Day One Results from the June Stewart Invitational

Oct. 20, 2006

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The 2006 June Stewart Invitational hosted by Vanderbuilt University kicked off Friday and which saw only ASU's Sabrina Capannolo and Nadia Abdala remain undefeated in both singles and doubles action. The tournament is a round robin format where everyone in a draw will play each other one time.

In singles, Sabrina Capannolo stepped up to take control of the Gail Konantz draw where she defeated Vanderbuilt's Amanda Taylor 6-4, 6-2 and Florida International's Paula Zabala, 5-7, 7-5, 6-1. Capannolo is now slated to take on Murray State's Anna Lask at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow.

Freshman Nadia Abdala also stepped up big for the Sun Devils as she entered the Tom Carnell Round Robin where she defeated FIU's Shilla D'Armas 6-4, 6-2 and blanked Middle Tenneesee State's Claudia Szabo 6-0, 6-0. Nadia will take on Vanderbuilt's Courtney Ulery at 11 a.m. tomorrow.

In doubles action, the two Sun Devil duos were left standing as Sabrina Capannolo paired up with Nadia Abdala in the Annie Menees Distinguished Alumnus Round Robin where they defeated Louisville's Natalia Baez  and Bianca Gorbera 8-6. They will take on Vanderbuilt's Taka Bertrand and Caroline Ferrell tomorrow. In the 1987 NCAA Doubles Champs Round Robin Kady Pooler and Rebecca Rankin paired up to take down Florida International's Egle Petrauskite and Shilla D'Armas 8-4 and will face Vanderbuilt's  Amanda Taylor and Amanda Fish Saturday.

Day One Results from the 2006 June Stewart Invitational:


The Paul Reber Round Robin:

Natalia Baez  (UL) d. Amanda Martin (ASU) 7-6, 6-2

Maria Vallasciani d. Amanda Martin (ASU) - 6-3, 6-2


The Marshall Summar Round Robin :


Marijan Cutuk (FIU) d. Kady Pooler (ASU) 6-1, 6-3

Robyn White (UL) d. Kady Pooler (ASU) 7-6, 7-5


The Gail Konantz Round Robin:


Sabrina Capannolo (ASU) d. Amanda Taylor (VU) 6-4, 6-2

Sabrina Capannolo (ASU) d. Paula Zabala (FIU) - 5-7, 7-5, 6-1


The Fitzpatrick Round Robin:


Egle Petrauskite (FIU) d. Roxanne Clark (ASU) 6-3, 6-2

Amanda Fish (VU) d. Roxanne Clark (ASU) 6-2, 6-2


The Booe Round Robin:


Hola Sufi (MTSU) d. Rebecca Rankin (ASU) 6-4, 6-1

Catherine Newman (VU) d. Rebecca Rankin (ASU) ret.


The Tom Carnell Round Robin:


Nadia Abdala (ASU) d. Shilla D'Armas (FIU) 6-4, 6-2

Nadia Abdala (ASU) d. Claudia Szabo (MTSU) 6-0, 6-0


The Craig Clark Round Robin :

Laila Abdala (ASU) d. Stephanie Parkinson (MTSU) 6-4, 6-1

Maria Pazo (FIU) d. Laila Abdala (ASU) 6-4, 6-1





The Annie Menees Distinguished Alumnus Round Robin


Cappannalo/N. Abdala (ASU) d. Gorbea/Baez (UL) 8-6


The Jackson Round Robin


Imre/White (UL) d. Clarke/L. Abdala (ASU) 9-7



The 1987 NCAA Doubles Champs Round Robin


Pooler/Rankin (ASU) d. D'Armas/Petrauskaite (FIU) 8-4



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