Trio Of Rebels Double Up On Wins Friday
 
Aleksandra Josifoska was one of three Rebels to advance to the Round of 16 at the ITA Mountain Regional.
Aleksandra Josifoska was one of three Rebels to advance to the Round of 16 at the ITA Mountain Regional.
 
 
 

Oct. 12, 2012

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - Three UNLV tennis players are still alive in the singles draw after Friday's third day of action at the 2012 USTA/ITA Division I Women's Mountain Regional Championships, which are being held this week at the Fertitta Tennis Complex.

Lucia Batta, ranked 43rd and seeded first here, advanced to the Round of 16 by defeating Utah State's Hillary Hays 6-3, 6-0 and then Boise State's Sammie Watson 6-1, 6-0. She is joined by teammate Aleksandra Josifoska, ranked 89th and seeded second, took care of Wyoming's Christa Gecheva 6-2, 6-1 before making quick work of Utah State's Jaci West 6-1, 6-0.

One other Lady Rebel that is still alive is Nives Pavlovic, who defeated Colorado State's Mollie Cooper 6-1, 6-2 prior notching a win over Montana's Ashley Mackey 6-0, 6-3.

More than 120 women's collegiate tennis players are competing this week at UNLV as part of 24 USTA/ITA Regional Championships for NCAA Division I men and women taking place over these middle two weekends of October at campuses throughout the country. The singles and doubles champions from the regionals will advance to the 2012 USTA/ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships, taking place November 8-11, at the indoor facilities at the USTA-Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

ITA MOUNTAIN REGION WOMEN'S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Fertitta Tennis Complex, Las Vegas

TEAM ABBREVIATION KEY
Air Force (AFA) - Boise State (BSU) - Brigham Young (BYU) - Colorado (CU) - Colorado State (CSU) Denver (DU) - Idaho (ID) - Idaho State (ISU) - Montana (UM) - Montana State (MSU) - Nevada, Reno (UNR) - New Mexico (UNM) - New Mexico State (NMSU) - Northern Arizona (NAU) - Northern Colorado (UNC) - UNLV (UNLV) - Utah (UU) - Utah State (USU) - Weber State (WSU) - Wyoming (WYO)

 

 

MAIN DRAW
SECOND ROUND SINGLES (FRIDAY, OCT. 12)
#43 Lucia Batta (1) (UNLV) def. Hillary Hays (USU) 6-3, 6-0
Sammie Watson (BSU) def. Steffi Rath (DU) 6-4, 7-6
Haley Driver (UM) def. Abby Stevens (CSU) 6-2, 6-4
Ginet Pinero (17-24) (NMSU) def. Alexis Garrett (UNLV) 6-3, 6-1
Sophie Bergner (5) (DU) def. Natasha Smith (UU) 5-7, 6-3, 6-1
Stephanie Catlin (UNC) def. Michelle Warwick (WSU) 7-6, 6-0
McKenzie Davis (9-16) (USU) def. Char Hjalmarsson (MSU) 6-1, 6-1
Alexander Kovacs (17-24) (WYO) def. Aubrey Paul (BYU) 6-2, 6-4
Sarah Pham (3) (UU) def. Morgan Anderson (BYU) 6-4, 6-2
Sasa Nemcova (WYO) def. Teal Vosburgh (BSU) 6-4, 6-3
Michelle Okhremchuk (9-16) (UNR) def. Kristi Elmer (WSU) 6-0, 6-3
Winde Janssens (CU) def. Annett Ferenczi-Bako (UNLV) 7-5, 4-6, 6-1
Michaela Bezdickova (UNM) (8) def. Christina Molina (AFA) 6-0, 6-1
Mandy Van Der Eerenbeemt (DU) def. Elizabeth Tapia (UNC) 7-5, 6-4
Simona Synkova (9-16) (WYO) def. Denise Van Der Ben (NMSU) 6-1, 6-3
Sandy Vo (17-24) (BSU) def. Heather Davidson (UM) 6-4, 6-2
Marlena Pietzuch (17-24) (BSU) def. Ella Bourchier (UNLV) 6-2, 6-3
Jessica Parizher (WYO) def. Callie Craig (9-16) (UU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
Janine Erasmus (UNLV) def. Kendall Heitzner (CSU) 6-4, 6-2
Veronica Popovici (6) (WYO) def. Emma Isberg (DU) 5-7, 6-0, 6-1
Julyette Steur (17-24) (CU) def. Alice Pacaut (NAU) 6-7, 6-1, 6-0
Desiree Tran (BYU) def. Sophie Stevens (UNR) 2-6, 6-2, 6-4
Ashley Mackey (UM) def. Melissa Cecil (AFA) 6-1, 6-4
Nives Pavlovic (4) (UNLV) def. Mollie Cooper (CSU) 6-1, 6-2
Johanna Vang (NAU) def. Lisa Roslanova (NMSU) 6-0, 7-5
Emma Verberne (9-16) (UNR) def. Sasha Carter (UM) 6-7, 6-0, 6-4
Iren Kotseva (UNLV) def. Chrissie Hoolahan (UNC) 6-1, 6-3
Tereza Berkova (7) (UU) def. Morgan Basil (BSU) 6-0, 6-2
Almundena Sanz (17-24) (ID) def. Natalie Heffron (CSU) 1-6, 6-3, 6-4
Elena Najera (9-16) (UU) def. Tiffany Tran (9-16) (AFA) 6-4, 6-4
Jaci West (USU) def. Mary Meyers (AFA) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
#89 Aleksandra Josifoska (2) (UNLV) def. Christa Gecheva (WYO) 6-2, 6-1

THIRD ROUND SINGLES (FRIDAY, OCT. 12) #43 Lucia Batta (1) (UNLV) def. Sammie Watson (BSU) 6-1, 6-0 Haley Driver (UM) def. Ginet Pinero (17-24) (NMSU) 6-3, 6-2 Sophie Bergner (5) (DU) def. Stephanie Catlin (UNC) 6-3, 6-1 Alexander Kovacs (17-24) (WYO) def. McKenzie Davis (9-16) (USU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 Sarah Pham (3) (UU) def. Sasa Nemcova (WYO) 6-2, 6-3 Michelle Okhremchuk (9-16) (UNR) def. Winde Janssens (CU) 6-2, 6-3 Michaela Bezdickova (UNM) (8) def. Mandy Van Der Eerenbeemt (DU) 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 Sandy Vo (17-24) (BSU) def. Simona Synkova (9-16) (WYO) 6-4, 7-6 Marlena Pietzuch (17-24) (BSU) def. Jessica Parizher (WYO) 6-2, 6-1 Veronica Popovici (6) (WYO) def. Janine Erasmus (UNLV) 6-7, 6-0, 6-0 Desiree Tran (BYU) def. Julyette Steur (17-24) (CU) 7-6, 6-4 Nives Pavlovic (4) (UNLV) def. Ashley Mackey (UM) 6-0, 6-3 Emma Verberne (9-16) (UNR) def. Johanna Vang (NAU) 6-4, 6-4 Tereza Berkova (7) (UU) def. Iren Kotseva (UNLV) 6-3, 6-3 Almundena Sanz (17-24) (ID) def. Elena Najera (9-16) (UU) 6-4, 6-4 #89 Aleksandra Josifoska (2) (UNLV) def. Jaci West (USU) 6-1, 6-0

 
Online Store