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Anderson and Bongart Score Thrilling Doubles Win on Day 1 of ITA Atlantic Regional

October 13, 2017  Blacksburg, Va.  RSS
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Bongart teamed with Anderson for an 8-7 (4) triumph on Friday afternoon at the ITA Atlantic Regional at Virginia Tech.

Bongart teamed with Anderson for an 8-7 (4) triumph on Friday afternoon at the ITA Atlantic Regional at Virginia Tech.

Day 1 Results 

Trailing 7-6 in their doubles match, the Liberty duo of Rebekah Anderson and Ashley Bongart pulled out an 8-7 victory on day one of the ITA Atlantic Regional, Friday afternoon at the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center.

Anderson and Bongart, who were matched up against West Virginia senior Lyn Yuen Choo and junior Paula Goetz, needed to hold serve when they were down, 7-6. The pair did so, making it 7-7 to force a tiebreaker where the Lady Flames' tandem prevailed, 8-7 (4).

With the victory, Anderson and Bongart improve to 2-1 as a doubles team, this fall.

The duo advances to Saturday's round of 32 doubles session, where they will face Penn State's ninth-seeded freshmen pairing of Ines Milosevic and Gabby O'Gorman at 10 a.m.

Saturday's action on day two of the ITA Atlantic Regional Championships will begin at 9 a.m. Day two will feature the round of 32 and 16 doubles and round of 64 main draw singles play.

Results, as well as recap of the day's action, will be available on LibertyFlames.com at the conclusion of each day of play.

Remaining Tournament Schedule
Saturday:
Round of 32 and 16 doubles; round of 64 main draw singles
Sunday: Quarterfinals of doubles, round of 32 and 16 singles
Monday: Semifinals of doubles, quarterfinals of singles, doubles finals
Tuesday: Semifinals and finals of singles