Josifoska Falls In First Round

Nov. 8, 2012

FLUSHING, N.Y. ( - UNLV's Aleksandra Josifoska will now look to record some wins in consolation play after losing in Thursday's first round of the UTSA/ITA National Indoor Collegiate Championships being played at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

The junior, ranked 89th in the nation, lost 6-3, 6-1 to sixth-seeded Hanna Mar of Duke to drop her fall record to 14-3 overall. Consolation play gets underway Friday.

As the only tournament on the ITA calendar to showcase elite players from every level of college tennis, the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships serves as the culmination of the fall season. Hosted by Columbia University, this prestigious event features a 32-player singles draw and a 20-team doubles draw for men and women. Gaining automatic entry into the tournament are champions from the USTA/ITA Division I Regional Championships held across the country in October, winners of the USTA/ITA National Small College Super Bowl, and the consolation champions, doubles finalists, men's singles quarterfinalists and women's singles semifinalists from the ITA Men's and Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships.