CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston Southern closed out the final day of the CSU Invitational on Saturday at the Buccaneer Tennis Complex. The Bucs recorded five singles wins and a doubles victory over the event to cap off their 2018 fall opener.
Overall on the weekend, CSU posted five doubles wins and 10 individual singles wins on their home courts against opponents from College of Charleston, Charlotte, and Georgia Southern.
CofC's doubles tandem of Eva Nyikos and Anastasia Palaska won the individual doubles title on the weekend, while Charlotte's Alexandra Lee took top singles honors for the two-day event.
Singles play covered two rounds on the day with Madalina Man, Tiffany Pyritz, Yana Morar (two), and Schmitz all picking up individual wins on the day. Man was ahead of Charlotte's Pierina Imparato, 5-4, in the first set with the 49ers' player retired. Morar topped CofC's Sarah Zschunke, 6-4, 6-1, while Pyritz added a straight set win over CofC's Turner, 6-0, 6-2.
Schmitz and Morar pulled in CSU's final two victories of the day in the final singles round of the weekend. Schmitz rallied back from a first set 6-0 loss to Georgia Southern's Luisa Hrda to take the match 7-6, 13-11. Morar closed out the 7-5, 6-4 victory over CofC's Clara Errard to finish the competition.
CSU Invitational – Day Two Results
Third Doubles Round
Lee/Safont (CHAR) def. Man/Georgieva (CSU), 6-3
Scott/Imparato (CHAR) def. Pyritz/Ericson (CSU), 6-4
Schmitz/Williams (CSU) def. Medici/Turner (CofC), 6-2
Errard/Zschulke (CofC) def. Kirk/Waldron (CSU), 6-0
De Winter/Boixader (GASO) def. Nyikos/Palaska (CofC), 6-4
Woodson/Yates (CofC) def. Hrda/Hartig (GASO), 6-3
Second Singles Round
Alexandra Lee (CHAR) def. Filippa Ericson (CSU), 6-3, 6-3
Rocio Safont (CHAR) def. Nevena Georgieva (CSU), 6-0, 6-1
Madalina Man (CSU) def. Pierina Imparato (CHAR), 5-4, retired
Turner Yates (CofC) def. Liz Williams (CSU), 6-1, 6-1
Tiffany Pyritz (CSU) def. Ava Turner (CofC), 6-0, 6-2
Yana Morar (CSU) def. Sarah Zschunke (CofC), 6-4, 6-1
Eva Nyikos (CofC) def. Paula Boixader (GASO), 6-3, 6-1
Anastasia Palaska (CofC) def. Mila Hartig (GASO), 6-2, 6-1
Arianne De Winter (GASO) def. Clara Errard (CofC), 3-6, 6-1, 10-6
Catalina Medici (CofC) def. Luisa Hrda (GASO), 6-3, 6-0
Third Singles Round
Eva Nyitos (CofC) def. Filippa Ericson (CSU), 6-1, 6-1
Christi Woodson (CofC) def. Madalina Man (CSU), 6-1, 7-5
Mila Hartig (GASO) def. Liz Williams (CSU), 6-2, 6-1
Michelle Schmitz (CSU) def. Luisa Hrda (GASO), 0-6, 7-6, 13-11
Anastasia Palaska (CofC) def. Nevena Georgieva (CSU), 6-4, 6-2
Turner Yates (CofC) def. Tiffany Pyrtiz (CSU), 6-1, 6-2
Yana Morar (CSU) def. Clara Errard (CofC), 7-5, 6-4
Catalina Medici (CofC) def. Femcke van Rensburg (CSU), 6-3, 6-1
Sarah Zschunke (CofC) def. Tyler Kirk (CSU), 6-4, 6-0
CSU is back in action at the Mercer Gridiron Classic hosted by Mercer University on October 5-7.