Netters ‘double’ up in weekend workout
Posted: Friday, October 5, 2012 12:00 pm
Two doubles flight championships against Ohio Valley Conference schools at the Austin Peay Fall Invitational highlighted another successful weekend for the UT Martin tennis team.
Katie McCall and Johanie Van Zyl were crowned victors in Flight Two doubles competition, while Anna Marie Herbold and Ivon Simic went a perfect 4-0 on their way to the Flight Three doubles title.
McCall and Van Zyl posted victories over Evansville’s Gaby Fifer and Emily Richardson (8-5) and Southeast Missouri’s Heather Robinson and Lauren Schaper (8-3) to advance to the finals. In the championship match, the Skyhawk tandem came away with an 8-3 victory over Eastern Kentucky’s Marcela Jimenez and Kristina Labeja.
Herbold and Simic downed Jovana Karac and Julie Covington from Austin Peay to start their run through the Flight Three title. UT Martin’s duo then defeated Carolina Barboza and Alex Crofford from Western Kentucky (8-6) as well as Southeast Missouri’s Jessica Courtnell and Melissa Martin (8-1). Herbold and Simic then posted an 8-3 win in the finals over Eastern Kentucky’s Amandine Faouzi and Carmen Rodriguez. Published in The WCP 10.4.12