Gardner-Webb Women's Tennis Competes In 2016 USC Upstate Women's Invitational

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Gardner-Webb competed in the two-day USC Upstate Women's Invitational from October 8-9, playing in all six singles flights and three doubles flights.

The doubles tandem of Laine Parker and Claire Chase took third in Flight 3, taking down Jayde Viccars (ETSU) and Ruby Kubac (USC Upstate) by a 6-3 score.

Sandra Bolstad and Sarah Rieckmann each picked up one victory apiece in their flights, with Solstad competing at No. 1 and Rieckmann at No. 2. Parker also picked up one victory at No. 5 singles.

Complete results for the weekend's action are listed below:

Flight 1 Singles
Filippa Ericsson (Upstate) d. Sandra Bolstad (GWU), 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-4

Sandra Bolstad (GWU) d. Celine Schepers (PC), 6-3, 6-4

Marina Guinart (ETSU) d. Sandra Bolstad (GWU), 6-0, 6-1


Flight 2

Valeria Zarama (Upstate) d. Sarah Rieckmann (GWU), 5-7, 6-2, 6-3

Sarah Rieckmann (GWU) d. Tracy Johnson (PC), 6-2, 6-4

Ionna Markesini (ETSU) d. Sarah Rieckmann (GWU), 6-0, 6-1


Flight 3

Carol Sigaki (Upstate) d. Catherine White (GWU), 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (3)

Beth Taylor (PC) d. Catherine White (GWU), 7-6(3), 6-2, 7-5

Melissa Esguerra (ETSU) d. Catherine White (GWU), 6-0, 6-3


Flight 4

Brittany Nutall (PC) d. Mary Walker Mixon (GWU), 6-4, 7-5

Taylor Dodd (Upstate) d. Mary Walker Mixon (GWU), 6-3, 6-4

Yi-Chi Ma (ETSU) d. Mary Walker Mixon (GWU), 6-0, 6-0


Flight 5

Nicole Croxton (PC) d. Laine Parker (GWU), 6-3, 6-3

Eduarda Ferreira (Upstate) d. Laine Parker (GWU), 6-2, 2-6, 6-4

Laine Parker (GWU) d. Jayde Viccars (ETSU), 6-2, 6-4


Flight 6

Katie Thompson (PC) d. Claire Chase (GWU), 6-3, 6-3

Sarah Parker (Upstate) d. Claire Chase (GWU), 7-6, 4-6, 6-2

Anna Nemeth (Upstate) d. Claire Chase (GWU), 6-3, 6-1


Flight 1 Doubles

Ericson/Zarama (Upstate) d. Bolstad/Mixon (GWU), 6-3

Guinart/Markesini (ETSU) d. Bolstad/Mixon (GWU), 6-2


Flight 2 Doubles

Sigaki/Ferreira (Upstate) d. White/Rieckmann (GWU), 7-5

Esguerra/Ma (ETSU) d. White/Rieckmann (GWU), 6-4


Flight 3 Doubles

Dodd/Parker (Upstate) d. Chase/Parker (GWU), 6-4

Chase/Parker (GWU) d. Viccars (ETSU)/Kubac (Upstate), 6-3