October 26, 2008

Mary Wilson Advances To ITA East Regional Second Round

PHILADELPHIA – Quinnipiac University junior women's tennis player Mary Wilson (Greensburg, Pa.) defeated Villanova's Courtney Reed, 7-5, 6-0, in first-round action at the ITA East Regional Championships, played Saturday at the University of Pennsylvania. With the win, Wilson advances to the second round, where she'll face Old Dominion's Charleen Haarhoff Sunday afternoon.

Wilson also paired with sophomore Adrienne Markison (Princeton, N.J.), but the duo lost to Columbia's Stephanie Zilberman and Natasha Makarova, 8-4, in first-round doubles action. The Quinnipiac pair fought back from down, 5-1, to pull to within a point at 5-4. The Lions took the final three sets, however, to win by the final, 8-4 margin.