October 23, 2012

KVITASHVILI, RAMS WRAP UP FALL SEASON AT ITA ATLANTIC REGIONALS

EVENT: ITA Regionals (Blacksburg, Va.)

HOW IT HAPPENED:
  • Sophomore Salome Kvitashvili won a pair of matches to pace the Rams at the ITA Regionals at Virginia Tech over the weekend. Kvitashvili defeated Vroni Van Berlo (Maryland) and Karolyn Timko () on her way to the quarterfinals.
  • Freshman Olga Barscheuskaya also picked up a win in the event. She beat UMBC's Kim Berahaus, 6-1, 3-6, 6-1.
  • On the doubles side, the team of senior Josefin Hjertquist and Barscheuskaya advanced to the quarterfinals. The duo defeated a team from Old Dominion and Georgetown.

The Results

Sophomore Salome Kvitashvili
W, Vroni Van Berlo, Maryland, (6-2, 6-1)
W, Karolyn Timko, Marshall (6-0, 6-3)
L, Li Xi, Virginia (6-4, 6-0)

Freshman Olga Barscheheuskaya
W, Kim Berghaus, UMBC (6-1, 3-6, 6-1)
L, Allie Ball Marshall (4-6, 6-3, 6-2)

Senior Josefin Hjertquist
L, Katelyn Stokes, Howard (3-6, 6-4, 6-3)

Junior Olga Terteac
L, Katherine Whiteway, Penn State (6-4, 4-6, 6-1)

Doubles:

Kvitashvili/Terteac
W, Wickman/Wickman, Pittsburgh (8-1)
L, Zaprazna/Voscekova, Marshall (8-4)

Hjertquist/Barscheheuskaya
W, Khmolovska/Vukovic, Old Dominion (8-5)
W, Commoli/Sekely, Georgetown (8-6)
L, Li Xi/Nauta, Virginia (8-2) 

What's Ahead
The ITA Regionals concluded the Rams fall schedule. Their first spring event will be the VCU 4x1 Invitation Jan. 18-21.
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