Dreyer, Trubica Win Doubles Flight at Tribe Invitational
Oct. 6, 2012
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Junior Claire Dreyer and freshman Anastasija Trubica won the Michelle O Doubles Flight, while another three Jayhawks advanced to a singles final on the second day of the Tribe Invitational, hosted by William & Mary.
Dreyer and Trubica needed a tiebreaker in their semifinal match Saturday morning to defeat Marshall’s Ellie Ball and Kai Broomfield, 9-8(3), before taking down Jacqueline Palmucci and Ruxandra Andriescu, 9-7, in the final.
Dreyer will also play in the Julie Shiflet Singles Flight title after cruising past Harvard’s Hannah Morrill, 6-3, 6-1, in round two. She faces Morrill’s teammate Crystal Yen in the final.
In the Megan Moulton-Levy Singles Flight, sophomore Maria Belen Ludueña won a three-set thriller over Maria Belaya of William & Mary, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5. Ludueña advanced to her flight final with the win, where she will play Virginia Commonwealth’s Olga Terteac.
Senior Victoria Khanevskaya also used a three-set comeback victory over James Madison’s Cara Wirth, 4-6, 7-6(5) to advance to the Marion Gengler Singles Flight final, where she will face Sarah Henderson of Penn State. All singles finals will begin at 9 a.m. on Sunday.
Kansas won seven of its 12 Saturday matches, with a 4-3 singles record and a 3-2 mark in doubles play.
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Day Two Results
Megan Moulton-Levy Flight
Ludueña (KU) def. Belaya (W&M) 3-6, 6-4, 7-5
Lauren Nikolaus Flight
Lin (Harvard) def. Cardona (KU) 6-1, 7-5
Cherie Dow Flight
Los (KU) def. Ball (MU) 6-1, 6-2
Julie Shiflet Flight
Dreyer (KU) def. Morrill (Harvard) 6-3, 6-1
Kristine Kurth Flight
Pinchoff (JMU) def. Fournier (KU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
Margie Waters Flight
Gutierrez (NSU) def. Trubica (KU) Def.
Marion Gengler Flight
Khanevskaya (KU) def. Wirth (JMU) 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-1
Karen Van Der Merwe Flight
Consolation Semifinal: Los/Ludueña (KU) def. Oppinger/Timko (MU) 8-4
Consolation Final: McCluskey/Whiteaway (PSU) def. Los/Ludueña 8-6
Katrin Guenther Flight
Semifinal: Kong/Blosser (Harvard) def. Cardona/Fournier (KU) 8-5
Michelle O Flight
Semifinal: Trubica/Dreyer (KU) def. Broomfield/Ball (MU) 9-8(3)
Final: Trubica/Dreyer (KU) def. Andriescu/Palmucci (JMU) 9-7
Unofficial Doubles Match
Henderson (PSU)/Khanevskaya (KU) def. Graff/Batiste (NSU) 8-0