TUCSON, AZ. - It's shaping up to be a two-way race down the stretch. Again. Tyler Junior College and ASA Miami are neck to neck with 36 and 35 points respectively. Also, both teams have the most flights remaining - ASA with eight and Tyler with nine after the quarterfinal round in Tucson, Arizona. Seward County is sitting in third place with 29.5 points.
That point margin is expected to sort itself out after tomorrow's semifinal round. ASA Miami and Tyler will face-off at one singles, four singles, one doubles and three doubles. Eight of ASA's flights advanced to the semifinal round. The doubles tandem of Dugleisy Linarez and Jeung Yang dropped a tough match against Region VIII foe St. Petersburg. Linarez and Yang had already faced Bermudez/Manseri three times this season before Tuesday afternoon, taking all three matches.
Singles Quarterfinal Round
- #1 Singles Yuliana Munroy def. Seminole State (6-1, 6-1).
- #2 Singles Emily Da Silva Chang def. Marion Military Institute (6-0, 6-1).
- #3 Singles Dugleisy Linarez def. Mesa (6-2, 6-2).
- #4 Singles Jeung Yang def. Mesa (6-1, 6-0).
- #5 Singles Lisa Khamassi def. Mesa (6-1, 6-4).
- #6 Singles Ghita Nassik def. Collin College (6-0, 6-0).
Doubles Quarterfinal Round
- #1 Doubles Emily Da Silva Chang/Yuliana Munroy def. ABAC (6-4, 6-2).
- #2 Doubles St. Petersburg def. Dugleisy Linarez/Jeung Yang (2-6, 6-3, 6-2).
- #3 Doubles Lisa Khamassi/Sarah Wardenburg def. Collin College (6-0, 4-6, 6-0).
TEAM STANDINGS (By Points):
Tyler Junior College - 36 Points
ASA Miami College - 35 Points
Seward County Community College - 29.5 Points
St. Petersburg College - 28.5 Points
Broward College - 27.5 Points
Play is set to begin tomorrow morning at 8:00 AM local time. For more information on the 2017 NJCAA Division I Women's Tennis Championship CLICK HERE.
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