Vickers Leads Golden Hurricane At Regional Championship
Oct. 20, 2012
TULSA, OKla. -
Junior Samantha Vickers won three matches today to lead the Tulsa women’s tennis squad at the USTA/ITA Central Regional Championship on Saturday, October 20, at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
Vickers, the tournament’s No. 2 seed, powered by Morven McCulloch of Iowa 6-3, 6-4, to move onto the quarterfinals in singles play. She will face Nebraska’s Stefanie Weinstein tomorrow morning.
In doubles play, Vickers teamed up with sophomore Isaura Enrique and defeated two foes today. The Tulsa tandem defeated Rachel Stuhlmann and Madison Rhyner of Missouri 8-5 in the third round before defeating the tournament’s No. 1 doubles duo in OSU’s Malika Rose and Kanyapat Narattana 8-4 in the quarterfinals. Vickers and Enrique will face Whitney Richie and Hermon Brhane tomorrow in the semifinals.
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USTA/ITA Central Region Championships
Michael D. Case Tennis Center
Saturday, October 20, 2012 - Results
Main Draw Doubles Third Round
Malika Rose/Kanyapat Narattana (OSU) def. Carol Benito/Belin Rivera (TU) 8-2
Sam Vickers/Isaura Enrique (TU) def. Rachel Sthulmann/Madison Rhyner (MU) 8-5
Melanie Delsart/Anastacia Simons (SIU) def. Michelle Farley/Saana Saarteinen (TU) 9-7
Main Draw Doubles Quarterfinals
Sam Vickers/Isaura Enrique (TU) def. Malika Rose/Kanyapat Narattana (OSU) 8-4
Main Draw Singles Third Round
Petra Niedermayerova (KSU) def. Isuara Enrique (TU) 7-6, 6-2
Sam Vickers (TU) def. Morven McCulloch (Iowa) 6-3, 6-4
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