Women's Tennis Wraps Up First Day at All-American Championships

Sept. 30, 2012


Prequalifying Singles 1 2 3
First Round
Alyssa Hibberd 6 6 -
Elena Najera 3 4 -
Rachel Stuhlmann 3 6 6
No. 115 Tiffany Welcher 6 4 4
Second Round
Millie Nichols 3 6 6
Alyssa Hibberd 6 1 4
Prequalifying Doubles
First Round
Melissa Cecil/Hannah Dake 8
Kelly Gray/Caroline Wegner 1

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Sophomore Alyssa Hibberd was the lone Lady Tiger to advance to the second round of the prequalifying draw Saturday at the ITA All-American Championships on the campus of UCLA. Hibberd dispatched Utah's Elena Najera, 6-3, 6-4, in the first round before falling to TCU's Millie Nichols, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, in the second round.

Senior Tiffany Welcher was eliminated from singles play after dropping her first match of the season to Missouri's Rachel Stuhlmann, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, in the first round of the prequalifying draw. Welcher will return to the court Thursday, Oct. 4 when she and Hibberd compete in the main draw in doubles play.

In doubles action, senior Kelly Gray and freshman Caroline Wegner were defeated by Air Force's Melissa Cecil and Hannah Dake, 8-1, to end their run at the championships.


 

 

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