Bulldogs Travel to College of Charleston for Halloween Challenge
Head Coach Jeff Wallace

Oct. 31, 2013

ATHENS, Ga.--The Georgia women's tennis team will travel to Charleston, S.C. this weekend for the College of Charleston Halloween Challenge. It will serve as the last competition full team competition of the fall. Lauren Herring, Silvia Garcia and Maho Kowase, who will travel to National Indoors next week.


"It's always fun to get out there and compete against other schools," said head coach Jeff Wallace. "We're looking forward to get back on the match courts and all of our players are excited. This will serve as great tune-up for [Lauren, Silvia and Maho] as thy get ready to go up to New York to play the top players in the country and will be the last tournament for the others so everyone has reasons to go to Charleston and play hard."


Georgia enters the tournament with four players in the singles Top 125 and two doubles tandems in the doubles Top 60. Junior Lauren Herring headlines the Bulldog contingent at No. 3 while senior Maho Kowase follows at No. 14. Sophomore Silvia Garcia and senior Kate Fuller are No. 60 and No. 101, respectively. In doubles, the Bulldog pairs of Garcia and Fuller and Herring and Kowase are ranked No. 2 and No. 50, respectively.


The tournament will be broken down in to seven flights with four players in each flight. Flight champions will be determined via a round robin format. The tournament will begin with doubles play on Friday morning.




In addition to the host College of Charleston, N.C. State, Marshall and Denver will also participate in the Halloween Challenge.


Georgia's Weekend Schedule


Friday, Nov. 1 - 10:00 a.m.

Flight #1: Garcia/Fuller(Georgia) vs. Schnell/Radosevic (Denver)

Flight #2: Herring/Kowase(Georgia) vs. Kathryn Hughes/Maureen Slattery (Denver)

Flight #3: King/Kimbell(Georgia) vs. Charlotte Dervyshire/Evy Van Genechten (Denver)


Saturday, Nov. 2 - 10:00 a.m.

Flight #1: Garcia/Fuller(Georgia) vs. Oppinger/Timko (Marshall)

Flight #2: Kambourleis/Argyriou (CofC) vs. Herring/Kowase(Georgia)

Flight #3: McAmis/Schofield (CofC) vs. King/Kimbell (Georgia)


Sunday, Nov. 2 - 10:00 a.m.

Flight #1: Garcia/Fuller(Georgia) vs. Rachel James-Baker/Sophie Nelson (NCState)

Flight #2: Herring/Kowase(Georgia) vs. Broomfiled/Morales (Marshall)

Flight #3: King/Kimbell (Georgia) vs. Janowicz/Fieldsend (NC State)



Friday, Nov. 1 - 11:30 a.m.

Flight #1: Lauren Herring (Georgia) vs. Dana Oppinger (Marshall)

Flight #3: Maho Kowase (Georgia) vs. Liza Fieldsend (NC State)

Flight #4: Lilly Kimbell (Georgia) vs. Christy Sipes (NC State)

Flight #5: Sophie Nelson (NC State) vs. Kate Fuller (Georgia)

Flight #6: Mia King (Georgia) vs. Natalia Janowicz (NC State)


Saturday, Nov. 2 - 11:30 a.m.

Flight #1: Lauren Herring (Georgia) vs. Evy Van Genechten (Denver)

Flight #3: Maho Kowase (Georgia) vs. Maureen Slattery (Denver)

Flight #4: Kathryn Hughes (Denver) vs. Lilly Kimbell (Georgia)

Flight #5: Kate Fuller (Georgia) vs. Sonja Radosevic (Denver)

Flight #6: Charlotte Derbyshire (Denver) vs. Mia King (Georgia)


Sunday, Nov. 3

Flight #1 (1:00 p.m.): Brooke McAmis (CofC) vs. Lauren Herring (Georgia)

Flight #3 (Follows 10:30 a.m. matches) Mara Argyriou (CofC) vs. Maho Kowase (Georgia)

Flight #4 (10:30 a.m.) Lilly Kimbell (Georgia) vs. Kai Broomfield (Marshall)

Flight #5 (Follows 10:30 a.m. matches): Samantha Maddox (CofC) vs. Kate Fuller (Georgia)

Flight #6 (10:30 a.m.):  Mia King (Georgia) vs. Rachael Morales (Marshall)


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