Sept. 17, 2004

Columbus, Ohio – A pair of seniors, Meredith Vincent and Lindsay Bryan, were multiple winners for the Ohio State women’s tennis team as they began the fall season Friday at the University of Tennessee/St. Mary’s Fall Classic Friday in Knoxville, Tenn.

In singles, Vincent (Sr., Cincinnati, Ohio/Virginia Tech) topped Jacqui Williams of Middle Tennessee State, 6-0, 6-2, in Round One of Flight Five while Bryan (Sr., New Orleans, La./Ursuline Academy) stopped Amy Walgenbach of Purdue, 6-2, 6-2, in Round One of Flight Three. Also advancing for the Buckeyes was sophomore Sonia Ruzimovsky (Brooklyn, N.Y./Brooklyn Tech) when Alisha Talbot of Wake Forest withdrew in Flight Six.

In doubles, Vincent teamed with Emily Howard (Jr., Akron, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit) to top Emily Vest and Claudia Szabo of Middle Tennessee State, 8-4, in Round One of Flight Three before falling in Round Two to Jones and Griffith of Tennessee, 8-4. In Flight Four, Bryan and Silvia Prajescu (Fr., Dollard-Des-Orneaux, Quebec/Des-Sources) also picked up a Round One victory, stopping Barry and Barry of North Carolina State, 8-6, before falling in Round Two to Sober and Winebrenner of Kentucky by a score of 8-5. Also winning for the Buckeyes was the duo of Emily DeCamilla (Sr., Sacramento, Calif./Maryland) and Lindsey Adams (Sr., Mercer Island, Wash./Mercer Island), who topped Orlay and Roach of North Carolina State in a consolation match in Flight One.

Doubles and singles action at the St. Mary’s Classic continues Saturday at 8 a.m. in Knoxville, Tenn.

St. Mary’s Fall Invitational Day 1 Sept. 17, 2004 Knoxville, Tenn.

Teams competing: Ohio State (OSU), Tennessee (UT), Middle Tennessee State (MTSU),
North Carolina State (NCS), Purdue (PU), Furman (UF),
Kentucky (UK)

SINGLES (all Round 1)

Flight 1

#64 Ashlee Davis (WF) def. Emily DeCamilla (OSU), 6-1, 6-3

Flight 2 Bryce Marable (UT) def. Lindsey Adams (OSU), 6-3, 6-2

Flight 3 Caitlin O’Keefe (OSU) Emily Vest (MTSU) Lindsay Bryan (OSU) def. Amy Walgenbach (PU), 6-2, 6-2

Flight 4 Marti Morris (UF) def. Kristin Messmer (OSU), 1-6, 6-1, 6-0 Jenna Loeb (WF) def. Silvia Prajescu (OSU), 6-4, 6-0

Flight 5 Meredith Vincent (OSU) def. Jacqui Williams (MTSU), 6-0, 6-2

Flight 6 Sonia Ruzimovsky (OSU) def. Alisha Talbot (WF), wd

Flight 7 Sabrina Rohrmoser (MTSU) def. Emily Howard (OSU), 6-7, 6-4, 6-3


Flight 1 Rd. 1 Klaschka/Rohrmoser (MTSU) def. DeCamilla/Adams (OSU)., 8-3

Rd. 2 DeCamilla/Adams (OSU) def. Orlay/Roach (NCS), 9-8

Flight 2 Rd. 1 Schaub/Marable (UT) def. O’Keefe/Messmer (OSU), 8-1

Flight 3 Rd. 1 Vincent/Howard (OSU) def. Vest/Szabo (MTSU), 8-4 Rd. 2 Jones/Griffith (UT) def. Vincent/Howard (OSU), 8-4

Flight 4 Rd. 1 Bryan/Prajescu (OSU) def. Barry/Barry (N.C. State), 8-6 Rd. 2 Sober/Winebrenner (UK)) def. Bryan/Prajescu (OSU), 8-5