Emilie Bowen

Women's Tennis Finishes Competition in Bahamas

Morgan Galvin
Morgan Galvin

New Providence, Bahamas -- The LSU women’s tennis team wrapped competition at the USTA College Invitational at Albany on Sunday by competing in two rounds of singles play. The Lady Tigers went 5-2 in singles to end the tournament.

Over the course the tournament, the women totaled a record of 26-8. They went 11-1 in doubles play, and 15-7 in singles.

The women went 3-0 on the day against South Florida. Freshman Marina Figueiredo picked up another singles win in straight sets against Alexandria Mjos 6-4, 6-2. Figueiredo went undefeated in singles play to start the fall season along with senior Kennan Johnson and junior Paris Corley.

Johnson took the win over Evelyne Tiron of South Florida 6-2, 6-4. Corley faced off against South Florida’s Selin Yaylali and won 6-4, 6-1.

Sophomore transfer Taylor Bridges picked up her first LSU singles win over the weekend against her former team of NC State in a match against Liz Norman 6-2, 6-3.

The Lady Tigers will be back in action for more fall competition starting Sept. 29 for the ITA All-American Championships.

For more information on the LSU women’s tennis program follow the Lady Tigers on Twitter @lsuwten and @LSUJuliaSell, on Instagram @LSUWTen and on www.Facebook.com/lsuwten.

Sunday, September 16
Paris Corley (LSU) def. Amanda Rebol (NCSU), 7-6, 7-6
Luba Vasilyuk (LSU) def. Natalia Nikolopolou (NCSU), 6-1, 6-1
Liz Norman (NCSU) def. Anna Loughlan (LSU), 6-3, 6-3
Adriana Reami (NCSU) def. Jessica Golovin (LSU), 6-2, 6-2
Kennan Johnson (LSU) def. Evelyne Tiron (USF), 6-0, 6-4
Marina Figueiredo (LSU) def. Alexandria Mjos (USF), 6-4, 6-2
Eden Richardson (LSU) def. Vanja Klaric (USF), 6-3, 6-2

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