Women's Tennis

Penguins Wrap Up Fall Play at FIU's End of Fall Invitational

Marta Burak

Miami, Fla. - The Youngstown State women's tennis team wrapped up fall action at the End of Fall Invitational hosted by Florida International at the FIU Tennis Courts in Miami.

Marta Burak had a third-place finish in the No. 1 Singles Draw while she and Margarita Sadovnikova placed third in the No. 1 Doubles Flight.

Burak won her first match beating Tiffany Tran for the U.S. Air Force Academy 6-3, 6-4. However, Buak lost a three-set decision to Ball State's Ayaka Terashi 0-6, 6-3, 6-3. In the third-place match, Burak bounced Christine Molina of the USAF 6-0, 6-3.

At No. 1 doubles, Burak and Sadovnikova opened with an 8-6 win over Barry's Isabel Miro and Linda Fritschken. USAF's Melissa Cecil and Hanna Drake beat Burak and Sadovnikoa 9-8 in the semifinals. In the third-place match, Burak and Sadovnikova won 8-4 over Ball State's Courtney Earnest and Paola Rodriguez.

Singles Results
No. 1
Molina (USAF) def. Sadovnikova (YSU) - 7-6 (3), 7-5
Burak (YSU) def. Tran (USAF) - 6-3, 6-4
Wild (BSU) def. Burak (YSU) - 0-6, 6-3, 6-3
Terashi (BSU) def. Sadovnikova (YSU) 6-4, 2-6, 7-5
Tran (USAF) def. Sadovnikova (YSU) - 6-4, 4-6, 10-8
3rd Place - Burak (YSU) def. Molina (USAF) - 6-0, 6-3

No. 2
Gras (FIU) def. Brendel (YSU) - 6-4, 6-4
Earnest (BSU) def. Hankle (YSU) - 6-0, 7-6 (4)
Brendel def. Cecil (USAF) - won by injury default
Boha (FIU) def. Hankle (YSU) - 6-2, 6-2
Boha (FIU) def. Brendel (YSU) - 6-2, 7-6 (3)

No. 3
Hueffner (USAF) def. Jesko (YSU) - 6-1, 6-0
Rizvi (USAF) def. Puppo (YSU) - 6-0, 6-0
Rodriguez (BSU) def. Jesko (YSU) - 6-4, 6-1
Rodriguez (BSU) def. Puppo (YSU) - 7-6 (3), 6-2

No. 4
Pickrell (BSU) def. Raicevic (YSU) - 6-1, 6-2

Doubles Results
No. 1
Burak/Sadovnikova (YSU) def. Fritschken/Miro (BU) - 8-6
Molina/Rizvi (USAF) def. Brendel/Jesko (YSU) - 8-3
Cecil/Drake (USAF) def. Burak/Sadovnikova (YSU) - 9-8
Maisak/Gras (FIU) def. Brendel/Jesko (YSU) - 8-2
Miro/Fritschken (BU) def. Brendel/Jesko (YSU) - 8-3
3rd-Place: Burak/Sadovnikova (YSU) def. Rodriguez/Earnest (BSU) - 8-4

No. 2
Hankle/Puppo (YSU) def. Pickrel/Sanders (BSU) - 9-7
Boha/Holt (FIU) def. Raicevic (YSU)/Teraschi (BSU) - 8-3
Meyers/Tran (USAF) def. Hankle/Puppo (YSU) - 9-7
Magday/Hueffner (USAF) def. Hankle/Puppo (YSU) - 8-1