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Lady Flames Shine at Hokie Fall Invitational
Pitted against the toughest field they have faced so far this season, the Liberty Lady Flames continued their successful fall with a strong showing at the Hokie Fall Invitational, this past weekend at the Burrows/Burleson Tennis Center on the Virginia Tech campus.
The Lady Flames went 17-9 overall in both singles and doubles matches, against a field which included nationally ranked squads from Davidson, Marshall, Ohio State and host Virginia Tech. Liberty captured the Flight C doubles title, while placing second in Flight E singles and third in Flight D singles.
In singles, the Lady Flames placed players in the top six of five out of the six singles flights.
Lady Flame Hannah Frick came in third in the Flight D singles bracket, winning three of her four singles matches in straight sets. The
Also, placing in their brackets were freshmen Jordan Jenkins and Stephanie Brown. Jenkins placed sixth out of 16 players in Flight A singles. Highlighting her weekend was a victory over Davidson's No. 1 player, Kelsey Linville, 6-4, 6-4. Jenkins also handed
On the doubles side,
The Liberty women's tennis team takes a break from competition this weekend in preparation for ITA Mideast Indoor Regionals, Oct. 17-22 in Chapel Hill, N.C.