Three Blue Demons Advance to Main Draw on Day Two of USTA/ITA Regionals
Oct. 19, 2012
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The DePaul women's tennis team continued play at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regionals on Friday, beginning the day with three qualifier wins before picking up three main draw doubles wins.
The singles main draw gets underway on Saturday, and seven total Blue Demons will be participating after Ana Vladutu, Rebeca Mitrea and Kelsey Lawson all got through their qualifying matches with relative ease on Friday.
Vladutu defeated Notre Dame's Julie Sabacinski 6-4, 6-4 before Mitrea took her match with Marta Burak of Youngstown State, 7-6 (2), 6-2. Lawson punched her ticket to the main draw with a 6-3, 6-3 decision over Anita Henestrosa of IPFW.
In doubles, Vladutu and Mitrea teamed up for a pair of wins to advance to the round of 16. In their first round match, the pair got past a Western Illinois duo 8-1. In the round of 32, Vladutu and Mitrea were 8-2 winners over Dana Shannon and Kelly Fritz of Milwaukee.
Doubles Main Draw
Qualifying Consolation Match