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Erofeeva, Vickers Reach Quarters at Central Region Championships

Sophomore Sam Vickers advanced to the quarterfinals of the singles Main Draw at the Central Region Championships Saturday.
Sophomore Sam Vickers advanced to the quarterfinals of the singles Main Draw at the Central Region Championships Saturday.
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Oct. 22, 2011

TULSA, Okla. - Senior Anastasia Erofeeva and sophomore Sam Vickers reached the quarterfinals of the singles Main Draw at the 2011 USTA/ITA Central Region Championships Saturday at Case Tennis Center.

Vickers, ranked No. 89 in the nation and seeded fourth in the tournament, cruised to a 6-0, 6-0 victory in her match with Nicole Long of Oklahoma.

Erofeeva, seeded seventh in the tourney and ranked No. 122 in the NCAA, dropped her first set, but rebounded to take down Whitney Ritchie of Oklahoma 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 6-2.

Isaura Enrique saw her brilliant run end in the Round of 16. The freshman member of the Golden Hurricane was the last remaining qualifier, and she fell 6-0, 6-0 to Mary Weatherholt of Nebraska.

Vickers will face Weatherholt in the quarterfinals Sunday at 10:30 a.m., while Erofeeva is set to face Sonja Molnar of Iowa at 10:30 a.m. Molnar is seeded second and ranked No. 65 in the nation.

Erofeeva also remains alive in doubles play with senior teammate Ewa Szatkowska. The fifth-seeded tandem dropped Weatherholt and Patricia Veresova 8-5 in the Round of 16, and then defeated Molnar and Shelby Talcott 9-7 in the quarterfinals. Molnar and Talcott defeated Enrique and senior Caroline Beaulieu 8-2 in the Round of 16.

Erofeeva and Szatkowska will meet Meghan Blevins and Mary Jeremiah of Oklahoma State at 8:30 a.m. on Court 6 indoors.

Vickers and senior Bonny Davidson lost to Kanyapat Narattana and Malika Rose of Oklahoma State 8-4.

2011 USTA/ITA WOMEN'S CENTRAL REGION TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Michael D. Case Tennis Center
Tulsa, Okla.

SUNDAY SCHEDULE Singles Quarterfinals (No. 89) #4 Sam Vickers (TLS) vs. Mary Weatherholt (Nebraska) on Court 3 Indoors - 10:30 a.m. (No. 122) #7 Anastasia Erofeeva (TLS) vs. (No. 65) #2 Sonja Molnar (Iowa) on Court 5 Indoors - 10:30 a.m.

Doubles Semifinals #5 Anastasia Erofeeva/Ewa Szatkowska (TLS) vs. Meghan Blevins/Mary Jeremiah (Oklahoma State) on Court 6 Indoors - 8:30 a.m.

SATURDAY RESULTS Main Draw Singles Round of 16 (No. 89) #4 Sam Vickers (TLS) def. Nicole Long (Oklahoma) 6-0, 6-0 (No. 122) #7 Anastasia Erofeeva (TLS) def. Whitney Ritchie (Oklahoma) 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 6-2 Mary Weatherholt (Nebraska) def. Isaura Enrique (TLS) 6-0, 6-0

Main Draw Doubles Round of 16 #5 Anastasia Erofeeva/Ewa Szatkowska (TLS) def. Patricia Veresova/Mary Weatherholt (Nebraska) 8-5 Sonja Molnar/Shelby Talcott (Iowa) def. Caroline Beaulieu/Isaura Enrique (TLS) 8-2 Kanyapat Narattana/Malika Rose (Oklahoma State) def. Bonny Davidson/Sam Vickers (TLS) 8-4

Quarterfinals #5 Anastasia Erofeeva/Ewa Szatkowska (TLS) def. Sonja Molnar/Shelby Talcott (Iowa) 9-7

Singles Consolation Draw First Round Michelle Farley (TLS) def. Maria Macedo (Iowa State) 6-4, 6-4 Maria Sant'Anna (TLS) def. Jennifer Dien (Southern Illinois) 6-1, 6-1 Ewa Szatkowska (TLS) def. Jamie Mera (Missouri) 6-1, 6-1

Round of 16 Michelle Farley (TLS) def. Biljana Milosevska (Arkansas State) 6-1, 6-0 Maria Sant'Anna (TLS) def. Madeline Jolly (Saint Louis) 6-1, 6-0 Bonny Davidson (TLS) def. Janie Nowland (Arkansas State) 6-7 (4-7), 6-2, 1-0 (10-3) Mary Jeremiah (Oklahoma State) def. Ewa Szatkowska (TLS) 6-2, 6-4