Oklahoma's Brhane, Ritchie and Wofford capture singles victories Sunday.
Sept. 23, 2012
NORMAN, Okla. -- The University of Oklahoma women’s tennis team captured three singles victories in the final rounds of its season openers Sunday in Austin, Texas, and Little Rock, Ark.
The Sooners captured two wins against Texas Tech players at the Country Club of Little Rock Invitational. OU junior Whitney Ritchie defeated Sandra Dynka 6-1, 6-2, and transfer Herome Brhane capped her first weekend as a Sooner with a 6-1, 6-2, victory over Sofya Malysheva. Junior Mia Lancaster battled to a third set with Kenna Kilgo, but fell 6-4, 3-6, 6-1.
Rain forced the cancellation of the doubles finals at the Country Club of Little Rock Invitational.
At the University of Texas Invitational, junior Whitney Wofford bested West Virginia's Hailey Barrett, 6-1, 2-6, 1-0, in the consolation singles final.
The Sooners return to action at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-America Championships at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
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University of Texas Invitational
Day Three Results
Whitney Wofford def. Hailey Barrett (West Virginia), 6-1, 2-6, 1-0
Country Club of Little Rock Invitational
Day Three Results
Samantha Adams (Texas Tech) def. Abbi Melrose (OU) 6-3, 6-1
Whitney Ritchie (OU) def. Sandra Dynka (Texas Tech) 6-1, 6-2
Elizabeth Ullathorne (Texas Tech) def. Zita Engbroks (OU) 6-4, 6-1
Kenna Kilgo (Texas Tech) def. Mia Lancaster (OU) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1
Caroline Stark (Texas Tech) def. Emma Devine (OU) 6-3, 6-2
Hermone Brhane (OU) def. Sofya Malysheva (Texas Tech) 6-1, 6-2
Cancelled due to rain.