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Women's Tennis Completes Day One Of The Hurricane Fall Classic

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Oct. 27, 2000

CORAL GABLES, Fla.–The University of Miami women’s tennis team had a strong showing in day one of the first-ever Hurricane Fall Classic at The Neil Schiff Tennis Center on the UM campus.

Igna de Villiers, Abby Smith and Lauren Scaglione led the Hurricanes each going 2-0 on the day.

De Villiers, the No. 1 seed in Flight C defeated Valeria Papandrea of Barry University 6-4, 6-0, before downing Ewa Kleczek of Barry 6-4, 6-4. She will face the No. 4 seed Karolee Jones of FIU in the morning.

Scaglione, the No. 4 seed in Flight B defeated J. Dougherty of Stetson 6-0, 6-4, before knocking off Mei Ly of FIU 6-4, 7-5. She will face Cristina Campana of FIU who knocked off the No. 1 seed Marcy Hora of Miami.

Smith won the first match by default before beating Ewa Kleczek of FIU 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. She will face Stephanie Beaulieu Saturday morning.

Play will resume Saturday morning and continue throughout the day. Admission is free.

Flight A Singles First Round
Alexandra Guzman (FIU) def. Alanna Broderick (Miami) 6-1, 6-1
#2 seed Bettina Hafner (Miami) def. Analia Longoni (Stetson) 6-2, 6-4

Flight A Singles Second Round
Annika Bengtsson (Florida) def. #2 seed Bettina Hafner (Miami) 6-2, 6-3

Flight B Singles First Round
#4 seed Lauren Scaglione (Miami) def. J. Dougherty (Stetson) 6-0, 6-4
Brooke Cordel (Tenn.) def. Sara Robbins (Miami) 6-2, 6-3
#2 seed Katia Bogomolova (Miami) def. Maria Lopez (Barry) 6-1, 7-5

Flight B Singles Second Round
Cristina Campana (FIU) def. #1 seed Marcy Hora (Miami) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
#4 seed Lauren Scaglione (Miami) def. Mei Ly (FIU) 6-4, 7-5
#2 seed Katia Bogomolova (Miami) def. Maria Montoya (FIU) 6-4, 6-4

Flight C Singles First Round
#3 seed Abby Smith (Miami) def. Michelle King (FAU) default
Alison Baxter (Miami) def. A. Smeak (Stetson) 6-1, 7-5
#1 seed Igna de Villiers (Miami) def. Valeria Papandrea (Barry) 6-4, 6-0

Flight C Singles Second Round
#3 seed Abby Smith (Miami) def. N. Elsawaf (FIU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-1
#4 seed Karolee Jones (FIU) def. Alison Baxter (Miami) 6-3, 6-1
#1 seed Igna de Villiers (Miami) def. Ewa Kleczek (Barry) 6-4, 6-4