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COLUMBUS, Ohio – OSU’s No. 89-ranked Sadhaf Pervez (Sr./Warren, N.J.) fell to Northwestern’s No. 90 Christella Grier, 6-3, 6-1, in the Round of 16 at the Omni Hotels/ITA Midwest Regional Championships Sunday in East Lansing, Mich. She defeated Eastern Michigan’s Ying Kansuthi (6-0, 6-0) in the first round and Michigan’s Leanne Rutherford (6-0, 6-0) in the second round. She was the only Buckeye to advance past the first round in the singles main draw. No. 69 Erica Fisk (Jr./Indianapolis, Ind.), seeded No. 9-16, was upset by Notre Dame’s Lauren Connelly in the first round.

In the doubles main draw, Fisk and Meaghan Colville (Jr./Toronto, Ontario) advanced to the Round of 16 by compiling victories in the first two rounds. They were defeated by No. 3 seed and No. 17-ranked Marine Piriou and Jessica Rush of Northwestern, 8-2.

This fall, Pervez is 10-5 in singles play and 3-2 in doubles. Fisk has posted an 8-4 singles record and a 7-3 doubles mark. The Buckeyes have combined for a singles record of 64-50.

Ohio State Results Singles Round of 64 No. 89 [6] Pervez def. Ying Kansuthi (Eastern Mich.) 6-0, 6-0 Amy Thomas (Minn.) def. Leskovar 6-1, 2-6, 7-6(2) Lauren Clary (Xavier) def. Williams 6-4, 7-6(2) Lauren Connelly (Notre Dame) def. [9-16] Fisk, 6-4, 7-5
Round of 32 No. 89 [6] Pervez def. Leanne Rutherford (Mich.) 6-0, 6-0
Round of 16 No. 90 [9-16] Christella Grier (Northwestern) def. No. 89 [6] Pervez 6-2, 6-3
Consolation Match Leskovar def. Nolan (Mich.) 3-6, 7-5 (10-7) Fisk def. Alexandrova (Iowa) 6-1, 1-0, Ret. Strembitsky (Akron) def. DeCamilla 6-4, 6-4 McGalligan (Wis.) def. Williams 6-2, 6-2
Doubles Round of 64 [9-16] Fisk/Colville def. K.Clary/Weightman (Xavier) 8-5 Williams/DeCamilla def. Thomas/DeBruyn (Drake) 8-2 Pervez/Leskovar def. Lincaru/Gamank (Eastern Mich.) 8-5 No. 13 [1] Schlukebir/Tran (Indiana) def. Adams/Bowen 8-2
Doubles Round of 32 [9-16] Fisk/Colville def. Ribero/Rivero (Toledo) 8-3 [9-16] Sunha/Stastny (Notre Dame) def. Williams/DeCamilla 8-5 [7] DaCosta/Rutherford (Mich.) def. Pervez/Leskovar 8-6
Doubles Round of 16 No. 17 [3] Rush/Piriou (Northwestern) def. [9-16] Fisk/Colville 8-2
Consolation Match Adams/Bowen def. Maloney/Schoenberger (BGSU) 8-2