Lai and Martinez Wrap Up Play at 17th Annual Cissie Leary Classic
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Sophomore Carmen Lai (Shatin, Hong Kong) and junior Abby Martinez (Winter Haven, Fla.) wrapped up the weekend for the University of Delaware women’s tennis team at the 17th Annual Cissie Leary Classic, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania.
Martinez picked up a victory in her lone match of the day, defeating Temple’s Carly Bohman, 6-4, 7-6 (1) in the singles first round consolation consolation. She advanced to the flight’s finals against Bowdoin’s Samantha Stalder, but the two did not compete.
Looking for her third straight win of the weekend, Lai fell to the eventual champion, Ksenia Berestetska (Akron), 6-1, 6-1 in the singles second round flight ‘A’ consolation quarterfinals.
· First-year Hen Abby Martinez has won a career-best two straight matches.
· Martinez holds a career-record of 3-5 in a Delaware uniform.
· Lai is 24-11 all-time for UD.
· September 27-29 – Saint Joseph’s Tournament, Philadelphia, Pa.
· October 11-13 – Women’s Collegiate Invitational, Flushing Meadow, N.Y.
· October 18-21 – USTA/ITA Northeast Regionals, Charlottesville, Va.
No team scoring
SINGLES SECOND ROUND CONSOLATION FLIGHT A
Ksenia Berestetska (Akron) def. Carmen Lai (UD), 6-1, 6-1
SINGLES FIRST ROUND CONSOLATION CONSOLATION
Abby Martinez (UD) def. Carly Bohman (Temple), 6-4, 7-6 (1)
Martinez (UD) vs. Samantha Stalder (Bowdoin), DNP