CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2018) – Junior Andrea Pascual-Larrinaga (Basauri, Spain) had a successful day at the 2018 ITA Regional Championships. She defeated Johanna Silva from Tennessee 6-4, 6-3 and then moved on to defeat Seirra Shimizu from Purdue 2-6, 7-6 (6), 7-5. Both were seeded opponents and Pascual-Larrinaga will move on to play Vanderbilt’s Christina Rosca in round 16 at 9:00 a.m.
Pascual-Larrinaga carried her momentum over to doubles play. She paired with Alejandra Morales (Santiago, Chile) and the duo defeated Elizabeth Rozin and Katja Dijanezevi 8-2. They will take on conference foe Chattanooga tomorrow.
Yi Chi Ma (Kaohsiung, Taiwan) first picked up a win over Makenzie Myers from Miami-OH 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-4, but fell to Sadie Hammond from Tennessee 6-4, 6-3. Raquel Amaro (Caracas, Venezuela) also went 1-1 on the day after defeating Cincinnati’s Ioana Gunca 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, but then was defeated by Akvile Parazinskaite from Kentucky.
Lastly, Yunen Elizarraras earned a win in the singles consolation draw after defeating Madison Riley from Wright State 6-1, 6-4.
OHIO VALLEY WOMEN MAIN DRAW
Andrea Pascual-Larrinaga def. Johanna Silva (Tennessee), 6-4, 6-3
Sena Suswam (Louisville) def. Laylo Bakhodirova, 6-2, 4-6, 6-1
Andrea Pascual-Larrinaga def. Seirra Shimizu (Purdue), 2-6, 7-6 (6), 7-5
Saturday, 9:00 a.m.
Andrea Pascual-Larrinaga vs. Christina Rosca (Vanderbilt)
OHIO VALLEY WOMEN DOUBLES
Hailey Morgan/Madison Riley (Wright State) def. Laylo Bakhodirova/Yi Chi Ma, 8-7 (4)
OHIO VALLEY WOMEN DOUBLES CONSOLATION
Rebecca Herrington/Sarah Swiderski def. Raquel Amaro/Yunen Elizarras, 8-2
Alejandra Morales/Andrea Pascual-Larrinaga def. Elizabeth Rozin/Katja Dijanezevi, 8-2
Alejandra Morales/Andrea Pascual-Larrinaga vs. Polina Goloputova/Emma Van Hee (Chattanooga)
2018 ITA REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Yi Chi Ma def. Makenzie Myers (Miami-OH), 6-7(3), 6-2, 6-4
Viktoriya Dzyuba (Lipscomb) def. Alejandra Morales, 6-1, 6-3
Sadie Hammond (Tennessee) def. Yi Chi Ma, 6-4, 6-3
Raquel Amarao vs. Ioana Gunca (Cincinnati), 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
Akvile Parazinskaite (Kentucky) def. Raquel Amaro, 6-4 ,6-3
Yunen Elizarraras def. Madison Riley (Wright State), 6-1, 6-4
Yunen Elizarraras vs. Alexis Merrill (Kentucky)
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