Alisha Hussain won the Tribe Invitational white singles draw to highlight East Carolina's participation in its inaugural fall season competition in Williamsburg.
." We played some excellent tennis this weekend against some high-level opponents," said head coach Kirstin Burgess.
Our doubles need some work, but that's to be expected when playing together for the first time.
. We look forward to making some adjustments this week and getting ready for the Spartan Invitational this weekend.”
Hussain opened her singles title with a 6-4, 7-6 (5) win over Virginia Tech's Sophia Mitchell before defeating William and Mary Emma Pell 3-6, 6-3 (10-8)
and the Tribe's team in the semifinals Isabella Rivera Ortiz was tied for the consolation title with triumphs over Towson's Erin Gray (6-4, 6-1) and Mitchell (6-4, 6-3).
Freshman Kim Auerswald shook off an opening loss in the singles gold draw to defeat Towson's Sissi Axelsson (6-2, 6-4) and William & Mary's Ine Stange (6-3,
6-4) to win the consolation crown. In the gray singles draw, Anne Lou Champion reached the finals with wins over Towson's Sania Suchinsky (6-4, 6-2) and Tribe's Julia Monroe (6-0),