CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The Furman women's tennis team concluded play Saturday at the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championships at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C. The tournament showcased the top women's tennis players from the states of North Carolina and South Carolina.
Freshman Katarina Weymouth won her opening round singles match, defeating Barbara Mancera of N.C. State, 7-6, 7-5, on Friday then topped Clemson's Ally Miller Krasilnikov, 6-1, 7-5, in the second round. In the round of 16, Wake Forest's Anna Ulyashchenko downed Weymouth, 6-0, 6-4. Junior Ansley Speaks fell to Alyssa Smith of Duke, 6-4, 6-1, in the opening round but defeated South Carolina's Allie Mills, 6-2, 6-1, in a consolation match.
The Paladin duo of Weymouth and Speaks teamed up to beat N.C. State's Mancera and Amanda Rebol, 8-4, in the opening round of 64 then dropped an 8-4 match to Ingrid Martins and Ellie Zogg of South Carolina in the second round.
Furman will compete at the Georgia State Fall Tournament in Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 30-Nov. 1.
Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information
Complete Furman Results
USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championships
Singles Main Draw - Friday, Oct. 23
Rd 64 Katarina Weymouth (Furman) def. Barbara Mancera (N.C. State), 7-6, 7-5
Rd 32 Katarina Weymouth (Furman) def. Ally Miller Krasilnikov (Clemson), 6-1, 7-5
Rd 64 Alyssa Smith (Duke) def. Ansley Speaks (Furman), 6-4, 6-1
Saturday, Oct. 24
Rd 16 Anna Ulyashchenko (Wake Forest) def. Katarina Weymouth (Furman), 6-0, 6-4
Singles Consolation Draw - Saturday, Oct. 24
Ansley Speaks (Furman) def. Allie Mills (South Carolina), 6-2, 6-1
Doubles Main Draw - Thursday, Oct. 22
Rd 64 Ansley Speaks/Katarina Weymouth (Furman) def. Barbara Mancera/Amanda Rebol (N.C. State), 8-4
Rd 32 Ingrid Martins/Ellie Zogg (USC) def. Ansley Speaks/Katarina Weymouth (Furman), 8-4