Adams, Ullathorne Advance To Round of 16 At ITA Texas Regionals

Elizabeth Ullathorne advanced to the Round of 16 at the ITA Texas Regionals in Waco.

October 20, 2012

WACO, Texas – Texas Tech’s Samantha Adams and Elizabeth Ullathorne advanced to the Round of 16 of the ITA Texas Regional Championships held at Baylor University’s Hurd Tennis Center.

Adams, who is seeded seventh overall in the event, bested North Texas’ Agustina Valenzuela, 6-1, 6-0 in the Round of 64. She then toppled Heidi Stewart of SMU in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2 to advance to the Round of 16. Adams will face 17th-seeded Stefanie Hristov of Texas A&M on Sunday at 10:15 a.m.

Ullathorne, who is one of 16 players seeded No. 17, defeated Daniella Trigo of Rice, 6-2, 6-4 in the Round of 128. She then outlasted UTEP’s Rebecca Calvillo, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 in the Round of 64. Ullathorne pulled past Lina Padegimaite of Texas in straight sets to advance to the Round of 16. She will face Emma Burgic of Baylor on Sunday at 10:15 a.m.

After dropping first round matches, Sofya Malysheva and Kenna Kilgo have advanced to the fourth round of the consolation bracket. The pair returns to action on Sunday at 12:15 p.m. in their respective matches.

In doubles action, three of Texas Tech’s four doubles tandems have advanced to the Round of 16.

No. 1 seeded Samantha Adams and Kenna Kilgo cruised past Houston’s Elana Kordolaimi and Dionne Sanders, 8-4. The Tech duo will face Texas A&M’s Stefania Hristov and Cristina Stancu at 9 a.m. Sunday.

Caroline Starck and Ullathorne teamed to upend North Texas’ Kseniya Bardabush and Franziska Sprinkmeyer, 9-7, to advance to the Round of 16. Starck and Ullathorne will face third-seeded Natalie Beazant and Dominique Harmath of Rice at 9 a.m. Sunday.

Nikki Sanders and Rashmi Teltumbde defeated Valentina Starkova and Barbora Vykydalova of North Texas, 8-4, in the Round of 64. The Tech tandem followed up with an 8-5 win over Anna Mamalat and Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar. Sanders and Teltumbde will face fourth-seeded Millie Nichols and Olivia Smith of TCU at 9 a.m. Sunday.

ITA Texas Regional Championships / Waco, Texas
Main Draw Singles
Round of 128

Rachel Baldree (TSU) def. Sofya Malysheva (TT), 6-4, 6-1
Nikki Sanders (TT) def. Vanessa Figueroa (TAMUCC), 6-1, 6-0
(17) Caroline Starck (TT) def. Liucija Smaizyte (UTA), 6-1, 6-1
(17) Elizabeth Ullathorne (TT) def. Daniella Trigo (Rice), 6-2, 6-4
Sandra Dynka (TT) def. Wanda Beguelin (UTPA), 6-1, 6-3
Round of 64

(17) Noel Scott (UT) def. Nikki Sanders (TT), 6-0, 6-4
(17) Caroline Starck (TT) def. Victoria Parshikova (UNT), 6-1, 6-4
(8) #76 Samantha Adams (TT) def. Agustina Valenzuela (UNT), 6-1, 6-0
Megan Horter (BU) def. (17) Kenna Kilgo (TT), 7-5, 6-2
(17) Rashmi Teltumbde (TT) def. Carolina Salas (Lamar), 5-7, 6-1, 6-4
(17) Elizabeth Ullathorne (TT) def. Rebecca Calvillo (UTEP), 4-6, 6-3, 6-0
(16) Elizabeth Begley (UT) def. Sandra Dynka (TT), 7-5, 7-5
Round of 32

(3) #17 Cristina Stancu (A&M) def. (17) Caroline Starck (TT), 6-2, 6-1
(8) #76 Samantha Adams (TT) def. Heidi Stewart (SMU), 6-2, 6-2
(4) #20 Aeriel Ellis (UT) def. (17) #105 Rashmi Teltumbde (TT),  7-5, 4-6, 6-4
(17) Elizabeth Ullathorne (TT) def. #104 Lina Padegimaite (UT), 7-5; 4-3 Ret (inj)
Round of 16

(8) #76 Samantha Adams (TT) vs. (17) Stefania Hristov (A&M), 10:15 a.m. Sunday
(17) Elizabeth Ullathorne (TT) vs. (7) Emma Burgic (BU), 10:15 a.m. Sunday
Consolation Singles
Second Round

Sofya Malysheva (TT) def. Madeleine Mortimore (SHSU), 6-3, 2-6, 6-4
Kenna Kilgo (TT) def. Juliana Gajic (UT), 6-4, 6-3
Third  Round

Sofya Malysheva (TT) def. Anastasiya Sylenko (UTEP), 6-1, 6-0
Kenna Kilgo (TT) def. Mariana Perez (TSU), 6-0, 6-1
Fourth Round

Sofya Malysheva (TT) vs. Emelia Box (UNT), 12:15 p.m. Sunday
Kenna Kilgo (TT) vs. Ilona Serchenko (UNT), 12:15 p.m. Sunday
Main Draw Doubles
Round of 64

Nikki Sanders / Rashmi Teltumbde (TT) def. Valentina Starkova / Barbora Vykydalova (UNT), 8-4
Sandra Dynka / Sofya Malysheva (TT) def. Rachel Baldree / Berenice Van Bergh (TSU), 8-1
Round of 32

(1) #6 Samantha Adams / Kenna Kilgo (TT) def. Elana Kordolaimi / Dionne Sanders (UH), 8-4
Caroline Starck / Elizabeth Ullathorne (TT) def. Kseniya Bardabush / Franziska Sprinkmeyer (UNT), 9-7
Nikki Sanders / Rashmi Teltumbde (TT) def. Anna Mamalat / Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar (A&M), 8-5
(2) Ema Burgic / Jordaan Sanford (BU) def. Sandra Dynka / Sofya Malysheva (TT), 8-3
Round of 16

(1) #6 Samantha Adams / Kenna Kilgo (TT) vs. Stefania Hristov / Cristina Stancu (A&M), 9 a.m. Sunday
(3) #8 Natalie Beazant / Dominique Harmath (Rice) vs. Caroline Starck / Elizabeth Ullathorne (TT), 9 a.m. Sunday
(4) #16 Millie Nichols / Olivia Smith (TCU) vs. Nikki Sanders / Rashmi Teltumbde (TT), 9 a.m. Sunday




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