UTSA collects seven victories on first day of Roadrunners Fall Invitational
SAN ANTONIO — UTSA netted a total of seven victories, including four in doubles play, on Friday at the Roadrunners Fall Invitational.
Freshmen Jacobea Junger and Alena Shichkova each picked up wins in both doubles and singles competition.
Junger teamed up with junior Isabelle Jonsson for an 8-5 triumph during the opening session of doubles action and she then defeated Texas-Pan American’s Anastasia Burobina in straight sets (6-0, 6-2).
Meanwhile, Shichkova and sophomore Daniela Garcia-Diaz earned an 8-5 victory in the second doubles session and the Quito, Ecuador, native collected a 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 win against Texas State’s Monica Pieratt.
The doubles teams of senior Mariel Maffezzolli and sophomore Irene Gandara Gonzalez and senior Kavya Menon and freshman Miranda Poile also recorded wins. Senior Natalie Hand picked up a straight-sets victory in singles competition in the final set of contests.
Tournament play continues at 9 a.m. on Saturday.
Roadrunners Fall Invitational
Kahts/Collins (TXST) def. Maciolek/Hand (UTSA) 8-3
Menon/Poile (UTSA) def. Lavrijssen/Perez (UTPA) 8-1
Baldree/Pieratt (TXST) def. Junger/Jonsson (UTSA) 8-4)
Van Den Bergh/Bernes (TXST) def. Maffezzolli/Gandara Gonzalez (UTSA) 8-4
Garcia-Diaz/Shichkova (UTSA) def. Fatchikova/Chrastecka (UTPA) 8-5
Francesca Bernes (TXST) def. Lynsey Maciolek (UTSA) 6-1, 6-1
Melissa Hadad (TXST) def. Isabelle Jonsson (UTSA) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)
Jacobea Junger (UTSA) def. Anastasia Burobina (UTPA) 6-0, 6-2
Mariana Perez (TXST) def. Kavya Menon (UTSA) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)
Alena Shichkova (UTSA) def. Monica Pieratt (TXST) 7-6 (7-5), 6-3
Berenice Van Den Bergh (TXST) def. Irena Gandara Gonzalez (UTSA) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2
Rachel Baldree (TXST) def. Miranda Poile (UTSA) 6-2, 6-1
Natalie Hand (UTSA) def. Manon Lavrijssen (UTPA) 6-1, 6-2