Southern Auto Above Header 2015
baseball voucher above header 17
spring game rotator 17
Big Blue's Kids Club
Tickets for Troops

Endlich, Luiz, Costa Capture Titles At Hampton Roads Collegiate Invitational

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
Release: September 20, 2004
Print RSS
Article Image

Sept. 20, 2004

VA. Beach, Va. -- The Old Dominion duo of Kerstin Endlich and Fernanda Luiz captured the Flight A Doubles title, while newcomer Barbara Costa won the Flight B singles title at the Hampton Roads Collegiate Invitational over the weekend highlighting the Lady Monarchs first action of the 2004-05 year.

Endlich, a two-time All-CAA performer, and Luiz, a sophomore, won both their matches in their Flight A bracket en route to the title. The duo defeated Norfolk State's Jennifer Itonyo and Flaminia Migone, 8-0, in the semifinals and went on to defeat Rebecca Vanderelst and Kristen Veith of James Madison, 8-4, to take the title.

Costa, making her first appearance as a Lady Monarch, won four matches in her Flight B bracket to take the title. She opened with a Round of 32 victory over Kathleen Rollet, 7-5, 6-1, and then advanced to the quarterfinals after Howard's Aja Wright withdrew after an injury. In the quarterfinals, Costa defeated Temple's Lauren Verrall, 7-5, 6-1, to set up a showdown with teammate Barbara Kerner in the semifinals. Costa emerged with the 6-2, 6-4 win and picked up the title with a 6-1, 6-0 victory against Fiorela Valdivi.

Kerner, a sophomore, went 3-1, during tournament action. Kerner defeated Mary Napier in the opening round of 32 with a 6-4, 6-2 victory and defeated Lee University's Amanda North, 6-2, 6-1, in the round of 16. In her quarterfinal match-up, Kerner downed American's Tess Hollyn Taub, 6-1, 6-0, to advance to the semifinal contest against her teammate.

For complete bracket results for this weekend's tournament, click here.

Women's Flight A Singles:
16	Ana Maslesa (Temple) d. Kerstin Endlich	7-5, 6-2

Women's Flight A Doubles: F Endlich/Luiz d. Vanderelst/Veith (JMU) 8-4 SF Endlich/Luiz d. Itonyo/Migone (Norfolk St.) 8-0

Women's Flight B Singles: F Barbara Costa d. Fiorela Valdivi () 6-1, 6-0 SF Barbara Costa d. Barbara Kerner 6-2, 6-4 Q Barbara Costa d. Lauren Verrall (Temple) 7-5, 6-1 Q Barbara Kerner d. Tessa Hollyn Taub (American) 6-1, 6-0 16 Barbara Costa d. Aja Wright (Howard) Wo (inj) 16 Barbara Kerner d. Amanda North (Lee) 6-2, 6-1 32 Barbara Costa d. Kathleen Rollet () 7-5, 6-1 32 Barbara Kerner d. Mary Napier () 6-4, 6-2

Women's Flight B Doubles: 16 Colarusso/Hollyn Taub (American) d. Garder/Kerner 8-4

Women's Flight C Doubles: Q Honig/Klingman (American) d. Costa/Sy 8-6

Women's Flight D Singles: SF Shell Grover (JMU) d. Jackie Sy 6-2, 6-3


baseball voucher adbelt 17
spring game adbelt 17
Big Blue's Kids Club
Tickets the Troops 2016
ODAF Donor Spotlight