Erofeeva, Szatkowska Capture Gold Doubles In South Bend
Oct. 3, 2010
The junior members of The University of Tulsa women's tennis team started by crushing Paulina Los and Dylan Windom of Kansas 8-1, and they finished the draw by taking down the host team of JoHanna Manningham and Kristen Rafael 8-4.
The duo also both reached the semifinals of the Gold Singles Draw. Erofeeva was able to move into the finals with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Julie Sabacinski of Notre Dame, but her teammate would not join her as Szatkowska lost to Jennifer Kellner of Notre Dame 7-5, 6-2.
Erofeeva lost to Kellner in the title match 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (9-7).
Seniors Alexandra Kichoutkin and Jo-Anne Karaitiana reached the finals of the Blue Doubles by defeating Chrissie McGaffigan and Sabacinski of Notre Dame 8-6. They lost in the finals to Kellner and Britney Sanders of Notre Dame 8-1.
Kichoutkin split her consolation matches in the Blue Draw, defeating Kara Cecil of Ohio State 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, but losing to Ohio State's Fidan Manashirova 3-1, retired. Karaitiana played in the Blue Back Draw and won both of her matches 6-1, 6-2. She defeated Tiffany Dittmer of Ohio State and Anastasia Dracheva of Miami.
Blue Draw Consolation
Alexandra Kichoutkin (TU) def. Kara Cecil (Ohio State) 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
Fidan Manashirova (Ohio State) def. Alexandra Kichoutkin (TU) 3-1, retired
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