Women’s Tennis Closes Out Competition At ITA Central Regional Championships

first_imgTess Herder and Liza Petushkova each had tough second round matches as they each fell to seeded opponents. Herder dropped straight sets to No. 17 Yufel Long from Iowa, 6-1, 6-2, while Petushkova was setback by No. 14 Martha Matoula from Tulsa, 6-2, 6-1.  Print Friendly Version Doubles – Second RoundDouglas/Van Heulen (Iowa) def. Herder/Petushkova, 8-2  DAY TWO RESULTSSingles – Second RoundMatoula (Tulsa) def. Petushkova, 6-2, 6-1Long (Iowa) def. Herder, 6-1, 6-2 Singles – ConsolationLomas def. Detlava (Ark State), 6-1, 5-7, 7-6Huckleby (Iowa) def. Lomas, 7-5, 6-3Brills def. Mercado (ORU), 6-0, 6-3Middlebrooks (Missouri) def. Brills 6-3, 6-0 In the consolation singles draw, Joely Lomas and Summer Brills each earned first round victories but were both knocked out in the second round.center_img Herder and Petushkova then fell in the second round of the doubles draw, losing to No. 6 Douglas and Van Heuvelen from Iowa, 8-2. The Bulldogs will close out the fall season next weekend at the Panther Invitational in Miami, Fla. LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Drake University women’s tennis run at the ITA Central Regional Championships ended on Friday in Lawrence, Kan..last_img read more

49ers are No. 1! (In preparedness for a quarterback emergency)

first_imgThe superlatives are raining down upon the 49ers, and for good reason. They’re perfect through two games (attention 1972 Dolphins, break out the worry beads). They’re averaging 414 yards per game. They have scored 72 points in two games, one less than they scored in all of October last year.They have a little kismet going for them as well (if you discount Joe Staley’s broken leg). They’re about to play the Pittsburgh Steelers without Ben Roethlisberger. Then comes two bye weeks (an official …last_img