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ITA Regional on tap for women's tennis
Thursday, October 12, 2017
By Russell Vannozzi
ITA Regional on tap for women's tennis

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- The Lipscomb women’s tennis team is back in action this week as they head to Murfreesboro for the ITA Ohio Valley Regional. The tournament begins on Thursday morning at the Adams Tennis Center on the campus of Middle Tennessee. 

Coach Jamie Aid said that having the tournament so close to campus provides an advantage for her team.

“We’re extremely happy to have the tournament so close,” Aid said. “It feels more like a home tournament.”

Five Lady Bisons will participate in the tournament, which runs through Monday.

“I’m very excited to see our girls play since we haven’t seen them in a match situation since Western Carolina (in mid-Sept.),” Aid said. “Our practices have been very specific over the past month. The team has great energy right now.”


ITA Ohio Valley Regional information

Dates: Thursday-Monday (Oct. 12-16)

Location: Adams Tennis Center (Murfreesboro, TN)

Participating teams: Lipscomb, Tennessee, Kentucky, Vanderbilt, Middle Tennessee, Austin Peay, Belmont, Cincinnati, Memphis, and Louisville among others

Divisions: Main Draw & B Flight singles and doubles

Tournament Draws:

Main Draw Singles

Kateryna Popova (Lipscomb) vs. Alory Pereira (ETSU), Thursday 10:30 a.m.

Madeleine Brooks (Lipscomb) vs. Claire Sullivan (Memphis), Thursday 2:00 p.m.

Main Draw Doubles

Denise Buberl/Thabile Tshatedi (Lipscomb) vs. Ghidotti/Abelson (Xavier), Thursday, 8:30 a.m.

B Flight Singles

Thabile Tshatedi (Lipscomb) vs. Sydney Power (Northern Kentucky), Thursday 12:30 p.m.

Kateryna Kandyba (Lipscomb) vs. Pragati Natraj (Tennessee State), Thursday 1:00 p.m.

Madeleine Brooks (Lipscomb) vs. first round bye

Denise Buberl (Lipscomb) vs. first round bye

B Flight Doubles

Kateryna Popova/Madeleine Brooks (Lipscomb) vs. Pascual-Larringa/Pereira (Evansville), Thursday 9:30 a.m.

Daily results will be avaliable on Middle's Tennessee tournment central page, and a full recap will be posted to following the conclusion of the tournament. Follow @LipscombWTen on Twitter for updates throughout the weekend.