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    Three NU Doubles Teams Advance to Round of 16 at ITA Midwest Regionals

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    Veronica Corning teamed with Belinda Niu to win a round of 32 doubles match on Friday.

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    Veronica Corning teamed with Belinda Niu to win a round of 32 doubles match on Friday.
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    Oct. 19, 2012

    ITA Main Singles Draw (PDF)
    ITA Main Doubles Draw (PDF)

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Northwestern's three doubles teams all won their first match to advance to the round of 16 at the ITA Midwest Regionals hosted by the University of Illinois on Friday.

    All three Wildcat duos had opening-round byes. In the round of 32, the draw's top-seeded duo of Linda Abu Mushrefova and Nida Hamilton cruised to an 8-1 win over the IPFW team of Marcy Huck/Kristine Lindal.

    Also on the top half of the draw, Brittany Wowchuk and Alicia Barnett -- who are seeded 12th -- were victorious in their first match as they took down Prang Pantusart/Angelina Jogasuria from Akron, 8-4.

    On the bottom half the draw, eighth-seeded Veronica Corning and Belinda Niu took down Angelika Jogasuria/Madison Cohen from Akron.

    The doubles main draw continues Saturday while singles main draw competition gets underway.

    For more information, visit the tournament website.

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