DePaul Women's Tennis Continues Romeoville, Ill. Tournament
Sophomore Carolin Neumann (pictured) and Matea Cutura will meet in an all-DePaul final in Sunday's Flight A Championship

Sept. 30, 2012

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ROMEOVILLE, Ill. - The DePaul women's tennis team wrapped up day two with a 9-2 singles mark at the DePaul/Lewis University Invitational on Saturday, September 29 at Romeoville High School.

It will be an all-DePaul finals in both Flight A and Flight B, as Matea Cutura reached the finals of Flight A with a pair of wins over Chicago State's Karyn Emeralda and UIC's Haley Craig. Carolin Neumann continued to roll, and will join Cutura in the final match on Sunday, defeating Natalia Kuvakina of UIC and teammate Ana Vladutu in a competitive match.

Kelsey Lawson and Rebeca Mitrea also won two matches to advance to face each other in the championship of Flight B singles on Sunday. Lawson took her first match, 6-0, 6-1, over Bailey of Milwaukee and proceeded to defeat Illinois State's Phyllis Tigges 6-3, 6-3. Mitrea was a 6-1, 6-0 winner over Valpo's Kristin Zakiewicz and then took a 6-1, 7-5 decision from UIC's Jana Knoppe.

Match play is scheduled to finish beginning at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 30 at Romeoville High School.

Flight A Singles (4-1)
Matea Cutura (DePaul) def. Emeralda (Chicago State) 6-2, 6-1
Matea Cutura (DePaul) def. Craig (UIC) 6-3, 6-4
Carolin Neumann (DePaul) def. Kuvakina (UIC) 6-4, 6-1
Carolin Neumann (DePaul) def. Ana Vladutu (DePaul) 7-6 (4), 6-4
Ana Vladutu (DePaul) def. Marx (Illinois State)

Flight B Singles (4-0)
Kelsey Lawson (DePaul) def. Bailey (Milwaukee) 6-0, 6-1
Kelsey Lawson (DePaul) def. Tigges (Illinois State) 6-3, 6-3
Rebeca Mitrea (DePaul) def. Zakiewicz (Valpo) 6-1, 6-0
Rebeca Mitrea (DePaul) def. Knoppe (UIC) 6-1, 7-5

Flight C Singles (1-1)
Zaina Sufi (DePaul) def. Colarossi (Milwaukee) 6-2, 6-4
Abello (Illinois State) def. Zaina Sufi (DePaul) 6-4, 2-6, 10-6

Flight D Singles (2-0)
Jarret Fisher (DePaul) def. A. Nisbet (Illinois State) 6-1, 6-2
Jarret Fisher (DePaul) def. Alvarez (NIU) 6-0, 4-6, 1-0 (4)
Perez (Chicago State) def. Zhavia Gray (DePaul) 6-2, 6-1

Flight A Doubles (2-2)
Vladutu/Neumann (DePaul) def. Marx/Tigges (ISU) 8-5
Kranczicki/Lanstiak (Lewis) def. Vladutu/Neumann (DePaul) 8-5
Cutura/Mitrea (DePaul) def. Emeralda/Perez (CSU) 8-3
Soule/Colarossi (M) def. Cutura/Mitrea (DePaul) 8-5

Flight B Doubles (1-0)
Gray/Fisher (DePaul) def. Mills/Wetmore (Northern Illinois) 8-3

2012 Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships - Pre-qualifying singles (1st Round)
Alexandra Perper (Mississippi State) def. Patricia Fargas (DePaul) 7-6(6), 6-2



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