Alkire, Brinker Win Milwaukee Tennis Classic Doubles Championship
Sept. 16, 2012
FOX POINT, Wis. - The final day of the Milwaukee Tennis Classic resulted in a doubles championship for senior Kally Alkire and freshman Alex Brinker as well as a singles runner-up for sophomore Daniella Patton.
Alkire and Brinker scored an 8-3 win over Jill Pastunink and Kathleen Hawkins from Western Michigan. In addition to her singles performance Patton joined junior Andrea Wolf for an 8-3 doubles victory over Caroline Aleck and Nini Sujashvili.
Patton won her singles match 6-2, 6-2 over Detroit's Raina Halabi. It was her third-straight victory of the weekend.
Junior Ally Westling pulled out a come-from-behind (2-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-4)) victory over Chloe Karoub for the only other singles victory of the day for Xavier. Alkire was close to also earning a singles victory but eventually fell to Julia Fernandes, 6-3, 1-6, 1-0 (10-8).
The Musketeers head to the two-day Bowling Green Invitational that begins on Friday.
Women's Singles vs. Detroit Nino Sujashvili (UDM) def. Alexandra Brinker (XU), 2-6, 6-0, 1-0 (10-7) Daniella Patton (XU) def. Raina Halabi (UDM), 6-2, 6-2 Valeryia Kulikouskaya (UDM) def. Andrea Wolf (XU), 6-1, 6-2 Julia Fernandes (UDM) def. Kally Alkire (XU), 6-3, 1-6, 1-0 (10-8) Elena Strakhova (UDM) def. Lizzie Oosterbaan (XU), 6-2, 6-3 Ally Westling (XU) def. Chloe Karoub (UDM), 2-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-4)
Women's Doubles vs. Western Michigan
Kally Alkire/Alexandra Brinker (XU) def. Jill Pastunink/Kathleen Hawkins (WMU), 8-3
Daniella Patton/Andrea Wolf (XU) def. Caroline Aleck/Nini Sujashvili (WMU), 8-3
Maggie Remynse/Kelsey King (WMU) def. Lizzie Oosterbaan/Ally Westling (XU), 8-5
Women's Singles Champion: Nino Sujashvili (UDM) Women's Singles Runner-up: Daniella Patton (XU) Women's Doubles Champion: Kally Alkire/Alexanda Brinker (XU) Women's Doubles Runner-up: Elena Strakhova/Valeryia Kulikouskaya (UDM) Mulcahy Sportsmanship Award: Logon Collins (MU) and Rocio Diaz (MU)