Doubles Play Leads Nevada at Cal-Nike Invite

Sept. 30, 2012

BERKELEY, Calif. -- On day two of the Cal-Nike Invitational, the Nevada Wolf Pack women’s tennis team earned five victories, led by the doubles team of Emma Verberne and Michelle Okhremchuk.

In the gold doubles consolation draw, Verberne and Okhremchuk defeated the team of Hanah Liljekvist and Liz Searl 8-2 in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, they were victorious against Melissa McQueen and Olga Kirpicheva of Florida State 8-3.

Rymma Maslova also played her way to a victory on Saturday. Teaming with Anne Susdorf of Florida State, Maslova defeated Blair Reed and Melinda Akerbrandt of University of South Florida 8-5.

In the singles consolation round robin, Okhremchuk scored a victory over Iveta Masarova 6-1, 6-2.

Senior Sophie Stevens was also victorious in her singles match on Saturday, defeating Erica Medlin of San Jose State University in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1.