VU tops Marshall, faces Clemson Sunday

Jan. 29, 2011


CLEMSON, S.C. – The Vanderbilt women’s tennis team advanced to the championship of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend with a 4-0 victory over Marshall Saturday afternoon. The ’Dores will Clemson on Sunday at 1 p.m. CT, with the winner of the championship match advancing to the ITA Team Indoor Championships.

The Commodores claimed the doubles point with wins on courts two and three. Chelsea Preeg and Jackie Wu battled to a 9-8(4) victory on court two after Vanderbilt and Marshall split matches one and three.

Preeg was leading Marshall’s Catherine Kellner, 6-4, 1-0 when Kellner retired which gave the Commodores a 2-0 lead. On court 4, Dillon defeated Kristina Kopricina, 6-4, 6-2, and Alex Leatu handed Dominika Zaprazna a 6-3, 6-0 defeat in the No. 2 match for Vanderbilt to claim the victory.

Lauren Mira and Keilly Ulery’s matches had not started yet before Vanderbilt won the match.

Live scoring for Sunday’s championship match will be available here.

No. 19 Vanderbilt 4, No. 53 Marshall 0
1. Kissell/Zaprazna (MU) def. No. 20 Dillon/Leatu (VU) 8-2
2. Preeg/Wu (VU) def. Kellner/Voscekova (MU) 9-8(4)
3. Mira/Ulery (VU) def. Kucin/Timko (MU) 8-2
Order of finish: 1, 3, 2

1. No. 83 Jackie Wu (VU) led No. 27 Michaela Kissell (MU) 6-4, 0-2
2. No. 50 Alex Leatu (VU) def. Dominika Zaprazna (MU) 6-3, 6-0
3. No. 89 Chelsea Preeg (VU) def. Catherine Kellner (MU) 6-4, 1-0 ret.
4. No. 64 Rachael Dillon (VU) def. Kristina Kopricina (MU) 6-4, 6-2
5. No. 119 Lauren Mira (VU) vs. Maria Voscekova (MU) unplayed
6. Keilly Ulery (VU) vs. Kara Kucin (MU) unplayed
Order of finish: 3, 4, 2



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