U-M Wraps National Indoors with Victory over No. 21 Vanderbilt
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MGOBLUE Emina Bektas
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Emina Bektas
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Feb. 10, 2013

Site: Charlottesville, Va. (Boar's Head Sports Club)
Event: ITA National Team Indoor Championships (Consolation)
Score: #16 Michigan 4, #21 Vanderbilt 2
Records: U-M (5-2), Vanderbilt (4-3)
Next U-M Event: Saturday, Feb. 16 -- vs. Texas A&M (Varsity Tennis Center), Noon

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The No. 16-ranked University of Michigan women's tennis team wrapped up play at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships with a 4-2 win over No. 21-ranked Vanderbilt on Sunday (Feb. 10) at the Boar's Head Sports Club.

U-M won its second straight doubles point, garnering wins at No. 1 and No. 2. Michigan's No. 21-ranked pair of sophomore Emina Bektas (Indianapolis, Ind./New Braunfels) and junior Brooke Bolender (Delray Beach, Fla./Kaplan) breezed to an 8-2 decision at the top spot. The Wolverines wrapped up the point as freshman Ronit Yurovsky (New Kensington, Pa./Plum) and sophomore Sarah Lee (Los Angeles, Calif./Campbell Hall) teamed up for an 8-7 win.

Lee put Michigan's second point on the board with a 6-0, 6-3 win over Marie Casares at No. 4. U-M extended its lead to 3-0 as Bolender posted her first singles win of the weekend with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Georgina Sellyn.

Vanderbilt followed with wins at No. 5 and No. 6 to cut Michigan's lead to 3-2. With Michigan needing just one more win for the team victory, Bektas came through with a three-set win at No. 1, defeating No. 102 Courtney Colton, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2.

Michigan returns home next weekend, hosting Texas A&M on Saturday (Feb. 16) at noon at the Varsity Tennis Center.

Following are match-by-match results:

Singles
No. 1 -- Emina Bektas (U-M) d. No. 102 Courtney Colton (Vandy), 6-4, 2-6, 6-2
No. 2 -- No. 61 Ronit Yurovsky (U-M) vs. Lauren Mira (Vandy), 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 DNf
No. 3 -- Brooke Bolender (U-M) d. Georgina Sellyn (Vandy), 6-2, 6-2
No. 4 -- Sarah Lee (U-M) d. Marie Casares (Vandy), 6-0, 6-3
No. 5 -- Ashleigh Antal (Vandy) d. No. 94 Amy Zhu (U-M), 6-1, 6-4
No. 6 -- No. 115 Frances Altick (Vandy) d. Kristen Dodge (U-M), 6-3, 6-4

Doubles
No. 1 -- No. 21 Emina Bektas/Brooke Bolender (U-M) d. Courtney Colton/Lauren Mira (Vandy), 8-2
No. 2 -- Ronit Yurovsky/Sarah Lee (U-M) d. Ashleigh Antal/Marie Casares (Vandy), 8-7
No. 3 -- Mimi Nguyen/Kristen Dodge (U-M) vs. Frances Atlick/Georgina Sellyn (Vandy), 7-6 DNF

Order of Completion: Doubles 1-2, Singles 4-3-5-6-1

Contact: Sarah VanMetre (734) 763-4423

   

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