Michaela Bezdickova Stopped Short in Second Round at ITA All-American Championships

Sept. 29, 2012

PACIFIC PALISADES, CALIF. – In her first ever invitation to the ITA All-American Championships, Michaela Bezdickova made an impressive appearance for the Lobos as she won her first round against her opponent in straight sets, but was suddenly stopped short the next round in a tough three set match.

In her first round, she defeated Texas Tech’s Rashmi Teltumbde with a score of 6-3, 6-1.

She moved onto the next round to face University of Southern California’s Gabrielle DeSimone. Bezdickova put up a great fight winning the first set 6-1. She could not keep the momentum going in her favor as she fell in in three sets with a score of 1-6, 6-1, 6-2.

Assistant coach Kelcy McKenna had this to say about Bezdickova’s performance:

“She started off well, and had great court position. Misa [Michaela Bezdickova] created forced errors from Gabrielle [DeSimone], but as the match progressed; those roles switched and Misa [Michaela Bezdickova] was the player feeling pressure and making the forced errors.”

“Overall, Michaela [Bezdickova] competed well today. She learned a ton, playing in her first ever ITA All-American Pre Qualifying. Overall, it was a great weekend to improve and get ready for regionals.”

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