Oct. 6, 2007
BLACKSBURG, Va. - Marshall's Kassie Moore was the lone women's tennis player to advance to the finals on Saturday in the Hokie Invitational at the Burrows/Burleson Tennis Center. Moore will face Davidson College's Meredith Skeeter on Sunday in the Flight D singles finals with the time to be announced.
Liberty University's Jordan Jenkins defeated Marshall's Jessica Keener (Reston, Va.), 6-4, 6-4, in the Flight A singles fifth place consolation bracket. On Sunday, Keener will compete against Eastern Michigan's No. 70 nationally-ranked Vanessa Frankowski with time to be announced.
In straight-set, Marshall's Yulia Kashelkina (Moscow, Russia) defeated Eastern Michigan's Aleksandra Stankovic, 6-1, 6-0, in the Flight B singles 13th place consolation bracket. Kashelkina will face Radford's Camilia Noldin on Sunday with time to be announced.
The Herd's Moore defeated Virginia Tech's Bethan James, 5-7, 6-3, 6-0, in the Flight D singles semi finals on Saturday. On Sunday, Moore will take on Davidson College's Meredith Skeeters in the Flight A singles final round with time to be announced.
In doubles action, Winthrop's Fadina/Wilkinson defeated the Herd's Kashelkina/Keener, 8-6, in the Flight A doubles consolation quarter finals. The duo received a bye in the thirteenth place bracket first round. Marshall's pair will face James Madison's duo Erickson/Jain on Sunday in the thirteenth place consolation bracket with the time to be announced.
Action will conclude on Sunday at the Burrows/Burleson Tennis Center with times to be announced. Complete updates on the Hokie Invitational can be found at: www.hokiesports.com/wtennis/tourney.
Flight A Singles Saturday's Results
Fifth Place Consolation Bracket - Jenkins (LU) def. Keener (Mar) - 6-4, 6-4
Flight B Singles Saturday's Results
Flight D Singles Saturday's Results
Thirteenth Place Bracket - Kashelkina (Mar) def. Stankovic (EMU) - 6-1, 6-0
Semi Finals - Moore (Mar) def. James (VT) - 5-7, 6-3, 6-0
Flight A Doubles Saturday's Results
Consolation Quarter Finals - Fadina/Wilkinson (WU) def. Kashelkina/Keener (Mar) - 8-6
Thirteenth Place Bracket - Kashelkina/Keener (Mar) - Bye