Jan. 20, 2012
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The No. 22-ranked University of Tulsa women's tennis team compiled a 9-3 record on the first day of the Bulldog Invitational Friday at Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.
Tulsa boasted a 7-1 mark in singles action against Auburn, and the Golden Hurricane split four doubles matches with No. 30 Yale.
Senior Anastasia Erofeeva, ranked No. 78 in the country, led the way against Auburn in singles by defeating Jen Pfeifler 6-1, 6-1.
Sophomore Samantha Vickers, ranked No. 63, earned a 6-2, 6-3 win over Emily Flickinger, and senior Ewa Szatkowska defeated Paulina Schippers 6-3, 6-3.
Junior Michelle Farley topped Jackie Kasler 6-3, 6-2, while freshman Isaura Enrique dropped Plamena Kurteva 7-6, 6-7, 6-3.
Sophomore Maria Sant'Anna defeated Taylor Schreimann 6-3, 6-1, and senior Caroline Beaulieu defeated Taylor Cohen 6-3, 6-3.
The lone loss for the Golden Hurricane during singles play came from the sixth position when senior Bonny Davidson fell to Olivia Bennett 1-6, 6-2, 6-4.
Davidson and Vickers earned an 8-6 upset doubles win over No. 59 Annie Sullivan and Amber Li of Yale, and Beaulieu teamed with Mandy van den Eerenbeemt to pick up an 8-2 win over Sarah Guzick and Elizabeth Epstein.
No. 16-ranked Hanna Yu and Vicky Brook defeated Erofeeva and Szatkowska 8-5, while No. 39 Blair Seideman and Steph Kent topped Farley and Enrique 9-7.
Tulsa will face No. 61 Purdue in singles action at 9 a.m. and will then face Auburn in doubles at 12 p.m. Day Two of the tournament will take place Jan. 21.
Tennis Tournament Results
Jan 20, 2012 at New Haven, Conn. (Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center)
#78 Anastasia Erofeeva (Tulsa) def. Jen Pfeifler (Auburn) 6-1, 6-1
#63 Samantha Vickers (Tulsa) def. Emily Flickinger (Auburn) 6-2, 6-3
Ewa Szatkowska (Tulsa) def. Paulina Schippers (Auburn) 6-3, 6-3
Michelle Farley (Tulsa) def. Jackie Kasler (Auburn) 6-3, 6-2
Isaura Enrique (Tulsa) def. Plamena Kurteva (Auburn) 7-6, 6-7, 6-3
Olivia Bennett (Auburn) def. Bonny Davidson (Tulsa) 1-6, 6-2, 6-4
Maria Sant'Anna (Tulsa) def. Taylor Schreimann (Auburn) 6-3, 6-1
Caroline Beaulieu (Tulsa) def. Taylor Cohen (Auburn) 6-3, 6-3
#16 Hanna Yu/Vicky Brook (Yale) def. Anastasia Erofeeva/Ewa Szatkowska (Tulsa) 8-5
Bonny Davidson/Samantha Vickers (Tulsa) def. #59 Annie Sullivan/Amber Li (Yale) 8-6
#39 Blair Seideman/Steph Kent (Yale) def. Michelle Farley/Isaura Enrique (Tulsa) 9-7
Caroline Beaulieu/Mandy Eerenbeemt (Tulsa) def. Sarah Guzick/Elizabeth Epstein (Yale) 8-2
Elizabeth Epstein (Yale) - 8
Anastasia Erofeeva (Tulsa) - 8
Samantha Vickers (Tulsa) - 7
Lynda Xepolas (Purdue) - 7
Ewa Szatkowska (Tulsa) - 6
Mara Schmidt (Purdue) - 6
Michelle Farley (Tulsa) - 5
Annie Sullivan (Yale) - 5
Steph Kent (Yale) - 4
Isaura Enrique (Tulsa) - 4
Anna Dushkina (Purdue) - 3
Olivia Bennett (Auburn) - 3
Imosen Golder (Purdue) - 2
Maria Sant'Anna (Tulsa) - 2
Caroline Beaulieu (Tulsa) - 1
Hanna Yu (Yale) - 1
Yu/Brook (Yale) - 4
Rabot/Schmidt (Purdue) - 4
Vickers/Davidson (Tulsa) - 3
Pere/Golder (Purdue) - 3
Xepolas/Vidal (Purdue) - 2
Seideman/Kent (Yale) - 2
Beaulieu/Van Den Eerenbeent (Tulsa) - 1
Dushkina/Magi (Purdue) - 1
FORMAT OF PLAY
Each team will play three rounds of doubles and three rounds of singles. There will be eight flights in singles and four flights in doubles. Each day will consist of eight doubles matches and 16 singles matches. The third set will be played to completion in singles. Points will be allotted for each win based on the following decreasing point value to determine the champion (singles and doubles) at the end of the weekend.
Win at No. 1 position -- 8 points
Win at No. 2 position -- 7 points
Win at No. 3 position -- 6 points
Win at No. 4 position -- 5 points
Win at No. 5 position -- 4 points
Win at No. 6 position -- 3 points
Win at No. 7 position -- 2 points
Win at No. 8 position -- 1 point