Women’s tennis readies for ITA Ohio Valley Regional
Women’s tennis readies for ITA Ohio Valley Regional
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The regional in hosted in Murfreesboro, Tenn. from Oct. 12-16

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (October 11, 2017) – The ETSU women’s tennis team readies for the ITA Ohio Valley regional, which is hosted by Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The regional is slated for Oct. 12-16 at the Adams Tennis Complex.

There will be the Main Draw Singles, Main Draw Doubles, B Flight Singles, B Flight Doubles all throughout the regional.

Senior Ioanna Markesini (Athens, Greece) comes off her experience at the ITA All-American Championships. In her past outing at the Elon Fall Invitational, Alory Pereira (Sao Paulo, Brazil) had an impressive first outing making it all the way to the semi-finals finishing third. Markesini and Pereira went undefeated in doubles action. They will combine again to face Van Hee and Chalaganidze from Chattanooga at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday. Markesini earned a bye for tomorrow, but Pereira will compete solo at 11:30 a.m. when she competes against Lipscomb's Katerina Popova.

Jayde Viccars (Glen Waverly, Australia), Melissa Esguerra (Derrimutt, Australia), and Yi Chi Ma (Kaohsiung, Taiwan) also competed well for their first fall outing. 

Chi Ma and Esguerra will combine to take on Reichenbach and Bagerbasch from Xavier also at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday. Chi Ma then will play solo at 11:30 a.m. against Hanna Sohn from Memphis, while Esguerra takes on Indiana's Caitlin Bernard at 3:30 p.m.

Viccars will compete at 2:00 p.m. when she takes on Lesedi Jacobs from Kentucky. 

Note: All times listed are in eastern time. Links are listed in central time.

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