LADY PIOS GO 1-1 ON ITA KICK-OFF WEEKEND

Jan. 29, 2017

The Lady Pioneers competed at the 2017 ITA Kick-Off Tournament this weekend, taking part in a regional draw that featured hosts Michigan in addition to Syracuse and Mississippi State. Denver went 1-1 at the event, falling to U-M on Saturday prior to capturing an impressive 4-0 win over SU on Sunday.

On Saturday, the No. 13-ranked doubles team of Julia O’Loughlin & Maureen Slattery upset Michigan’s No. 4-ranked tandem of Fahey/Najarian by a score of 6-4 while the duo of Gracia Mboko & Sonja Radosevic also earned a win, downing Team Patiuk/Lommer by a score of 6-2. Four wins by the Wolverines in singles play have U-M the team victory however.

In Sunday’s consolation showdown with Syracuse, Denver cruised to a 4-0 victory, winning all five of the teams’ completed matches including three straight-set singles Ws. Full results from both matches can be found below:

 

SATURDAY VS. MICHIGAN:

Singles

No. 1 -- No. 20 Kate Fahey (U-M) d. Julia O'Loughlin (DU), 6-2, 6-1

No. 2 -- No. 80 Brienne Minor (U-M) d. Bianca Mok (DU), 6-3, 6-0

No. 3 -- No. 60 Alex Najarian (U-M) vs. Maureen Slattery (DU), 6-7 (5), 2-2 abandoned

No. 4 -- No. 78 Chiara Lommer (U-M) d. Gracia Mboko (DU), 6-2, 6-0


 

 

No. 5 -- Mira Ruder-Hook (U-M) d. Sonja Radosevic (DU), 7-5, 6-1

No. 6 -- Valeria Patiuk (U-M) vs. Arisha Ladhani (DU), 4-6, 6-3 abandoned

Doubles

No. 1 -- No. 13 Julia O'Loughlin/Maureen Slattery (DU) d. No. 4 Kate Fahey/Alex Najarian (U-M), 6-4

No. 2 -- No. 29 Mira Ruder-Hook/Brienne Minor (U-M) d. Bianca Mok/Morgan Barnhill (DU), 6-0

No. 3 -- Gracia Mboko/Sonja Radosevic (DU) d. Valeria Patiuk/Chiara Lommer (U-M), 6-2

Order of Completion: Doubles 2-3-1; Singles 4-2-1-5

 

SUNDAY VS. SYRACUSE:

Singles

No. 1 -- Julia O'Loughlin (DU) vs. Gabriela Knutson (SU), 4-6, 6-3, 1-2 abandoned

No. 2 -- Bianca Mok (DU) vs. Miranda Ramirez (SU), 6-3, 5-6 abandoned

No. 3 -- Maureen Slattery (DU) d. Maria Tritou (SU), 6-2, 6-2

No. 4 -- Gracia Mboko (DU) vs. Dina Hegab (SU), 6-1, 6-6 abandoned

No. 5 -- Sonja Radosevic (DU) d. Ester Liba Mesh (SU), 6-1, 6-2

No. 6 -- Arisha Ladhani (DU) d. Nicole Mitchell (SU), 7-5, 6-2

Doubles

No. 1 -- No. 13 Julia O'Loughlin/Maureen Slattery (DU) d. Gabriela Knutson/Ester Liba Mesh (SU), 6-3

No. 2 -- Bianca Mok/Morgan Barnhill (DU) d. Maria Tritou/Nicole Mitchell (SU), 6-4

No. 3 -- Gracia Mboko/Sonja Radosevic (DU) vs. Miranda Ramirez/Dina Hegab (SU), 5-3 abandoned

 Order of Completion: Doubles 1-2; Singles 5-3-6

 

The Lady Pioneers will take on New Mexico and Colorado next weekend in Denver. Click HERE to view DU’s complete 2017 schedule.

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