WACO, Texas – Baylor women’s tennis sophomore Elizabeth Profit made the singles finale at the Under Armour/H-E-B Kickoff Saturday.
The BU sophomore began the day with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory over Georgia Southern’s Kristin Rehse in the quarterfinals. Profit then made the finale by taking a 6-1, 6-1 triumph over Maria Avgerinos of Wisconsin.
In the singles quarterfinals, Theresa Van Zyl lost to Louisiana Monroe’s Tiffany Mylonas, 3-6, 6-0, 6-3.
Meanwhile in doubles, Profit and Van Zyl took an 8-1 victory in the quarterfinals over Jennifer Brown and Sara Lizariturry of Mississippi State. Then the Baylor duo advanced to the doubles finale by defeating Georgia State’s Damira Muinovic and Kristin Rehse, 8-3.
Karina Traxler and Jessica Hinojosa fell to Troy’s Nancy Karaky and Alicia Rodriguez, 8-3,
In singles consolation play, Karina Traxler fell to Karaky, 7-5, 6-3.
In backdraw singles action, Hinojosa picked up a pair of victories over Wisconsin’s Michelle Linden, 6-1, 6-2 and Troy’s Sanae Ohta, 6-3, 6-2.
“The ladies battled hard today. I am proud of their effort and focus throughout this tournament. It's exciting to see Liz on the right track and competing full out again. Tomorrow's finals give Liz and Theresa some invaluable big match experience.” - head coach Joey Scrivano
Action will resume at 8:30 a.m. CT Sunday morning at the Hurd Tennis Center.
In the singles finale, Profit will play ULM’s Mylonas.
Profit and Van Zyl will face Troy’s Nacy Karaky and Rodriguez in doubles finale Sunday.
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