Burak, Sadovnikova Knock Off Two Big Ten Foes on Friday

Marta Burak
Marta Burak

Champaign, Ill. - The Youngstown State tandem of Marta Burak and Margarita Sadovnikova defeated two Big Ten doubles teams on Friday during play at the ITA Midwest Regionals, hosted by Illinois.

Burak and Sadovnikoa defeated Illinois' Julia Jameson and Audrey O'Connor in a thrilling 9-7 decision in the opening round.

With the win, the duo moved onto the Round of 32 where they dominated Michigan's Brook Bolender and Ronit Yurovsky 8-3. The Wolverines pair was seeded third in the Regionals.

The Penguins now move onto the Round of 16 which begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday.