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Women's Tennis Duo Advances to Semifinals of Singles Brackets
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: September 15, 2000
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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (Sept. 15, 2000) -- Arizona junior Laresa Marino and freshman Debbie Larocque advanced to the semifinals of their singles flights on September 15, at the William and Mary Invitational.

Larocque earned a spot in the round of four by defeating Pennsylvania's Rachel Shweky in the first round, 7-5, 6-2, and Wake Forest's Jackie Houston in the quarterfinals, 4-6, 6-2, 6-1.

Marino won her first two matches without dropping a set. She topped Minnesota's Jennifer Howard in the opening round, 6-0, 6-2, and Virginia Commonwealth's Kateryna Vasylyeva, 6-3, 6-2, in her second match of the afternoon.

On the doubles side, Arizona senior Michelle Gough and freshman Perrine Pernin outlasted Maryland's duo of Pamela Floro and Delila Cauevic.

The Cats return to action Saturday morning at 9 a.m. EDT.

William Flight
First Round
1. #14 Bea Bielik (Wake Forest) def. Sophie Regnier (UA)                        1-6, 2-6
2. Martina Nedelkova (Virginia Commonwealth) def. Michelle Gough (UA)   	1-6, 2-6
Second Round
1. Delphine Troch (William & Mary) def. Sophie Regnier (UA)                     7-5, 3-6, 6-7
2. Gough (UA) def. Cynthia Tow (Boston College)                                 4-6, 6-4, 7-6
Mary Flight
First Round
1. Perrine Pernin (UA) def. Michaela Havelkova (Minnesota)                      2-6, 6-2, 6-4
2. Debbie Larocque (UA) def. Rachel Shweky (Pennsylvania)                       7-5, 6-2
Second Round
1. Elina Bairos (North Carolina) def. Pernin (UA)                              	0-6, 0-6
2. Larocque (UA) def. Jackie Houston (Wake Forest)                              4-6, 6-2, 6-1

Green Singles
First Round
1. Jana Sokolenko (VCU) def. Joanna Buczkowska (UA)                             2-6, 1-6
2. Laresa Marino (UA) def. Jennifer Howard (Minnesota)                          6-0, 6-2
Second Round
1. Marino (UA) def. Kateryna Vasylyeva (VCU)                                    6-3, 6-2
Consolation Bracket- Second Round
1. Buczkowska (UA) def. Andrea Rose (Minnesota)                         	6-2, 6-2
Gold Singles
First Round
1. Brandi Watts (Minnesota) def. Brooke Taylor (UA)                             1-6, 3-6
Second Round
2. Taylor (UA) def. Monica Villareal (Maryland)                                 6-1, 6-1

Flight A
1. Pernin/Gough (UA) def. Delila Causevic/Pamela Floro (Maryland)    		8-3
2. Andrea Ondrisova/Martina Nedelkova (VCU) def. Marino/Larocque (UA)           1-8

Flight B
1. Andrea Rose/Michaela Havelkova (UM) def. Buczkowska (UA)/Amy Thomas (UM)	7-9
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