TAMPA, FL - A sigh of relief came from the Silver Storm as #1 seed Yuliana Munroy came from behind to win her final two sets (6-4, 6-1), after dropping the first set (4-6) at the FCSAA Regional tournament. The quarterfinals and semifinals for the singles matches took place today, along with the quarterfinals of the doubles matches. After receiving a first-round bye in all six flights of singles due to seeding, ASA Miami played their singles semifinals matches this afternoon. All six of the singles won their matches, advancing to their respective championship, which will be played tomorrow.
ASA Miami stands at the top of the leaderboard with 12 points.
ASA Miami: 12
Broward College: 11
Saint Petersburg: 9
Hillsborough CC: 8
State College of Florida: 8
- #1 – (#1 Seed) Yuliana Munroy (4-6, 6-4, 6-1) Def. Broward College
- #2 – (#1 Seed) Emily Da Silva Chang (6-2, 6-1) Def. State College of Florida–Manatee Sarasota
- #3 – (#2 Seed) Dugleisy Linarez (6-1, 6-0) Def. Broward College
- #4 – (#2 Seed) Jeung Yang (6-0, 1-6, 6-4) Def. St. Petersburg College
- #5 – (#2 Seed) Lisa Khamassi (6-0, 6-2) Def. State College of Florida–Manatee Sarasota
- #6 – (#2 Seed) Ghita Nassik (6-3, 6-2) Def. St. Petersburg College
UP TOMORROW (Day 2): ASA Miami will begin the day with six flights of singles, who will play for their respective championships. All three of ASA Miami's doubles teams will also play following the single's championships. ASA received seedings for doubles, automatically advancing them into the semifinals. The matchups for tomorrow are as follows:
- #1 Singles Yuliana Munroy vs. Hillsborough Community College
- #2 Singles Emily Da Silva Chang vs. Saint Petersburg College
- #3 Singles Dugleisy Linarez vs. Saint Petersburg College
- #4 Singles Jeung Yang vs. Broward College
- #5 Singles Lisa Khamassi vs. Broward College
- #6 Singles Ghita Nassik vs. Broward College
- #1 Doubles (Emily Da Silva Chang/Yuliana Munroy – #2 Seed) vs. State College of Florida
- #2 Doubles (Dugleisy Linarez/Jeung Yang – #1 Seed) vs. State College of Florida
- #3 Doubles (Lisa Khamassi/Sarah Wardenburg - #2 Seed) vs. Saint Petersburg College
ABOUT ASA COLLEGE: ASA College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission of Higher Learning. The college is also accredited by the following governing agencies: Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. In addition, ASA College and its faculty and staff maintain required memberships and certifications from a wide realm of professional higher education and civic organizations.
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