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Kenna Kilgo Paces Lady Raider Tennis

Kenna Kilgo won a pair of matches on Friday in Houston.

November 1, 2013

Texas Tech had mixed results as it split its squad, sending half the team to Houston and half the team to Albuquerque.

In Houston at the University of Houston Cougar Classic, Texas Tech won five of six matches on Friday.

Junior Kenna Kilgo led the way, as she topped Polina Konop of Northwestern State, 6-2, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2 in the Flight 1 quarterfinals. Lynn Kiro, competing in the same bracket, topped Despoina Vogasari of Houston, 1-6, 7-5, 6-3.

Kansas’ Maria Jose Cardona won in three sets over Tech’s No. 61 Samantha Adams, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (8-6) in the Flight 2 quarterfinals.

In the Flight 4 singles quarterfinals, Rashmi Teltumbde picked up a straight set win over Lamar’s Dariya Dashutina, 6-3, 6-2.

In doubles, Adams and Kilgo rolled into the semifinals with an 8-2 win over Rice’s Liat Zimmerman and Alison Ho, while Teltumbde and Kiro crushed Texas State’s Monica Pieratt and Pippa Carr, 8-1.

In Albuquerque at the UNM Fall Invitational, Texas Tech went 3-3 on the first day of play.

Sarah Toti and Beatriz Machado Santos picked up first round wins, while Samantha Czarniak Rego and Claire Williams were not as lucky.

In doubles, Toti and Machado Santos topped Northern Arizona’s Hailey Rochin and Tatum Rochin, 8-5.

Cougar Classic
Hoff Tennis Courts | Houston, Texas

Flight 1 Singles
Lynn Kiro (TT) def. Despoina Vogasari (Houston), 1-6, 7-5, 6-3
#98 Kenna Kilgo (TT) def. Polina Konop (Northwestern State) 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-2
Flight 2 Singles

Maria Jose Cardona (Kansas) def. #61 Samantha Adams (TT) 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (6)
Flight 4 Singles

Rashmi Teltumbde (TT) def. Dariya Dashutina (Lamar) 6-3, 6-2
Flight 1 Doubles

#9 Kenna Kilgo / Samantha Adams (TT) def. Liat Zimmerman / Alison Ho (Rice) 8-2
Flight 2 Doubles

Rashmi Teltumbde / Lynn Kiro (TT) def. Monica Pieratt / Pippa Carr (Texas State) 8-1

UNM Fall Invitational
Cherry Flight Singles
Julyette Steur (CU) def. Samantha Czarniak Rego (TT), 6-3, 6-1
Silver Flight Singles
Sarah Toti (TT) def. Marie LeBlonde (UTEP), 6-2, 5-7, 6-4
Turquoise Flight Singles
Beatriz Machado Santos (TT) def. Jamie-Leigh Michau (UTEP), 6-2, 6-3
Black Flight Singles
Matilda Rose Tench (UTEP) def. Claire Williams (TT), 6-2, 4-6, 6
Cherry Flight Doubles

Sarah Toti/ Beatriz Machado Santos (TT) def. Hailey Rochin / Tatum Rochin (NAU), 8-5




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