Oct. 19, 2012
WACO, Texas - Three Lady Cards picked up wins in the first round on Friday, but the second round wasn't as kind to the Lamar tennis team on day one of play at ITA Regionals.
The doubles team of Carolina Maso and Alicia Porte are still alive in the main draw, defeating Olivia Battye and Imke Jagau of Sam Houston State in 8-5 fashion.
In singles action, Maso posted a 6-4, 6-4 first round win over Marie LeBlond of UTEP before falling 6-1, 6-3 to North Texas' Valentina Starkova.
After winning 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-2 in the first round over UTSA's Miranda Poile, Carolina Salas dropped a hard-fought 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 decision to Rashimi Teltumbde of Texas Tech.
Helene Czudek had a three-set win in the first round, picking up 6-3, 2-6, 6-0, but she later fell 6-0, 6-0 to Stefania Hristov.
Porte fell to Kimberly Anicete of Rice 6-2, 6-2.
Play will continue on Saturday at Hurd Tennis Center.