HANOVER, N.H. – Select members of the women's
tennis team will be taking part in the United States Tennis
Association/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Northeast Regional
Championships starting today in the Alexis Boss Tennis Center at
Coming off its first team victory of the fall season last Sunday at Mercyhurst, senior Maria Barousse leads three underclassmen into this weekend's tournament – the last competition of the fall campaign.
Barousse will partner with sophomore Kathryn Kvas (both pictured) today at 12:30 p.m. in the quarterfinals of doubles qualifying against the University of Connecticut's Lucy Nutting and Lauren Wilmarth. Both duos received byes in the initial round of 16.
In the main doubles draw – in which there are 64 teams – junior Manuela Marin-Salcedo and sophomore Amanda Pallikunnel await their competitors, who have yet to advance out of the qualifying round.
Marin-Salcedo will also be the lone Bonnie participating in the main singles draw. She is set to meet Christine Ordway from Cornell in the round of 64.
The tournament features the top women's tennis players from throughout the Northeast. Competition for some qualifying rounds began yesterday, and matches are set to run through Sunday.