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