October 10, 2021

Buckeyes Wrap Up Action in Cincinnati


COLUMBUS, Ohio –Three members of the Ohio State women’s tennis team competed in the UC/Xavier Invite hosted by the Bearcats and Musketeers over the weekend.

In singles, sophomore Lina Ali was 2-1 in the tournament, with two super tiebreaker victories, while senior Kolie Allen went 1-1 and freshman Dani Schoenly dropped two matches. Ali and Schoenly teamed up to go 1-1 in doubles.

ITA Super Regional in Columbus Up Next

  • 22-25, the Buckeyes will host the ITA Midwest Region Super Regional in the Ty Tucker Tennis Center.
  • The tournament will include both singles and doubles draws, with the singles champions and runner-up and doubles champion advancing to the ITA National Fall Championships.

UC/Xavier Invite
Cincinnati, Ohio

Day One: Doubles @Xavier
Ali/Schoenly (Ohio St.) def. Nwaozuzu/Smith (Xavier), 6-2

Day One: Singles @Xavier
Zalukar (Miami (OH)) def. Allen (Ohio St), 6-4, 7-6(6)
Ali (Ohio St) def. Tikhonko (Bellarmine), 1-6, 7-6(3), 10-5
Ushio (Miami (OH)) def. Schoenly (Ohio St), 7-5, 6-1

Day One: Singles @Xavier Round 2
Smith (Xavier) def. Ali (Ohio St), 6-4, 6-0

Day Two: Doubles @Xavier
Valentinsson/Zalukar (Miami (OH)) def. Ali/Schoenly (Ohio St), 7-5

Day Two: Singles @UC
Allen (Ohio St) def. Niehaus (Cincy), 2-6, 6-1, 10-4
Tikhonko (Bellarmine) def. Schoenly (Ohio St), 7-6(3), 6-2
Ali (Ohio St) def. Valentinsson (Miami (OH)), 7-6(5), 4-6, 10-7