Rebels Conclude Day One At Miami Invite

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Marija Milutinovic and Caroline Rohde-Moe

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Marija Milutinovic and Caroline Rohde-Moe
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Oct. 11, 2013

CORAL GABLES, Fla.Caroline Rohde-Moe and Marija Milutinovic of the Ole Miss women’s tennis team advanced to the finals of the Orange bracket at the Miami Invite Friday, while three Rebels reached the quarterfinals in singles.

Play began with doubles.  Rohde-Moe and Milutinovic, ranked No. 24 in the nation, shut out the Purdue team of Daniela Vidal and Lynda Xepoleas 8-0 in the first round, before defeating Miami’s Brittany Dubins and Stephanie Wagner 8-5.  The Reb duo will face Miami’s 27th-ranked Monique Albuquerque and Clementina Riobueno in the finals on Saturday.

Also in the Orange doubles, Erin Stephens and Iris Verboven will play Saturday morning in the consolation final against Auburn’s 23rd-ranked Jen Pfeifler and Jackie Kasler.  Stephens and Verboven defeated Purdue’s 12th-ranked team of Mara Schmidt and Krisztina Kapitany 8-3 after losing to Miami’s 27th-ranked Monique Albuquerque and Clementina Riobueno, 8-0.

In the green doubles bracket, Allie Robbins and Mia El Kamash will play Saturday morning for third place against Auburn’s Michala Kucharova and Reka Muller.  Robbins and Kamash lost to Purdue’s Nicole Robinson and Claudia Escribens 8-7 after they defeated Barry’s Isabella Miro and Karina Goia 8-2 earlier in the day.

Three Rebels will continue on in the main draw of singles Saturday.  In the orange singles bracket, Caroline Rohde-Moe, ranked No. 39 in the nation, defeated Auburn’s Michala Kucharova 6-2, 6-1.  Mai El Kamash, ranked No. 85 in the nation, defeated Barry’s Elisabeth Abanda 6-3, 6-2. Erin Stephens lost in two sets to Miami’s 54th-ranked Kelsey Laurente 6-3, 6-3.

In the green singles bracket, Marija Milutinovic defeated Purdue’s Natalia Davila 6-2, 6-2.  Allie Robbins lost to Miami’s Lina Lileikite, ranked No. 84 in the nation, 6-1, 6-1.  Iris Verboven lost in two sets to Barry’s Akemi Maehama 6-3, 7-6. Milutinovic will play in the quarterfinals Saturday, and Robbins and Verboven will play in the consolation quarterfinals on Saturday.

Play Saturday will begin with doubles at 10 a.m. with two rounds of singles to follow.

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Miami Invite – Coral Gables, Fla.
Doubles
Orange Bracket
First round – Rohde-Moe/Milutinovic (OM) def. Vidal/Xepoleas (PU) 8-0; Aluquerque/Riobueno (UM) def. Stephens/Verboven (OM) 8-0.  Semifinals – Rohde-Moe/Milutinovic (OM) def. Dubins/Wagner (UM) 8-5.
Green Bracket
First round – El Kamash/Robbins (OM) def. Miro/Goia (Barry) 8-2.  Semifinals -- Robinson/Escribens (PU) def. El Kamash/Robbins (OM) 8-7.
Singles
Orange Bracket
First roundCaroline Rohde-Moe (OM) def. Michala Kucharova (AU) 6-2, 6-1; Mai El Kamash (OM) def. Elisabeth Abanda (Barry) 6-3, 6-2; Kelsey Laurente (UM) def. Erin Stephens (OM) 6-3, 6-3.
Green Bracket
First roundMarija Milutinovic (OM) def. Natalia Davila (PU) 6-2, 6-2; Lina Lileikite (UM) def. Allie Robbins (OM) 6-1, 6-1; Akemi Maehama (Barry) def. Iris Verboven (OM) 6-3, 7-6.

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