Four Hokies advance to flight finals at Hokie Invite

Virginia Tech Women's Tennis

Hokie Invite

Lakewood Ranch Draws

BLACKSBURG – The Virginia Tech women’s tennis team advanced to the finals of four flights on Saturday at the Hokie Invite. Tech also wrapped up competition at the Lakewood Ranch Clay Court.

Nika Kozar moved on in the Honor singles, defeating VCU’s Marina Alcaide, 6-4, 6-1. Nancy Ghanem is set for the Service singles finals after defeating Liberty’s Polina Miroshnichenko 6-0, 6-4.

Shene Disbergen moved into the finals of the Ut Prosim flight, defeating Radford’s Jeanine Acierto 6-0, 6-2. Sarah Baron battled her way into the finals, defeating Lara Soares 7-5 in the opening set before falling 5-7 in the second. Baron came back strong in the tiebreak to win it 10-4.

Fallon Delp picked up a win in the back draw of the Ut Prosim draw, defeating Wofford’s Annie Mayfield 6-1, 5-7, 10-8.

In Florida, Caroline Daxhelet fell to No. 12 Josie Kuhlman of Florida, 6-4, 6-4. Katherine Butler faced off against Liberty’s Ashley Bongart as the two went split sets. Bongart gave up the first 6-3 to Butler, but the Flames’ player rallied to win 6-3, 10-6.

The Hokies will be back on the court at the Hokie Invite beginning at 9 a.m.

#12 Josie Kuhlman (UF) def. Caroline Daxhelet (VT) 6-4, 6-4

Ashley Bongart (Liberty) def. Katherine Butler (VT) 3-6, 6-3, 10-6

Honor Singles
Nika Kozar (VT) def. Marina Alcaide (VCU) 6-4, 6-1

Leadership Singles
Bennett Dunn (PSU) def. McKenzie Collins (VT) 6-2, 6-2

Loyalty Singles
Adriana Rajkovic (ODU) def. Luisa Uscocovich (VT) 6-1, 6-1

Sacrifice Singles
Sarah Baron (VT) def. Lara Soares (Lib) 7-5, 5-7, 10-4

Service Singles
Nancy Ghanem (VT) def. Polina Miroshnichenko (Lib) 6-0, 6-4

Ut Prosim Singles
Shene Disbergen (VT) def. Jeanine Acierto (RU) 6-0, 6-2
Fallon Delp (VT) def. Annie Mayfield (Wof) 6-1, 5-7, 10-8

Orange Doubles
Kozar/Sorkin (VT) def. Hicks/Vroman (Wof) 6-4
Ponomreva/Babunski (Miami) def. Collins/Uscocovich (VT) 7-5

Maroon Doubles
Baron/Disbergen (VT) def. Carver/Wilburn (Wof) 6-4
Klatsky/Xu (PSU) def. Ghanem/Delp (VT) 7-5

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