October 25, 2014

NU tennis advances to NCAA Championships

No. 16 Nebraska advanced to its first NCAA Championships appearance in history, rolling to a 4-1 win over No. 57 UNLV in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Women’s Tennis Tournament at the NU Varsity Courts on Saturday.

With the victory, Nebraska improved to 24-5 on the year and advanced to the 16-team NCAA Championships in Urbana, Ill., May 17-21. The University of Illinois will play host to the event at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex/Atkins Tennis Center.

Nebraska, which is seeded 15th in the tournament, will face No. 2 seed North Carolina on Friday, May 17 at 7 p.m. central.

#16 Nebraska – 4  #57 UNLV – 1

NCAA Tournament Second Round

Doubles

1. Weatherholt/Veresova (NEB) vs. Batta/Pavlovic (UNLV), DNF (7-4)

2. Weinstein/Weinreich (NEB) vs. Josifoska/Erasmus (UNLV), 8-4

3. Lehmicke/Zgierska (NEB) vs. Bourchier/Kotseva (UNLV), 8-3

Order of finish: (3, 2)

Singles

1. Mary Weatherholt (NEB) def. Aleksandra Josifoska (UNLV), 6-3, 6-1

2. Lucia Batta (UNLV) def. Patricia Veresova (NEB), 6-3, 6-2

3. Stefanie Weinstein (NEB) vs. Nives Pavlovic (UNLV), DNF (6-4, 1-6, 1-0)

4. Janine Weinreich (NEB) def. Janine Erasmus (UNLV), 6-4, 6-4

5. Maggy Lehmicke (NEB) def. Ella Bourchier (UNLV), 6-3, 6-2

6. Izabella Zgierska (NEB) vs. Iren Kotseva (UNLV), DNF (7-5, 2-5)

Order of finish: (1, 2, 5, 4)