September 13, 2013

Draws released for weekend Drake Invitational

Drake Invitational Draws

Collin Boyles

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Northern Colorado women's tennis team now knows what the draws will be for the 2013 Drake Fall Invitational. The singles and doubles draws were released for the fall season opener of the Bears.

The first round of doubles kicks off the tournament at 9 a.m. Friday with the second round starting at 12:30.

Teaming up in the 'A' Flight Doubles for the Bears is senior Stephanie Catlin and freshmen Beth Coton.

Junior Taylor Schumacher and Denver Universtiy's Amanda Dick will be teaming up in the 'B' Flight Doubles. Freshmen Marissa Baca and Courtney Schulte are also taking part in the 'B' Flight Doubles. Senior Adriana Nieto and sophomore Hilary Walters-West will be a duo while junior Chrissie Hoolahan and freshman Laura Wehner round out the doubles pairs for the Bears.

The singles action starts after the second round of the doubles. Opening singles will start at 2 p.m. with the second half of singles at 4:15 p.m.

Upperclassmen feature the singles participants in the 'A' Flight Singles including Catlin, Nieto and Hoolahan. Schumacher, Coton and Walters-West will be taking part in the 'B' Flight Singles. Three freshmen including Schulte, Wehner and Baca will play in the 'C' Flight Singles.

Saturday morning will begin at 9 a.m. with the second round of doubles. Second round singles will continue at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. The semifinals of the main draw/back draw singles begins at 3 p.m. to finish off the day.

The final round of doubles will start off Sunday at 9 a.m. The start time for the finals of the main draw/back draw is 10 a.m. The losers of the semis will face-off in the main draw and back draw.