Oct. 3, 2004

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s tennis team concluded play at the 2004 Kentucky Fall Classic Sunday at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Ky. The tandem of seniors Lindsay Bryan and Meredith Vincent led the squad, as they claimed the title in the green flight.

In the green flight championship match, Bryan (Sr., New Orleans, La.,/Ursuline Academy) and Vincent (Sr., Cincinnati, Ohio/Virginia Tech) beat host Kentucky’s Foster and Sober, 9-7.

A number of Buckeyes posted wins in singles consolation play Sunday. In the green flight, freshman Silvia Prajescu (Dollard-Des-Orneaux, Quebec/Des-Sources) topped Louisville’s Ariana Marshall in three sets, while Vincent topped Purdue’s Brittany Minna in straight sets. In a Buckeye matchup, Kristin Messmer (So., Lutherville, Md./McDonogh) beat Sonia Ruzimovsky (So., Brooklyn, N.Y./Brooklyn Technical), 6-1, 6-2, in the red flight.

In the white flight, Caitlin O’Keefe (Fr., Troy, Mich./Troy) beat Shawna Zuccarini of Purdue, 6-4, 6-4, and in the blue flight, Lindsey Adams (Sr., Mercer Island, Wash./Mercer Island) beat Marshall’s Joelle Good, 6-2, 6-2.

2004 Kentucky Fall Classic
Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex
Lexington, Ky.
Ohio State results (Oct. 2-3)

Team Abbreviations – UL/Louisville, UI/Illinois, OSU/Ohio State,
WM/William & Mary, PU/Purdue, UA/Arkansas, AC/Albilene Christian,
MTSU/Middle Tennessee State, MU/Marshall, UK/Kentucky

Green Flight
Ariana Marshall (UL) def. Meredith Vincent (OSU) – 7-5, 6-2
Silvia Prajescu (OSU) def. Alex de Guzman (WM) – 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
Prajescu (OSU) def. Brittany Minna (PU) – 6-1, 6-1
Meredith Vincent (OSU) def. Brittany Minna (PU) – 6-3, 6-2
Silvia Prajescu (OSU) def. Ariana Marshall (UL) – 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-2

Red Flight
Sonia Ruzimovsky (OSU) def. Suzanna Gracanin (UL) – 6-3, 1-6, 6-2
Kristin Messmer (OSU) def. Lara Burgarello (PU) – 7-5, ret.
Kristin Messmer (OSU) def. Sonia Ruzimovsky (OSU) – 6-1,6-2

White Flight
Caitlin O’Keefe (OSU) def. Summer Beasley (AC) – 6-2, 6-0
Lindsay Bryan (OSU) def. Iliana Pacheco (UA) – 6-3, 6-1
Caitlin O’Keefe (OSU) def. Shawna Zuccarini (PU) – 6-4, 6-4
Danielle Hock (MU) def. Lindsay Bryan (OSU) – 6-1, 6-3

Blue Flight
Momei Qu (UI) def. Emily DeCamilla (OSU) – 6-0, 6-0
Emily DeCamilla (OSU) Cynthya Goulet (UI)
Stephanie Wooten (PU) def. Lindsey Adams (OSU) – 6-3, 6-4
Lindsey Adams (OSU) def. Joelle Good (MU) – 6-2, 6-2

Gold Flight
Round Robin
Emily Howard (OSU) def. Olivia Hill (MU) – 6-0, 6-0
Emily Howard (OSU) def. Elizabeth Dolan (UI) – 6-1, 6-1

Blue Doubles Flight
Cornett/Jovanovic (UA) def. O’Keefe/Adams (OSU) – 8-6
O’Keefe/Adams (OSU) def. Kroh/Good (MU) – 8-6

Red Doubles Flight
Messmer/Ruzimovsky (OSU) def. Qu/Dolan – 8-4
Messmer/Ruzimovsky (OSU) Linden/Facheco (UA) – DNP

Green Doubles Flight
Bryan/Vincent (OSU) def. Yang/de Guzman (WM) – 8-6
First Place Match
Bryan/Vincent (OSU) def. Foster/Sober (UK) – 9-7
Cibils/Vest (MTSU) def. Hill (MU)/Prajescu (OSU) – 8-4
Asel/Paradis (MU) def. Hill (MU)/Prajescu (OSU) – 8-0

White Doubles Flight
Coventry/Schwenk (UK) def. DeCamilla/Howard (OSU) – 8-5
Third Place
Harkins/Knue (UI) def. DeCamilla/Howard (OSU) – 9-8 (6)