ORU Battles at ITA Central Regional
Marizanne Bouwer was victorious in her 1st round qualifying match, a 6-1, 6-4 win over Gaby Pintos of UMKC. Bouwer was upended in her 2nd round match, a 6-2, 6-2 loss to Oklahoma’s Emma Devine.
Mairead Cleary fell in her 1st round qualifying match, 6-1, 6-0, to Oklahoma State’s Karyn Guttormsen. Cleary lost her consolation match to UMKC’s Amelie Amsallem, 6-1, 6-1.
Melanie Marlin was beaten by Anastasija Trubica of Kansas in her 1st round qualifying match, 6-3, 6-0. In her consolation match, Marlin lost to Brooke Urzendowski of Saint Louis, 6-4, 6-3.
Haley Martin started in the main draw, where she lost her 1st round match to Tulsa’s Rongrong Leenabanchong, 6-1, 6-0.
In doubles play, Marlin and Cleary were topped by Tulsa’s Yelena Nemchen and Marcelina Cichon, 8-1, while Martin and Bouwer lost to Tulsa’s Renata Kuricova and Saana Saarteinen, 8-2.
The Golden Eagles will next play at the Arkansas State Invitational, which begins on October 26 in Jonesboro, Ark.