Sept. 23, 2005
-- The TCU women's tennis team completed its first day of play at the North Texas Invitational on Friday in Denton, Texas. Gabby Lopez
posted a victory in the first rounds of singles and doubles play before falling in the ensuing matches. Lopez teamed up with Lindsay McBride
Lopez upended Leja Sirola of Texas State in the round of 16 in the Flight B Singles by scores of 6-4, 1-6, (10-4). In the Flight A Doubles, Lopez and McBride defeated Texas State's Ashley Ellis and Sumarie Muller, 8-6.
McBride lost her two singles matches, while Alexandra Allin and Melissa Beré both fell in their opening round matches. Allin and Beré teamed up for doubles and suffered a pair of setbacks.
Play at the North Texas Invitational continues Saturday and may finish if time permits all the matches to be played.
Flight A Singles
R16: Tara Browning, Texas Tech, def. Lindsay McBride, TCU, 6-1, 6-1
Flight B Singles
R16: Gabby Lopez, TCU, def. Leja Sirola, Texas State, 6-4, 1-6, (10-4)
QF: Janet Durham, Texas Tech, def. Gabby Lopez, TCU, 6-1, 6-1
Flight C Singles
R16: Jana Cucciniello, Texas State, def. Alexandra Allin, TCU, 6-2, 6-0
R16: Kristen Reid, SMU, def. Melissa Beré, TCU, 6-1, 6-1
Flight A Consolation Singles
QF: Ashley Ellis, Texas State, def. Lindsay McBride, TCU, 1-6, 6-0, (10-6)
Flight A Doubles
R16: Gabby Lopez/Lindsay McBride, TCU, def. Ashley Ellis/Sumarie Muller, Texas State, 8-6
QF: Samantha van der Drift/Cigdem Duru, Texas Tech, def. Gabby Lopez/Lindsay McBride, TCU, 8-4
Flight B Doubles
QF: Deanna Carrillo/Lane Holder, Texas Tech, def. Alexandra Allin/Melissa Beré, TCU, 8-3
Flight B Consolation Doubles
SF: Jolinda Bouwer/Austin Mills, Tyler JC, def. Alexandra Allin/Melissa Beré, TCU, 8-5