Red Wolves Tennis Competes at Wichita State Fall Classic

WICHITA, Kan. (9/18/09) - The Arkansas State women's tennis team posted a doubles win in the first round of play at the Wichita State University Fall Classic Friday in Wichita, Kan.

The first day of competition began with a round of 16 doubles competition.  ASU's Maria Alemán and Tina Ojdanic fell to Oklahoma State's Alisa Buslaieva and Iryna Khatsko 8-1 before Jenny Herring and Ronè van Wyk topped Arkansas' Lindsey Gray and Adriana Nieto 8-4 to move on to the quarterfinals in doubles play.

In the quarterfinals, Herring and van Wyk dropped an 8-3 decision to OSU's Sasha Belova and Natalyia Shatkovskaya.

In Flight A of singles action, Herring dropped a 6-1, 6-0 decision to Khatsko, and van Wyk fell to Kansas State's Maryna Chumak 6-4, 6-4.  Brittany Parks of Oklahoma shut out ASU's Andreea Georgescu 6-0, 6-0 in Flight B.

The Red Wolves will continue play at the WSU Fall Classic Saturday.

DOUBLES: Round of 16 results

Buslaieva/Khatsko (OSU) def. Aleman/Ojdanic (ASU), 8-1

Koenen/Paulson (Ark) def. Huljev/Sertic (KSU), 8-3

Parks/Tsertsvadze (OU) def. Cristello/Simmons (OSU), 8-5

Herring/Van Wyk (ASU) def. Gray/Nieto (Ark), 8-4

Hanisch/Lazaroiu (WSU) def. Chumak/Vieira (KSU), 8-3

DOUBLES: Quarterfinals Results

Budiharto/Dalmacio (WSU) def. Buslaieva/Khatsko (OSU), 8-5

Koenen/Paulson (Ark) def. Parks/Tsertsvadze (OU), 8-6

Belova/Shatkovskaya (OSU) def. Herring/Van Wyk (ASU), 8-3

Connelly/Constantinescu (OU) def. Hanisch/Lazaroiu (WSU), 9-7

SINGLES: Round of 16 Results (Flight A)

Constantinescu (OU) def. Sertic (KSU), 6-2, 6-0

Belova (OSU) def. Lazaroiu (WSU), 2-6, 6-1, 6-3

Shatkovskaya (OSU) def. Paulson (Ark), 6-4, 6-7 (7), 6-2

Hanisch (WSU) def. Connelly (OU), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2

Khatsko (OSU) def. Herring (ASU), 6-1, 6-0

Budiharto (WSU) def. Huljev (KSU), 6-4, 6-3

Chumak (KSU) def. Van Wyk (ASU), 6-4, 6-4

Dalmacio (WSU) def. Koenen (Ark), 7-6, 6-2

SINGLES: Round of 16 Results (Flight B)

Parks (OU) def. Georgescu (ASU), 6-0, 6-0

Wakim (WSU) def. Gray (Ark), 6-3, 7-5

Tsertsvadze (OU) def. Cristello (OSU), 6-2, 6-4

Simmons (OSU) def. Vieira (KSU), 6-3, 8-6

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