Women’s Tennis Continues Repeat Quest at ITA Championships

Women’s Tennis Continues Repeat Quest at ITA Championships

Surprise, Ariz. – Lynn University women's tennis seniors Diana Bogolii and Rosalie Willig are back in the finals to defend their ITA Oracle Cup doubles title after posting a straight-set win in the semifinals on Saturday.

INSIDE THE TOURNAMENT:
Event: 2016 ITA Oracle Cup
Location: Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex | Surprise, Ariz.
Tournament Dates: Oct. 13-16
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DOUBLES DRAW:
Oracle Cup Semifinals
  • The final draw of the Oracle Cup consists of the four winners from the DII, DIII, NAIA and JUCO divisions.
  • Lynn, the winners of the DII bracket, faced off against NAIA champs Chiara Di Salvo and Alyona Vasilyeva from Georgia Gwinnett in the semi's.
  • In a match closer than the final score indicated, the Blue and White prevailed and advanced (6-3, 6-2).

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • The Fighting Knights will find DIII's Emory squad of Bridget Harding and Katarina Su in the championship match tomorrow.
  • Winners of the ITA Oracle Cup earn a wildcard berth into the ITA National Indoor Championships in November.
  • Bogolii and Willig were the ultimate champions at this event last year, marking the first one in Lynn's prestigious history.
  • The ITA Oracle Cup is formerly known as the ITA Small College National Championships. 

UP NEXT:
Bogolii and Willig will look to defend their title against Emory tomorrow, Sunday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. MST.