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Stanojevic Wins ITA Regionals Second Flight

Oct 16, 2021

LAS VEGAS – The Colorado women's tennis team freshman Mila Stanojevic captured the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Flight B Singles Tournament title here Saturday to conclude action at the ITA Mountain Regional Championship.
Stanojevic defeated Cindy Hu of host school UNLV in a three-set comeback in the semifinals. After getting swept in the first set 6-0, Stanojevic composed herself and took the second set 7-5 before capturing the win with a 6-4 third set victory. She was set to face Wing Ka Lin of BYU in the finals tomorrow but earns the title due to BYU athletes being unable to compete on Sundays.
The freshman celebrated her title with an added doubles match with partner Megan Forster. The duo took down a tandem from UNLV with ease 6-2, finishing the tournament with a 3-1 record as a pair.
The Buffs participated in four more added matches, two in singles and two in doubles. Antonia Balzert and Ky Ecton fell in a doubles match to a team from BYU 6-3, while Betina Tokac and Ellen Puzak dropped a match to a pair from Utah 6-4. Both Puzak and Balzert competed in singles matches as well, both dropping three set matches in very similar scores. Puzak fell to a player from BYU 6-3, 3-6, 10-7, while Balzert fell to an athlete from Wyoming 6-2, 3-6, 10-7.
With the finished final for Stanojevic, the Buffs packed up and are back in Boulder after foregoing the final day of competition. Colorado concludes the fall season Nov. 5-7 at the FGCU Invite in Florida.
Doubles Tournament
Round of 64
Caroline Pozo/Antonia Balzert (CU) def. Gina Dittmann/Annabel Davis (NAU) 8-5
Megan Forster/Mila Stanojevic (CU) def. Melissa Huchet/Andrea Redondo (ID) 8-4
Emilee Astle/Kara Lin (BYU) def. Betina Tokac/Ellen Puzak (CU) 8-3
Sarka Richterova/Somer Dalla-Bona (CSU) def. Maria Campos/Ky Ecton (CU) 8-2
Round of 32
Megan Forster/Mila Stanojevic (CU) def. Laura Duhl/Elinor Beazley (NAU) 8-7 (3)
(5) Anastasia Abramyan/Leah Heimuli (BYU) def. Caroline Pozo/Antonia Balzert (CU) 8-5
Round of 16
Grace Haugen/Maria Goheen (MT) def. Megan Forster/Mila Stanojevic (CU) 8-7 (5)
Singles Tournament
Flight A
Round of 64
Caroline Pozo (CU) def. (12) Vivian Glozman (AFA) 6-1, 6-2
Maria Campos (CU) def. Hana Cho (ISU) 6-3, 6-1
Megan Forster (CU) def. Sofia Markova (NAU) 6-2, 6-4
Yujia Huang (BYU) def. Antonia Balzert (CU) 7-6, 6-3
Round of 32
Caroline Pozo (CU) def. Leah Heimuli (BYU) 6-4, 7-5
(9) Joana Baptista (BSU) def. Maria Campos (CU) 6-3, 7-5
Andrea Burguete Beltran (DU) def. Megan Forster (CU) 7-6, 6-1
Round of 16
(6) Taylor Melville (DU) def. Caroline Pozo (CU) 5-7, 6-3, 6-3
Flight B
Round of 64
Ky Ecton (CU) def. Gavi Kalaga (NMSU) 6-3, 6-7, 6-2
Madison Smith (BYU) def. Betina Tokac (CU) 0-6, 6-4, 6-4
Mila Stanojevic (CU) BYE
Ellen Puzak (CU) BYE
Round of 32
Mila Stanojevic (CU) def. Qianxin Kong (BYU) 3-6, 6-2, 6-2
Sicely Ferreira (WSU) def. Ellen Puzak (CU) 6-2, 7-6
Wing Ka Lin (BYU) def. Ky Ecton (CU) 7-6, 6-2
Round of 16
Mila Stanojevic (CU) def. Gabriella Charalampidi (UNR) 6-1, 6-0
Mila Stanojevic (CU) def. Lisa Zhu (NMSU) 7-5, 6-3
Mila Stanojevic (CU) def. Cindy Hu (UNLV) 0-6, 7-5, 6-4
Mila Stanojevic (CU) def. Wing Ka Lin (BYU) Withdraw
Added Flight A Singles Matches
Antonia Balzert (CU) def. Zita Kovacs (UNLV) 6-3, 6-2
Megan Forster (CU) def. Anastasia Abramyan (BYU) 6-2, 7-5
Maria Campos (CU) def. Lola O'Lideadha (ISU) 6-0, 6-1
Added Flight B Singles Matches
Andrea Cuquerella (MSU) def. Ellen Puzak (CU) 7-6, 6-3
Betina Tokac (CU) def. Alexis Odom (AFA) 6-0, 6-4
Qianxin Kong (BYU) def. Ky Ecton (CU) 6-3, 7-5
(BYU) def. Ellen Puzak (CU) 6-3, 3-6, 10-7
(WYO) def. Antonia Balzert (CU) 6-2, 3-6, 10-7
Added Doubles Matches
Goncharova/A. Lamoreaux (UU) def. Ecton/Campos (CU) 6-4
Tokac/Puzak (CU) def. Le/Stelse (AFA) 6-1
Stanojevic/Forster (CU) def. UNLV 6-2
(BYU) def. Balzert/Ecton (CU) 6-3
(UU) def. Tokac/Puzak (CU) 6-4