Bretz, Waskiewicz Fall in Semifinals at ITA Regional Tournament

Bretz, Waskiewicz Fall in Semifinals at ITA Regional Tournament

FREDERICKSBURG, VA. - Sophomore Nina Bretz and freshman Megan Waskiewicz advanced to the semifinals in the Blue No. 3 doubles group, but would eventually fall by an 8-1 score to Melissa Karidis and Madison Reed of Grove City College by an 8-1 score at the ITA Regional Championships, hosted by Mary Washington.

Bretz and Waskiewicz opened up play in the quarterfinals with an 8-5 victory over Brenna Gutshall and Laura Penhallegon of McDaniel College.

In Blue No. 1 doubles, sophomores Jenna Skove and Kelsi Mentzer fell by an 8-3 score to Sabrina Adams and Katie Gauch of Johns Hopkins.

In No. 4 singles, junior Christina Endy advanced to the quarterfinals after defeating Penhallegon in straight-sets, 6-2, 6-2. In her next match, however, Endy would fall to Sage Cole of Salisbury in straight sets. 

Waskiewicz bettered Gutshall of McDaniel by a 6-1, 6-1 score to advance to the quarters, but she would then drop her match to Ariana Leggio of Salisbury, 6-1, 6-2. 

Skove took the first set of her opening round No. 1 singles match, but would eventually fall by a 5-7, 6-1, 1-0 score. 

The second day of the tournament takes place on Sunday, September 24.