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Josifoska Stuns Nation's No. 12 Player

Aleksandra Josifoska has won five of six singles matches at the Riviera event.

Aleksandra Josifoska has won five of six singles matches at the Riviera event.

Oct. 5, 2012

Results

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. (UNLVRebels.com) - Aleksandra Josifoska, ranked 89th in the nation, won two matches Friday, including upsetting the 12th-ranked player in the nation, at the 2012 Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships.

Playing in the morning round of the consolation draw at the Riviera Country Club, the junior bolted past No. 12 Katie Turvy of Northwestern, 6-2, 6-3. Josifoska then came back out in the afternoon and fought off Whitney Kay of North Carolina, 7-6 (8-6), 7-5.

She will now face the top seed at the event, fourth-ranked Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar of Texas A&M, Saturday at noon PT.

UNLV's other representative at the elite event, 43rd-ranked Lucia Batta, lost in the morning round, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, to No. 17 Cristina Stancu of Texas A&M.

 

 

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