Ricardo Rojas, the Bucs return a wealth of experience including Melissa Esguerra (Derrimtt, Australia), Jayde Viccars (Glen Waverley, Australia), Alory Pereira (Sao Paulo, Brazil), Ioanna Markesini (Athens, Greece), and Yi Chi Ma (Koahsiung, Taiwan). The only newcomer is freshman, Esther Guemes.

SINGLES DRAWS:

Maroon Draws: Friday, September 15 | 12:00 p.m. | Ioanna Markesini vs. Maria Zacarias (App. St.)

Friday, September 15 | 1:15 p.m. | Alory Periera vs. Nancy Bridges (UNCG)

Gold Draws: Friday, September 15 | 12:00 p.m. | Melissa Esguerra vs. Sophie Adams (UNCG)

Powell Draws: Friday, September 15 | 1:30 p.m. | Jayde Viccars vs. Celeste Matutue (UNCW)

Friday, September 15 | TBD | Esther Guemes vs. Kaori Terunuma (Longwood)

DOUBLES DRAWS:

Maroon Draws: Friday, September 15 | 11:00 a.m. | Periera/Markesini vs. Harding/Gonzalez-Rico (Emory)

Gold Draws: Friday, September 15 | 11:00 a.m. | Viccars/Esguerra vs. Swope/Machado (App. St.)

Powell Draws: Friday, September 15 | 11:00 a.m. | Ma/Guemes vs. Adams/Blythe (UNCG)

 

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