MONTGOMERY, Ala. – No.4 Keiser (Fla.) def. No. 5 William Carey (Miss.) 5-2 in the quarterfinals of the 2017 NAIA Women's Tennis National Championship Thursday.
William Cary finishes the season with a 21-4 record. The Crusaders' two wins came in singles, with Aleksandra Grela (FR/Brussels, Belguim) winning at No. 2 singles and Nataliia Baliaeva (JR/Saint Petersburg, Russia) winning 6-3, 6-1 at No. 4.
1. Megane Bianco (KEISER) def. Jelena Dordan (WCU) 6-1, 6-1
2. Aleksandra Grela (WCU) def. Julianna Heino (KEISER) 3-0, retired
3. Juliana Goncalves (KEISER) def. Wendy Barsotti (FR/Aix en Provence, France) (WCU) 7-5, 6-0
4. Nataliia Baliaeva (WCU) def. Samantha Guy (KEISER) 6-3, 6-1
5. Lorene Foerste (KEISER) vs. Gloria Kaufman (JR/Jagerberg, Austria) (WCU) no result
6. Teodora Stanciu (KEISER) vs. Lorena Jimenez (WCU) no result
1. Julianna Heino/Megane Bianco (KEISER) def. Jelena Dordan/Aleksandra Grela (WCU) 8-2
2. Samantha Guy/Lorene Foerste (KEISER) def. Wendy Barsotti/Nataliia Baliaeva (WCU) 8-6
3. Juliana Goncalves/Teodora Stanciu (KEISER) def. Daria Veretennikova (JR/Saint Petersburg, Russia)/Lorena Jimenez (WCU) 8-5
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (2,1,4,3)
Article Written By Matthew Hicks Assistant Commissioner SSAC