Oct. 10, 2009
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Notre Dame women’s tennis team competed at the both the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships and the Wildcat Fall Invitational Saturday.
Sophomore Kristy Frilling and senior Kali Krisik upset California’s second-ranked and top-seed Mari Andersson and Jana Juricova, 9-8 (7), in the consolation bracket at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championship. The 15th-ranked Irish duo will take on Clemson’s No. 14 Josipa Bek and Ina Hadziselmovic Sunday at 9 a.m. (PT).
Singles action got underway Saturday at the Wildcat Fall Invitational hosted by Northwestern.
In Flight A action, sophomore Kristen Rafael dropped her first-round match to South Carolina’s Anya Morgina, 6-1, 0-6, 6-3, before battling Akron’s Angelica Jogasuria to three sets in the consolation bracket. Rafael took the first set 6-2, before Jogasuria won the second, 6-2. Rafael fought to a tiebreaker in the third set, eventually losing 6-7. Rafael will take on Oklahoma’s Teona Tsertsvadze Sunday.
In Flight B, senior Cosmina Ciobanu fell behind, 6-4, to South Carolina’s Josefin Andersson before the match was retired. Freshman Christine McGaffigan also saw her Flight A match retired at 0-1 to South Carolina’s Ana Marija Zubori.
Final results from both tournaments will be available at www.und.com.
Riviera/ITA All-American Championship Results
Doubles Consolation Bracket
#15 Frilling/Krisik (ND) def. #2 Andersson/Juricova (Cal) 9-8 (7)Wildcat Fall Invitational Results
Ana Marija Zubori (SC) def. Christine McGaffigan (ND) 1-0, ret.
Anya Morgina (SC) def. Kristen Rafael (ND) 6-1, 0-6, 6-3
Angelica Jogasuria (AKR) def. Kristen Rafael (ND) 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (6)Flight BJosefin Andersson (SC) def. Cosmina Ciobanu (ND) 6-4, ret.