Oct. 31, 2008
Tallahassee- Florida State concluded the first day of the Seminole Invitational having three players move on to their respective flight championships. Junior Jessica Sucupira (Wente) and sophomore’s Federica Suess and Katie Rybakova will compete in the flight championships Sunday at 8:15 a.m. in the Scott Speicher Tennis Center.
For the garnet singles bracket, No. 1 seed Rybakova defeated Air Force’s K. Eromin 6-1, 6-2 and Florida International’s L. Brito 6-3, 6-4 to put her at the flight championships on Sunday, November 2nd. No. 2 seeded junior Lauren Macfarlane also competed in the garnet bracket but was defeated twice.
In the gold singles bracket, No. 1 seeded Suess defeated Air Force’s C. Monreal 6-2, 6-4 and Denver’s U. Schnoy 6-2, 6-4. Suess will compete at the gold bracket championship Sunday beginning at 8:15a.m.
Sucupira represented the Seminoles in the black singles bracket when she defeated Air Force’s A. Mueller 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-1 and T. Smoke 6-2, 6-2 to put her in the black flight championships on Sunday.
Sophomore Bonny Davidson defeated Air Force’s M. Kiser 6-2, 6-0 in the white singles bracket. Davidson later fell to Florida International’s M. Vallasciani 3-6, 6-1, 6-4.
On the doubles front, Macfarlane and Suess defeated Air Force’s C. Abayan and T. Smoke, 8-2 in the garnet bracket.
The gold bracket consisted of Davidson and Sucupira (Wente) trumping Oregon’s C. Seremeta and S. Cavan, 8-1.
Senior Ania Rynarzewska will be unable to compete this weekend as she injured herself at practice.
The Seminoles return to action tomorrow morning beginning at 9:15 with doubles. For up-to-date results, go to www.seminoles.com.
Katie Rybakova defeated USAFA K. Eromin 6-1, 6-2.
Katie Rybakova defeated FIU L. Brito 6-3, 6-4.
Lauren Mcfarlane fell to C. Seremeta 6-4, 6-2.
Lauren Macfarlane fell to V. Zok 2-6, 6-2, 6-2.
Federica Suess defeated USAFA C. Monreal 6-2, 6-4.
Federica Suess defeated Denver’s U. Schnoy 6-2, 6-4.
Jessica Sucupira defeated USF A. Mueller 6-4, 6-7 (5)
Jessica Sucupira defeated USAFA T. Smoke 6-2, 6-2.
Bonny Davidson defeated USAFA M. Kiser 6-2, 6-0.
Bonny Davidson fell to FIU M. Vallasciani 3-6, 6-1, 6-4.
Macfarlane/Suess defeated USAFA Abayan/Smoke 8-2
Davidson/Sucupira defeated Oregon Seremeta/Cavan 8-1.