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Women's Tennis 2019 Liberty Invite Preview

October 11, 2019  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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The Liberty women's tennis squad will host the Liberty Invite on Saturday and Sunday at the Cook Tennis Center.

The four-team tournament will feature the Lady Flames, along with Navy, Delaware and Campbell. Eight Liberty players will compete at the event, which will begin each morning at 9 a.m. with doubles.

The last time Liberty hosted a fall tournament was in 2018, when the program hosted the ITA Atlantic Regional. This is the Lady Flames' lone home fall event of 2019.Event/Days/Location: Liberty Invite | Saturday-Sunday | Cook Tennis Center | Lynchburg, Va.

Participating Teams: Liberty, Navy, Delaware, Campbell

Liberty Flames Players Participating: Alexandra Almborg, Caisey Lee Emery, Nasha Ghajar, Grace Hashiguchi, Kelly Lewis, Esther Lovato, Tiffany Nguyen, Micaela Ode Mitre

Saturday, 9 a.m.
-Doubles (eight-game pro set) starting at 9 a.m., followed by singles at 10 a.m.
-Second round of doubles (eight-game pro set) starting at 2 p.m., followed by singles at 3 p.m.
Sunday, 9 a.m.
-Doubles (eight-game pro set) starting at 9 a.m., followed by singles at 10 a.m.

Format/Results: Hidden dual format (doubles/singles matchups based on UTR) | Matchups

Tournament Breakdown:
All eight Lady Flames entered in the tournament are making their second appearances of the fall. Freshmen Esther Lovato and Tiffany Nguyen lead the group with 2-1 singles marks. Sophomore Alexandra Almborg, junior Caisey Lee Emery and freshman Micaela Ode Mitre each have one singles triumph to their credit.

Liberty's 2019-20 roster consists of one senior, three juniors, one sophomore and five freshmen.