Two Sun Devils Advance to Quarterfinals After Day One of the Women's Tennis Thunderbird Tournament
Nov. 2, 2007
To start off the day the Sun Devils went undefeated in doubles action with Kelcy McKenna and Jessica Leitch leading the way with an 8-3 win over Michigan's Rika Tatsuno and Denise Muresan followed up with an 8-4 win from Wendy Pilecka and Micaela Hein over Kansas State's Viviana Yrueta and Antea Huljiev.
In singles action ASU started off strong with four of the six Sun Devils in action advancing past the first round of 32. Wendy Pilecka stepped up for a decisive 6-0, 6-1 win over Michigan's Lindsey Howard while freshman, Kelcy McKenna topped Purdue's Alejandra Boeker in straight sets as well 6-2, 6-2. Laila Abdala also won in straight sets with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Michigan's Kari Wig, with Jessica Leitch also adding a 6-1, 6-1 win to the tally to advance to the round of 16.
In the round of 16 two of the four Sun Devils still alive were able to advance as Kelcy McKenna topped
The 2007 ASU Women's Tennis Thunderbird Tournament continues tomorrow with doubles action kicking off the day with an 8:30 a.m. start followed with the main bracket quarterfinal round starting at approximately 9:30. Play continues all day in