Nov. 5, 2009
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Irish sophomore Kristy Frilling advanced to the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships round of 16 Thursday with a three-set victory over California’s Mari Andersson.
The 20th-ranked Frilling broke a 5-5 tie to win the first set, 7-5, but Andersson, the nation’s 26th-ranked singles player, was able to take the second, 6-4. In the final set, Frilling took an early lead before battling to a 6-3 win to capture the first-round victory.
Frilling was now face Washington’s No. 16 and eighth-seeded Venise Chan Friday at 10:30 a.m. in the round of 16.
Live stats for the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships are available at www.itatennis.com and complete results can be found at www.und.com following each match.
ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships Results
#20 Kristy Frilling (ND) def. #26 Mari Andersson (CAL) 7-5, 4-6, 6-3