Women's Tennis

 

Oudin Leads Paladins At 2012 Duckworth Fall Classic

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Junior Katherine Oudin placed second in the singles flight three competition to lead the Furman women's tennis team at the 2012 Duckworth Fall Classic, held at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center in Clemson, S.C. this weekend.

Oudin defeated Sarah Evans of Wofford, 6-3, 2-6, 6-1 in the tournament's opening round, then beat Chattanooga's Kaylene Chadwell, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 to advance to the flight finals.  In the championship match, Clara Perez of Armstrong Atlantic State beat Oudin, 6-1, 6-2.

Sophomore Kelly Sullivan placed third in flight four, after beating Jana Hueckinghaus of Kennesaw State, 6-4, 6-1 in round one, then defeating Alia Nour of Charleston Southern, 6-2, 6-2 on Sunday.  Junior Amanda Murray finished fourth in flight two.  Murray posted  a 6-4, 3-6, 10-7 win over Isabel Dennis of Mercer in Saturday's action.  

Senior Michele Stanford teamed with Oudin for third place in flight two doubles.  The duo defeated Das and Nour of Charleston Southern, 8-1, in the opening round, then beat Perez of Armstrong Atlantic State and Drachok of South Alabama, 8-4, on Sunday.

Senior Lauren Kline and Moreno beat Tennessee's Fotopaulos and Tavares, 8-3, in the opening round of flight one doubles, while Murray and Sullivan notched an 8-5 win over Truitt and Loutsenko of Emory in round one of flight three.

Furman will compete at the ITA Carolinas Regional beginning Oct. 18.

 

Furman Complete Results

Singles

Flight 1

Karoline Gymel (Troy) def. Alex Moreno (FU), 6-3, 6-4

Jenna Nurik (UTC) def. Alex Moreno (FU), 6-4, 6-1

7th Place Alex Moreno (FU) def. Mimi Fotopoulos (UT), by default

Flight 2

Emily Newton (USA) def. Amanda Murray (FU), 6-4, 6-3

Amanda Murray (FU) def. Isabel Dennis (MU), 6-4, 3-6, 10-7

3rd Place Oga Kalodzitsa (AASU) def. Amanda Murray (FU), 5-7, 7-, 10-6

Flight 3

Katherine Oudin (FU) def. Sarah Evans (WC), 6-3, 2-6, 6-1

Katherine Oudin (FU) def. Kaylene Chadwell (UTC), 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

Championships Match Clava Perez (AASU) def. Katherine Oudin (FU), 6-1, 6-2

Flight 4

Kelly Sullivan (FU) def. Jana Hueckinghaus (KSU), 7-5, 6-1

Olga Barscheuskaya (VCU) def. Kelly Sullivan (FU), 6-3, 6-1

3rd Place Kelly Sullivan (FU) def. Alia Nour (CSU), 6-2, 6-2

Flight 6

Tess Lagerkvist (KSU) def. Jenny Porter (FU), 7-6, 4-6, 7-5

Taylor Cohen (USCU) def. Jenny Porter (FU), 7-6, 6-0

7th Place Alexanra Walters (CSU) def. Jenny Porter (FU), 3-6, 6-1, 10-7

 

Doubles

Flight 1

Kline/Moreno (FU) def. Fotopaulos/Tavares (UT), 8-3

Rompies/Koelzer (Unt) def. Kline/Moreno (FU), 8-2

3rd Place Hacke/Kalodzitsa (AASU) def. Kline/Moreno (FU), 8-4

Flight 2

Stanford/Oudin (FU) def. Das/Nour (CSU), 8-1

Coots/Chadwell (UTC) def. Stanford/Oudin (FU), 8-4

3rd Place Stanford/Oudin (FU) def. Perez (AASU)/Krachok (USA), 8-4

Flight 3

Murray/Sullivan (FU) def. Truitt/Loutsenko (EU), 8-5

Bell/Cohen (USCU) def. Murray/Sullivan (FU), 8-5

3rd Place Nazarova/Jasova (BU) def. Murray/Sullivan (FU), 8-6