Munch-Soegaard rolls into championship

Nina Munch-Soegaard will play in the championship on Sunday

Nina Munch-Soegaard will play in the championship on Sunday

Oct. 13, 2007

MIDLAND, Texas - Nina Munch-Soegaard, a sophomore on the TCU women's tennis team, won two matches on Saturday at The Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational to advance to the championship round.

Munch-Soegaard, the tournament's No. 3 seed, won the quarterfinal match against Bianca Eichkorn of Miami, 6-3, 5-7, 7-5. In the semifinals, Munch-Soegaard downed Pichittra Thongdack of Boise State by a score of 6-1, 3-6, 6-3. The Amarillo, Texas, native has won four matches in the tournament.

Kewa Nichols also competed on Saturday, falling to No. 2 Sylvia Kosakowski of Pepperdine, 6-2, 6-7, 6-3. Nichols won two matches on Friday to advance to the quarterfinals.

Munch-Soegaard will face the tournament's No. 2 seed, Kosakowski, in the championship match on Sunday.

The Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational
The Racquet Club - Midland, Texas

Singles Main Draw (Quarterfinals)
No. 3 Nina Munch-Soegaard (TCU) def. Bianca Eichkorn (Miami) 6-3, 5-7, 7-5
No. 2 Sylvia Kosakowski (Pepperdine) def. Kewa Nichols (TCU) 6-2, 6-7, 6-3

Singles Main Draw (Semifinals)
No. 3 Nina Munch-Soegaard (TCU) def. Pichittra Thongdack (Boise State) 6-1, 3-6, 6-3

Sunday's Schedule
No. 2 Sylvia Kosakowski (Pepperdine) vs. No. 3 Nina Munch-Soegaard (TCU)

 

 


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