Dreyer, Trubica Win Doubles Flight at Tribe Invitational

Oct. 6, 2012

Day Two Brackets Get Acrobat Reader

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Junior Claire Dreyer and freshman Anastasija Trubica won the Michelle O Doubles Flight, while another three Jayhawks advanced to a singles final on the second day of the Tribe Invitational, hosted by William & Mary.

Dreyer and Trubica needed a tiebreaker in their semifinal match Saturday morning to defeat Marshall’s Ellie Ball and Kai Broomfield, 9-8(3), before taking down Jacqueline Palmucci and Ruxandra Andriescu, 9-7, in the final.

Dreyer will also play in the Julie Shiflet Singles Flight title after cruising past Harvard’s Hannah Morrill, 6-3, 6-1, in round two. She faces Morrill’s teammate Crystal Yen in the final.

In the Megan Moulton-Levy Singles Flight, sophomore Maria Belen Ludueña won a three-set thriller over Maria Belaya of William & Mary, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5. Ludueña advanced to her flight final with the win, where she will play Virginia Commonwealth’s Olga Terteac.

Senior Victoria Khanevskaya also used a three-set comeback victory over James Madison’s Cara Wirth, 4-6, 7-6(5) to advance to the Marion Gengler Singles Flight final, where she will face Sarah Henderson of Penn State. All singles finals will begin at 9 a.m. on Sunday.

Kansas won seven of its 12 Saturday matches, with a 4-3 singles record and a 3-2 mark in doubles play.

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Day Two Results


Megan Moulton-Levy Flight

Ludueña (KU) def. Belaya (W&M) 3-6, 6-4, 7-5

Lauren Nikolaus Flight

Lin (Harvard) def. Cardona (KU) 6-1, 7-5

Cherie Dow Flight

Los (KU) def. Ball (MU) 6-1, 6-2

Julie Shiflet Flight

Dreyer (KU) def. Morrill (Harvard) 6-3, 6-1

Kristine Kurth Flight

Pinchoff (JMU) def. Fournier (KU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2

Margie Waters Flight

Gutierrez (NSU) def. Trubica (KU) Def.

Marion Gengler Flight

Khanevskaya (KU) def. Wirth (JMU) 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-1


Karen Van Der Merwe Flight

Consolation Semifinal: Los/Ludueña (KU) def. Oppinger/Timko (MU) 8-4

Consolation Final: McCluskey/Whiteaway (PSU) def. Los/Ludueña 8-6

Katrin Guenther Flight

Semifinal: Kong/Blosser (Harvard) def. Cardona/Fournier (KU) 8-5

Michelle O Flight

Semifinal: Trubica/Dreyer (KU) def. Broomfield/Ball (MU) 9-8(3)

Final: Trubica/Dreyer (KU) def. Andriescu/Palmucci (JMU) 9-7

Unofficial Doubles Match

Henderson (PSU)/Khanevskaya (KU) def. Graff/Batiste (NSU) 8-0