September 27, 2015
Daxhelet, Nandakumar claim doubles flight title
Hokies wrap up the 2015 Hokie Fall Invite
Virginia Tech Women's Tennis

Singles - Finals

Doubles - Finals

BLACKSBURG, Va. – The Virginia Tech women’s tennis team wrapped up the 2015 Hokie Fall Invite on Sunday with a win in doubles to claim the Maroon Flight title.

Caroline Daxhelet and Sansitha Nandakumar paired up in the flight finals for a 6-1 win over Penn State’s Samantha Tutelman and Taylor Shukow.

In singles, Kelly Williford picked up a win, defeating Towson’s Lucy Williams 6-3, 7-5 in the Honor Flight to finish third.

Nandakumar also had a good day in singles. In the Sacrifice Flight, Nandakumar took third place after knocking off JMU’s Rebecca Harris. Nandakumar fell 2-6 in the opening set, but rallied to take the next two, 6-1, 10-3.

Katherine Butler secured a third place finish in the Leadership Flight. Butler won the opening set 7-5, but faltered in the second to VCU’s Magda Aubet 6-3. In the tiebreaker, Butler came back strong to win it, 10-4.

The Hokies will be back in action at the ITA All-American Championships, Oct. 3-10 in Malibu, California. Representing Tech at the event are Ilinca Stoica, Francesca Fusinato, Elena Cerezo-Codina and Daxhelet.

Virginia Tech Flight
Renate VanOorschodt (Towson) def. Frances Peyton (VT) 6-1, 6-2

Brotherhood Flight
Lena Lutzeier (ASU) def. Raluca Mita (VT) 6-2, 6-3

Duty Flight
Karlie Pope (RU) def. Sloan Barton (VT) 8-2

UT Prosim Flight
Nicole Fossa-Huergo (ASU) def. Caroline Dexhelet (VT) 7-6(5), 6-3

Service Flight
Rachel Nelson (JMU) def. Emily Pence (VT) 7-5, 6-1

Honor Flight
Kelly Williford (VT) def. Lucy Williams (Towson) 6-3, 7-5

Loyalty Flight
Claire Nguyen (RU) def. Mariana Silva (VT) 8-5

Sacrifice Flight
Sansitha Nandakumar (VT) def. Rebecca Harris (JMU) 2-6, 6-1, 10-3

Leadership Flight
Katherine Butler (VT) def. Magda Aubet (VCU) 7-5, 3-6 10-4

Maroon Doubles
Daxhelet/Nandakumar (VT) def. Tutelman/Shukow (PSU) 6-1

White Doubles
Nelson/Owens (JMU) def. Barton/Pence (VT) 6-2
Fay/Pope (RU) def. Peyton/Silva (VT) 6-1

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