VU downs IU, advances to second round
May 10, 2013
CLEMSON, S.C. - Vanderbilt breezed to a 4-0 win over Indiana to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center.
Vanderbilt (16-11) will play the winner of No. 1 seed Clemson and No. 4 seed Eastern Kentucky Saturday at 10 a.m. CT.
The Commodores jumped out to an early 1-0 lead after taking the doubles point. Ashleigh Antal and Marie Casares defeated Alecia Kauss and Shannon Murdy at the No. 2 position, 8-4. In No. 3 doubles, Frances Altick and Georgina Sellyndowned Katie Klyczek and Sophie Garre, by a score of 8-4, as well.
Sellyn then extended Vanderbilt's lead to 2-0 after a win in No. 3 singles. Sellyn defeated Carolyn Chupa in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1. The win makes Sellyn 23-9 overall this season and 17-7 in dual action.
After three sets, Antal brought the Commodores within a point of clinching the match. The sophomore defeated Garre, 6-2, 2-6, 6-2, to give Antal her team-leading 24th overall singles win of the season. She is 19-5 during dual play.
Altick clinched the win with her victory over Jithmie Jayawickrema in No. 6 singles. The Monroe, La., native won in straight sets, 7-6, 6-3.
The winner of the Clemson Regional will advance to the NCAA Championships in Urbana, Ill., May 17-21, at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex hosted by the University of Illinois.
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