OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - The Lady Saints tennis team participated in the ITA Regionals this past weekend in Oklahoma City. Three Lady Saints made it to the championship match, but fell just short of bringing home the title.
In doubles plays, Steffany Bermudez and Patricia Panta came up shy of the title, losing to Gonzalez and Mujawimana of Seminole State. Alena Macharova and Maria Aveiga lost to the same Seminole State tandem in the semi-finals, 6-3, 6-2. To make it to the championship match, Bermudez and Panta defeated Compos and Ortega of Iowa Central, 6-4, 7-5.
In singles play, Aveiga made it to the championship match, but ultimately fell to Gonzalez of Seminole State, 6-4, 7-5. To make it to the title match, Aveiga took down Mujawimana of Seminole State in the semi-finals, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2. One other Lady Saint, Patricia Panta, made it to the semi-finals, but like her teammate, fell to Gonzalez, 6-0, 6-1.
The Lady Saints will head to Tulsa, Oklahoma to participate in the ORU Invitational this Friday and Saturday (Oct. 6-7).