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Host Of Rebels Remain At Regionals

Oct. 12, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV women’s tennis team boasts three of the final 16 singles players and two of the final 16 doubles teams after a long day of action Thursday at the 2017 ITA Mountain Region Championships being played at the University of Utah’s George S. Eccles Tennis Center.

Aiwen Zhu, seeded eighth and ranked 83rd in the nation, won twice to advance. She first rallied past Madeline Almedia of BYU, 3-6, 6-1 6-3, and then got by Denver’s Hada Chang, 6-4, 7-6, later in the day.

Also moving through was Samantha Li, who downed Eli Amaudova of New Mexico State, 6-2, 6-2, and then finished off Julie Romney of Montana, 6-2, 6-3. The third Rebel still standing was En-Pei Huang, who got past Lindsay Harlas of New Mexico State, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, and then ousted seventh-seeded Alexia Petrovic of Utah, 6-4, 5-7, 6-3.

In doubles fourth-seeded Zhu and Huang outlasted BYU’s Mayci Jones and Taylah Beckman, 8-6, and Anna Bogoslavets and Li rolled by Utah’s Victoria Robertson and Petrovic, 8-2.

There will be two rounds of doubles followed by one round of singles Friday, weather permitting.

Members from 19 western teams are facing off as individuals through Sunday each day in both singles and doubles.


ITA MOUNTAIN REGION WOMEN’S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
George S. Eccles Tennis Center, Salt Lake City
Oct. 12, 2017

UNLV RESULTS

MAIN DRAW Singles Round of 64

(9-16) Samantha Li (UNLV) def. Eli Amaudova (NMSU) 6-2, 6-2 TJ Fumagalli (AFA) def. Mercedes Lopez (UNLV) 6-3, 6-1 (9-16) Anna Bogoslavets (UNLV) def. Tristen Bryant-Otake (UNC) 6-0, 6-2 (17-32) Jovana Kenic (UNLV) def. Maggie Chen (IDAHO) 2-6, 6-1, 6-1 #83 (6) Aiwen Zhu (UNLV) def. Madeline Almedia (BYU) 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 (17-32) Juliet Zhang (UNLV) def. Brigitte Beck (COLO) 6-1, 6-2 (17-32) En-Pei Huang (UNLV) def. Lindsay Harlas (NMSU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 (17-32) Izumi Asano (UNLV) def. Lilian Poling (BSU) 6-2, 7-6

Singles Round of 32

(9-16) Samantha Li (UNLV) def. Julie Romney (MT) 6-2, 6-3 (17-32) Kate Cusick (BYU) def. (9-16) Anna Bogoslavets (UNLV) (17-32) 6-4, 7-5 (9-16) Linda Huang (CU) def. (17-32) Jovana Kenic (UNLV) 6-0, 6-0 #83 (6) Aiwen Zhu (UNLV) def. (17-32) Hada Chang (DU) 6-4, 7-6 (4) Bianca Mok (DU) def. (17-32) Juliet Zhang (UNLV) 6-2, 6-0 (17-32) En-Pei Huang (UNLV) def. (7) Alexia Petrovic (UU) 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 (9-16) Anastasia Abramyan (BYU) def. (17-32) Izumi Asano (UNLV) 6-4, 7-0

Doubles Round of 32

(4) Aiwen Zhu/En-Pei Huang (UNLV) def. Mayci Jones/Taylah Beckman (BYU) 8-6 Anastasia Abramyan/Kate Cusick (BYU) def. Juliet Zhang/Izumi Asano (UNLV) 8-1 (9-16) Anna Bogoslavets/Samantha Li (UNLV) def. Victoria Robertson/Alexia Petrovic (UU) 8-2

 


 

 

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