Oct. 11, 2013
The Air Force women’s tennis team was eliminated from the main draws at the ITA Mountain Region Championships Friday in Las Vegas, Nev. Juniors Natasha Rizvi and Marcelli Magday lost in the doubles round of 16 while Magday and freshman Lily Forlini each lost in the singles round of 32.
Magday played the tournament’s top seed in both singles and doubles on Friday. She lost to 32nd-ranked Aleksandra Josifoska of UNLV, 6-0, 6-2, in singles, then paired with Rizvi for an 8-1 loss to the 18th-ranked doubles team in the country, Paige Miles and Michaela Berkova of Utah.
Freshman Lily Forlini also lost in the round of 32 on Friday, dropping an exciting 3-6, 7-5, 7-5 decision to Evy Van Genechten of Denver. Forlini and her twin sister Chloe won their consolation doubles match, 8-6, over Teal Vosburgh and Sara Brown of Boise State and Chloe defeated Sheila Smiley of Nevada, 7-5, 6-1, in the consolation singles. Tiffany Tran also won her consolation singles match, 7-5, 6-3 over Laurence Pelchat of Montana.
2013 ITA Mountain Region Championships
Friday, Oct. 11
Air Force Results
Doubles – Round of 16
#18 Paige Miles / Michaela Berkova (UU) def. Marcelli Magday / Natasha Rizvi (AF), 8-1
Added Singles Match
Tracy Landram (AF) def. Ashley Tanner (WSU) 6-3, 6-3