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GU Duo Advances To Doubles Semifinals

Oct. 7, 2006

Missoula, Mont. - The Gonzaga University women's tennis' duo of Emily Anderson and Kendall Bates advanced to the semifinals of the doubles draw Saturday during the second day of the University of Montana Fall Tournament.

The tournament features women's teams from the University Idaho, Montana State University -Billings, Gonzaga and Montana State University.

The GU duo of Anderson and Bates advanced to the semifinals with a victory over Montana State - Billings' Clark and Hilmer, 8-4. Also competing in the doubles draw was Gonzaga's Katie Colton and Kimberly Aigner, as well as Erin Humphrey and Sydney Lederhouse. Both Bulldog duos fell in the quarterfinals.

In singles action, Humphrey advanced to the semifinals of the backdraw of the singles flight with a victory over Blatrusch of MSU-B (6-0, 6-0). Earning victories in the backdraw were Gonzaga's Lau, Carrie Schofield and Humphrey.

Also in singles play, Anderson and Schofield will resume singles matches that were started Saturday, but were unable to finish to the weather.

The Zags will resume play Sunday during the third and final day of the University of Montana Fall Tournament.

DoublesColton / Aigner lost to Walker / Castello (UM) 8-1Anderson / Bates def. R. Clark / Hilmer (MSU-B) 8-4Humphrey / Lederhouse lost to Ruman / Tinnirello (8-4)

Singles Main DrawBates lost to R. Clark (MSU) 6-3, 6-3Aigner lost to Tinnirello (UI) 6-0, 6-3Anderson def. Paulson (UM) 6-2, 6-3Lederhouse lost to Luetolf (MSU) 6-2, 6-1

Singles Backdraw:Lau def. McAlphine (MSU-B) 6-1, 6-0Humphrey def. Baltrusch (MSU-B) 6-0, 6-0Colton lost to Proeitti (MSU) 6-1, 6-1Schofield def. Lehman (MSU-B) 4-6, 6-2, 10-8Lau lost to Ursich (UM) 6-0, 6-1Humphrey def. Moyse (UM) 6-3, 6-4