Women's Tennis Grabs Four Singles Victories at adidas Invitational

Paty Aburto won her first match of the day Friday.

Paty Aburto won her first match of the day Friday.

Sept. 26, 2003

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga.

Jennifer Chay, 70th-ranked Paty Aburto, Paige Brown and Karla Mancinas of the TCU women's tennis squad all picked up victories Friday in first round action at the adidas Invitational in Peachtree City, Ga. All four were dropped in the following round and will play consolation matches on Saturday. In doubles play, the duos of Aburto/Mancinas and Brown/Saber Pierce were each triumphant in the first round. Both combos fell in the next round and will see time in the consolation bracket tomorrow. All results are listed below along with tomorrow's match-ups. Fans can follow all the action as it unfolds by logging on to www.TennisInformation.com. The tournament ID is 5133454.

Singles Flight 1 - Round of 32
Jennifer Chay (TCU) def. Christian Thompson (Notre Dame) 7-6(1), 6-4
#70 Paty Aburto (TCU) def. Kathleen McGaffigan (Wisconsin) 6-1, 6-4
#59 Jennifer Magley (Florida) def. Saber Pierce (TCU) 6-3, 6-0

Singles Flight 1 - Round of 16
#8 Alexis Gordon (Florida) def. Jennifer Chay (TCU) 6-4, 6-3
#43 Saras Arasu (Duke) def. #70 Paty Aburto (TCU) 6-4, 7-5

Singles Flight 2 - Round of 32
Paige Brown (TCU) def. Christina Gogol (Louisville) 6-1, 6-2
Lauren Connelly (Notre Dame) def. Gabriela Lopez (TCU) 6-1, 6-1
Karla Mancinas (TCU) def. Melinda Morrow (Tennessee) 6-1, 6-1

Singles Flight 2 - Round of 16
Andrea Yung (Northwestern) def. Paige Brown (TCU) 6-4, 6-3
Lauren Connelly (Notre Dame) def. Karla Mancinas (TCU) 6-0, 6-2

 

 

Doubles - Round of 32
Paty Aburto/Karla Mancinas (TCU) def. Blakeley Griffith/Sabita Maharaj (Tennessee) 8-6
Paige Brown/Saber Pierce (TCU) def. Victoria Jones/Ashley Robards (Tennessee) 8-5
Jamie Peisel/Jessica Rush (Northwestern) def. Jennifer Chay/Gabriela Lopez (TCU) 8-1

Doubles - Round of 16
#2 Jennifer Magley/Zerene Reyes (Florida) def. Paty Aburto/Karla Mancinas (TCU) 8-1
Catrina Thompson/Christian Thompson (Notre Dame) def. Paige Brown/Saber Pierce (TCU) 8-4
Jamie Peisel/Jessica Rush (Northwestern) def. Jennifer Chay/Gabriela Lopez (TCU) 8-1

SATURDAY'S SCHEDULE

Singles Flight 1 Consolation - Round of 16
#70 Paty Aburto (TCU) vs. #79 Shana McElroy (Wisconsin), 7 a.m. CDT
Saber Pierce (TCU) vs. Ashley Robards (Tennessee), 7 a.m. CDT
Jennifer Chay (TCU) vs. Kristina Stastny (Notre Dame), 7 a.m. CDT

Singles Flight 2 Consolation - Round of 16
Karla Mancinas (TCU) vs. Christina Gogol (Louisville), 9:30 a.m. CDT
Gabriela Lopez (TCU) vs. Paige Brown (TCU), 8 a.m. CDT

Doubles Consolation - Quarterfinals
Jennifer Chay/Gabriela Lopez (TCU) vs. Christina Gogol/Kelly Taylor (Louisville), time TBD


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