@patriotstennis has strong performances ITA Regionals

Saturday, September 24, 2016

ABILENE – Tori Musngi and Alexis Arrieta earned an 8-6 quarterfinal win on Saturday at the ITA Regional Championships but fell in the semifinals to highlight UT Tyler play on the second day of the fall tournament.

Musngi and Arrieta earned their quarterfinal win over ETBU’s Bramlett and Schneck before taking an 8-2 loss in the semifinals to Trinity’s Lutz and Southwick. Musngi and Arrieta were partners for the first time after Arrieta transferred in from Midwestern State this year. The pair won three matches at the ITA Regional Championship. Lauren Kuhn and Alexandra McKissick advanced to the second round in doubles play but was unable to advance to Saturday.

In singles play, Arrieta won two matches but would fall 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 against Shayne Cook of Hardin-Simmons in the third round and Musngi would fall to Bramlett in her third round matchup.