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UTEP Tennis Concludes Day Two of Aggie Invitational

The UTEP tennis team saw more success in the second day of the Aggie Invitational at the NM State Tennis Center. The Miners picked up a win in doubles and three wins at singles.

Maria Paula Medina and Lois Wagenvoort defeated Gemma Goodland and Anely Heinze from Western New Mexico, 8-3, in the consolation semi-final round of the White Flight Doubles bracket. In the Crimson Flight Doubles bracket, Daphne Visscher and Raven Bennett paired up to take on Lindsay Harlas and Vanessa Valdez from NM State but dropped their match, 8-6.

In Singles action, Wagenvoort won her matchup against Valdez, 6-1, 7-5 in the Crimson Singles Flight Bracket. Action continued in the White Singles Flight bracket, where Visscher topped Lana Rinaldi of Grand Canyon, 6-3, 6-1, but Medina lost her battle with New Mexico’s Ruth Copas, 6-1, 6-1.

In the Gold Singles Flight bracket, Bennett picked up another win versus NM State’s Fanni Novak, 6-0, 6-1.

The tournament will conclude on Sunday and will begin with doubles at 9 a.m. (MT). Singles action will follow doubles with three Miners competing in Championship rounds of their brackets. Wagenvoort will compete against Hawai’i native, Diana Wong from New Mexico in the championship round of the Crimson Singles Flight.

Visscher will partake in the championship round of the White Singles Flight bracket and will compete against Susan Baklini, a senior from Grand Canyon, while Medina will go against NM State sophomore, Eli Arnaudova.

Bennett will also play in a championship round of her own in the Gold Singles Flight bracket. The sophomore will take on Grand Canyon’s senior Marie Deleval.

*UTEP RESULTS (SATURDAY)*
Crimson Flight Doubles

Visscher/Bennett (UTEP) lost to Harlas/Valdez (NM State), 8-6

White Flight Doubles
Medina/Wagenvoort (UTEP) def. Goodland/Heinze (WNM), 8-3

Crimson Singles Flight
Lois Wagenvoort (UTEP) def. Vanessa Valdez (NM State), 6-1, 7-5

White Singles Flight
Daphne Visscher (UTEP) def. Lana Rinaldi (GCU), 6-3, 6-1

Maria Paula Medina (UTEP) lost to Ruth Copas (UNM), 6-1, 6-1

Gold Singles Flight
Raven Bennett (UTEP) def. Fanni Novak (NM State), 6-0, 6-1

*UTEP DRAWS (SUNDAY)*
Crimson Flight Doubles

Visscher/Bennett (UTEP) vs. Kylie Waschuk/Alexandra Petrzalkova (GCU)

White Flight Doubles (9 a.m. MT)
Medina/Wagenvoort (UTEP) vs. Luiza Adas/Elena Preadca (TSU)

Crimson Singles Flight
Lois Wagenvoort (UTEP) vs. Diana Wong (UNM)

White Singles Flight
Daphne Visscher (UTEP) vs. Susan Baklini (GCU)

Maria Paula Medina (UTEP) vs. Eli Arnaudova (NM State)

Gold Singles Flight
Raven Bennett (UTEP) vs. Marie Deleval (GCU)

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