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Tulsa Women Win Seven Matches on Day Two

Thalia Diaz-Barriga used a pair of wins to move to the finals at the Baylor Invitational.
Thalia Diaz-Barriga used a pair of wins to move to the finals at the Baylor Invitational.
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Sept. 17, 2006

Waco, Texas - The University of Tulsa's Thalia Diaz-Barriga used a pair of straight set wins on Saturday to advance to the White Draw finals at the Baylor Invitational in Waco, Texas.

Diaz Barriga defeated Abilene Christian's Sarah Drummond 6-3, 6-3 before dispatching with Texas-Arlington's Sofia Lifanova by the exact same score to advance to the finals.

Kindsay Grimes also picked up a pair of wins on day two, advancing to the Gold Draw Consolation finals after straight set wins over Sarah Summerfield of Wyoming and Julie Chao of Rice.

The doubles team of Julie Westfall and Diaz-Barriga advanced to the doubles Green Draw Consolation finals after an 8-1 win over the team of Navakova and Brown from Texas-Arlington. Carla Zabaleta and Grimes as well as Santie Delport and Marta Marcinkowska advanced to the semifinals of the Gold Draw and the Gold Draw Consolation, respectively.

Action at the Baylor Invitational will conclude on Sunday.


Gold Draw


Zabaleta/Grimes (Tulsa) def. Zrustova/Chmelarova (Baylor); 8-4

Gold Draw Consolation


Delport/Marcinkowska (Tulsa) def. Rodgers/Chao (Rice); 8-3

Green Draw Consolation


Westfall/Diaz-Barriga (Tulsa) def. Navakova/Brown (Texas-Arlington); 8-1

White Draw


Lazar/Summerfield (Wyoming) def. Santoro/Kuruc (Tulsa); 9-8 (8)


Gold Draw Consolation


Kindsay Grimes (Tulsa) def. Sarah Summerfield (Wyoming); 6-3, 7-6 (5)


Kindsay Grimes (Tulsa) def. Julie Chao (Rice); 6-2, 6-3



Green Draw


Aina Rafolomanantsiatosika (Abilene Christian) def. Santie Delport (Tulsa); 6-1, 6-3

Alanna Rodgers (Rice) def. Agostino Santoro (Tulsa); 6-4, 6-4

White Draw


Thalia Diaz-Barriga (Tulsa) def. Sarah Drummond (Abilene Christian); 6-3, 6-4


Thalia Diaz-Barriga (Tulsa) def. Sofia Lifanova (UTA); 6-3, 6-4

White Draw Consolation

Round of 16

Emily Braid (Rice) def. Julie Westfall (Tulsa); 5-7, 6-3, 1-0 (6)