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McArthur places second in consolation bracket
For immediate release . . . September 22, 2007

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Xavier University's Colleen McArthur lost 9-8 (7-4) Saturday to Brenau's Jolene Wong in the women's singles consolation final of the ITA/NAIA Region XIII Tennis Championships at Lagoon Park Tennis Center.

McArthur reached the final after an 8-2 victory against Brenau's Diana Cardenas. Wong defeated Xavier's Selam Workeneh 9-8 (7-5) in the other semifinal, after Workeneh beat Brenau's Shkurte Ejupi 9-7.

In the men's singles main draw, Xavier's Terry Richardson defeated teammate Miroslav Vukicevic 4-6, 7-6, 6-4 in the second round, then lost 6-3, 6-1 in the quarterfinals to Auburn Montgomery's second-seeded Daniel Plasa.

Xavier's Anastesia Opata and Yuliem Dominguez lost 8-4 in the first round of women's doubles to Auburn Montgomery's top-seeded Kamila Dadakhodjaeva and Dominika Zuzulova.

The tournament was the first of two on Xavier's fall schedule.

 

 
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