AUSTIN, Texas - All LSU women's tennis players participating in singles in the Longhorn Invitational advance to the quarterfinals in their 2012-13 season opener.
Caroline Hudson, Mary Jeremiah, Ariel Morton and Ella Taylor all took away wins in the first round of singles, and will take the court again Saturday.
"Overall, it was a really successful day," head coach Julia S. Sell said. "The girls have worked hard and made great strides over the past three weeks, so it is great for them to be rewarded with some wins today. We have a very long season, so this tournament serves as a great starting point."
Singles play will get underway at 10 a.m. CT at Texas' Pennick-Allison Tennis Center. The Lady Tigers will not compete in doubles, scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. CT.
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2012 Longhorn Invitational (Day 1 Results)
Caroline Hudson (LSU) def. Michelle Garpenlov (Denver) 7-6; 6-1
Mary Jeremiah (LSU) def. Noel Scott (Texas) 1-4 Ret (ill)
Ariel Morton (LSU) def. Ikktesh Chahal (WVU) 6-4; 4-6; 6-4
Ella Taylor (LSU) def. Kayva Menon (UTSA) 6-1; 6-1
Lina Padegimaite/Noel Scott (Texas) def. Mary Jeremiah/Ariel Morton (LSU) 8-3
Emma Helisten/Jacqui Katz (Tulane) def. Caroline Hudson/Ella Taylor (LSU) 8-6
Day 2 Schedule
Sept. 22, 2012
Ariel Morton (LSU) vs. Llona Serchenko (UNT) 10 a.m.
Mary Jeremiah (LSU) vs. Valentina Starkova (UNT) 10:15 a.m.
Ella Taylor (LSU) vs. Emily Mathis (WVU) 10:30 a.m.
Caroline Hudson (LSU) vs. Jacqui Katz (Tulane) 11:30 a.m.