Simpson, Brymer Advance at Duck Classic

Nov. 10, 2006

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EUGENE, Ore. - Junior Tara Simpson (Vancouver, B.C.) and sophomore Tori Brymer (Apple Valley, Calif.) each advanced to the third round in the singles bracket of flight one at the Duck Classic in Eugene, Ore., on Friday night.

Simpson, seeded No. 2 in the tournament after the No. 1 seed Dominika Dieskova of Oregon had to withdraw, defeated Portland's Audree Jenks 6-1, 6-2 in the second round of main draw. She received a bye in the first round.

Brymer won a hard fought match against Oregon's Anna Powaska 6-4, 1-6, 7-5. Brymer trailed 5-3 in third set before mounting a furious comeback to tap the match.

The Huskies doubles team of Melinda Wong and Allison Rainey advanced on the doubles side with an 8-4 win over Santa Clara's Erika Barnes and Casey Knutson.

Duck Classic First Day Results For Huskies:

Singles
Flight One, Second Round:
UW Simpson def. UP Jenks 6-1, 6-2
UW Brymer def. UO Powaska 6-4, 1-6, 7-5
UO Seremeta def. UW Ardies, 6-3, 6-4

Flight One, First Round:
BSU Jochimsen def. UW Wong, 6-4, 2-6, 7-5

Flight Two, First Round (Starting in round of 16):
BSU Housley def. UW Summers, 6-0, 6-3
UO Templeton def. UW Rainey 4-6, 6-1, 6-0

Consolation:
UW Wong def. SCU Daniel 6-1, 6-0
UW Rainey def. EWU Mankovits, 6-2, 6-
EWU Petrova def. UW Summers, 6-4, 2-6, 1-0 (0)

Doubles
UW Wong/Rainey def. SCU Barnes/Knutson, 8-4
SCU Madden/McBride def. UW Summers/EWU Smedley, 8-6
UP Griffin/Jenks def. UW Simpson/Ardies, 8-2

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