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3 Liberty Freshmen Win Matches on Day Two at William & Mary

September 28, 2019  Williamsburg, Va.  RSS
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Ode Mitre won her first collegiate singles match on Saturday.

Ode Mitre won her first collegiate singles match on Saturday.

Three Lady Flames tennis freshmen won their respective singles matches on day two of the William & Mary ITA Hall of Fame Classic, Saturday.

The three-day event is being contested at the Millie West Tennis Facility and McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center.  

Liberty freshmen Esther Lovato and Tiffany Nguyen both emerged victorious in singles for a second straight day. Lovato topped West Virginia's Nicole Roc 6-0, 6-2 on Saturday. The Austin, Texas, native, has dominated her counterparts over the past two days, winning a combined 24 games while only surrendering two games.

Nguyen pulled out a three-set victory for the second time this weekend when she defeated Maryland's Amber Policare 6-7 (5), 7-5, 1-0 (10-5).

 Lady Flames newcomer Micaela Ode Mitre won her first career collegiate singles matches on Saturday afternoon. The native of Lima, Peru bested Chloe Hamlin of Maryland in comeback fashion, 5-7, 6-3, 1-0 (11-9).

The third and final day of the event will commence at 9 a.m. on Sunday with doubles. Singles sessions will begin at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Liberty will take on doubles teams from Penn State and West Virginia. In singles, the Lady Flames will face opponents from Old Dominion and host William & Mary.