September 22, 2017

Buckeyes at the Debbie Southern Fall Classic


Sept. 22, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s tennis team competed in the Debbie Southern Fall Classic hosted by Furman in Greenville, S.C., over the weekend.

Senior Olivia Sneed led the way for the Buckeyes, picking up three victories to win Flight 2. She and freshman Mary Beth Hurley finished third in Flight 2 doubles.

The first day of competition marked the first collegiate matches for Hurley and redshirt freshmen Shiori Fukuda and Maria Tyrina. Redshirt sophomore Danielle Wolf played her first match as a Buckeye Friday as well.

Friday, Sneed and Hurley both posted first round wins in their respective flights and the duo paired together for a doubles victory.

Saturday, Sneed notched a straight set win to advance to the Flight 2 final. In consolation action, Tyrina and Wolf both claimed three set victories. In doubles consolation matches, Wolf and junior Andrea Ballinger came away with an 8-6 victory and Hurley and Sneed won by the same score.

Sunday, Sneed topped Bojana Markovic of Texas, 6-1, 7-5, for the flight title. Fukuda posted a win in her consolation match in Flight 1, topping Tennessee’s Sadie Hammond.

In doubles action Sunday, Fukuda and Tyrina lost in the Flight 1 final, 8-4, to a tandem from Wake Forest, while Sneed and Hurley won their third place match in Flight 2 over a Clemson team, 8-6. Wolf and Ballinger topped a Tennessee duo 8-6 in Flight 3 consolation.

Debbie Southern Classic
Greenville, S.C.
Sept. 22-24, 2017

Flight 1
No. 47 Christina Rosca (Vanderbilt) def. Shiori Fukuda (Ohio State), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2
Consolation: Magda Adaloglou (Mississippi State) def. Shiori Fukuda (Ohio State), 7-5, 6-3
7th Place: Shiori Fukuda (Ohio State) def. Sadie Hammond (Tennessee), 6-0, 6-3

Flight 2
Olivia Sneed (Ohio State) def. Sydney Riley (Clemson), 6-2, 3-6, 6-1
Olivia Sneed (Ohio State) def. Anastasia Rentouli (Mississippi State), 6-3, 6-3
Final: Olivia Sneed (Ohio State) def. Bojana Markovic (Texas), 6-1, 7-5

Flight 4
Marta Perez-Mur (Texas) def. Maria Tyrina (Ohio State), 6-3, 6-4
Consolation: Maria Tyrina (OSU) def. Fernanda Navarro (Clemson), 7-5, 1-6, 6-4
Consolation Final: No. 112 Emma Kurtz (Vanderbilt) def. Maria Tyrina (Ohio State), 6-2, 7-5

Flight 5
Summer Dvorak (Vandy) def. Danielle Wolf (OSU), 5-7, 6-4, 6-0
Consolation: Danielle Wolf (Ohio State) def. Anna Ulyaschenko (WFU), 6-3, 0-6, 6-2
Consolation Final: Petra Hule (FSU) def. Danielle Wolf (Ohio State), 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (6)

Flight 6
Mary Beth Hurley (Ohio State) def. Allie Sanford (Ole Miss), 6-3, 6-2
Gabby Schuck (UT) def. Mary Beth Hurley (Ohio State), 6-2, 6-0
3rd Place: Emily Smith (Vanderbilt) def. Mary Beth Hurley (Ohio State), 2-6, 6-3, 6-1

Flight 7
Ariana Rahmanparast (FSU) def. Andrea Ballinger (Ohio State), 6-4, 7-6 (6)
Consolation: Brooke Stevens (Ole Miss) def. Andrea Ballinger (Ohio State), 6-3, 1-6, 6-3
7th Place: Andrea Ballinger (Ohio State) def. Georgie Walker (Furman), DEFAULT

Flight 1
Fukuda/Tyrina (Ohio State) def. Kurtz/Rosca (Vandy), 8-2
Fukuda/Tyrina (Ohio State) def. Braun/Rentouli (Mississippi State), 8-2
Final: Omiro/Ulyashchenko (Wake Forest) def. Fukuda/Tyrina (Ohio State), 8-4

Flight 2
Sneed/Hurley (Ohio State) def. Lizariturry/Vozniak (Mississippi State), 8-3
Hammond/McGiffin (Texas) def. Sneed/Hurley (Ohio State), 8-7
3rd Place: Sneed/Hurley (Ohio State) def. Riley/Schroeder (Clemson), 8-6

Flight 3
Ruiz/Navarro (Clemson) def. Wolf/Ballinger (Ohio State), 8-1
Consolation: Garcia/Hule (FSU) def. Wolf/Ballinger (Ohio State), 8-1
7th Place: Wolf/Ballinger (Ohio State) def. Silva/Sawyer (UT), 8-6

Extra Match
Andrea Ballinger (Ohio State) def. Hannah Ferrett (Furman), 7-6, 1-6, 6-0