Skoda and Hommell Eliminated From ITA Regional

Oct. 22, 2004

Tulsa, Okla. – The University of Kansas doubles team consisting of junior Christine Skoda and Lauren Hommell, was eliminated from the Wilson/ITA Regional tennis tournament on Friday, in Tulsa, Okla., at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.

Skoda and Hommell were defeated by the number four seed, Kendra Strandemo and Jessica Vanderdys from Colorado, 8-1, in the second round of doubles competition.

In consolation singles action, Hommell lost a hard-fought tie-breaker to Ana Renda, from the University of Saint Louis, 7-5, 4-6, 10-7. Skoda was dropped by Nebraska’s Ewelina Skaza, 6-4, 6-2.

The completion of ITA Regional marks the end of the `Hawks fall session of play.


Doubles Round of 32

No. 4 Kendra Strandemo/Jessica Vanderdys (CU) def. Lauren Hommell/Christine Skoda (KU), 8-1

Consolation Singles

Ewelina Skaza (NEB) def. Christine Skoda (KU), 6-4, 6-2

Ana Renda (SLU) def. Lauren Hommell (KU), 7-5, 4-6, 10-7