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Old Jan 29th, 2012, 11:43 PM   #61
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1. DUKE**
2. Winthrop
3. Illinois
4. College of Charleston

1. NORTH CAROLINA
2. VCU
3. Brown
4. Marshall

1. UCLA**
2. Oklahoma
3. St. Mary's (CA)
4. Utah

1. BAYLOR**
2. UT Arlington
3. Wyoming
4. Central Florida

1. MIAMI (FL)
2. South Florida
3. UC Santa Barbara
4. Cal State Northridge

1. GEORGIA**
2. Fresno State
3. FIU
4. Missouri

1. CALIFORNIA**
2. Washington
3. San Diego
4. UNLV

1. MICHIGAN
2. Notre Dame
3. Yale
4. Maryland


1. NORTHWESTERN
2. Arkansas
3. Nebraska
4. Dartmouth

1. GEORGIA TECH**
2. South Carolina
3. William & Mary
4. Georgia State

1. CLEMSON
2. Kansas State
3. Wake Forest
4. Purdue

1. FLORIDA STATE
2. Texas A&M
3. Mississippi
4. Ohio State

1. VANDERBILT
2. Texas
3. Alabama
4. Arizona


1. TENNESSEE**
2. Tulsa
3. NC State
4. UC Davis

1. ARIZONA STATE
2. USC
3. Sacramento State
4. Texas Tech
I'm right again, it's getting boring(bolded ones )
Let's see if Nebraska can make an upset too.
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Old Jan 29th, 2012, 11:47 PM   #62
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Topsy wins at the top to level at 3-3. Nida has two chances to win it for NU...

...and blows the easier of them, so has to do it the hard way. Final set shootout at 6. Too late for me, though. Night, night.

Topsy Turvy?

Night.
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Old Jan 30th, 2012, 12:25 AM   #63
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Nida wins convincingly 61 in the 3rd, congrats NU and to Nebraska, Weatherholt also lost 67, 67 to Topsy.

Canes upend #USF 5-2, according to UM twitter
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No. 14 Clemson (5-0) def. No. 59 Purdue (1-1), 4-2
January 29, 2012 – Clemson Indoor Tennis Center, Clemson, SC
ITA Kickoff- 2nd Round

Doubles:
#8 Bek/Wong (CU) def. Rabot/Schmidt (PUR) 8-4
Golder/Pere (PUR) def. Ciolkowski/Kölzer (CU) 8-2
Kochanova/Vyskocilova (CU) def. Vidal/Xepoleas (PUR) 8-6
Order of Finish: 2,1,3*

Singles:
Jennifer Rabot (PUR) def. Josipa Bek (CU), 6-3, 6-3
#65 Keri Wong (CU) def. Lynda Xepoleas (PUR), 6-4, 6-2
Mara Schmidt (PUR) def. #67 Nelly Ciolkowski (CU), 7-5, 6-2
#58 Klara Vyskocilova (CU) def. Daniela Vidal (PUR), 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Romy Kölzer (CU) def. Anna Dushkina (PUR), 6-4, 6-1
Gisella Pere (PUR) led Monika Kochanova (CU), 7-5, 1-0 DNF
Order of Finish: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5*
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ITA Kick-Off Weekend
CHAMPIONSHIP
Jan. 29, 2012 -- Tempe, Ariz.
#16 USC 6, #20 Arizona State 1
DOUBLES
(1) Cako/N. Smith (ASU) vs. #3 Christian/Santamaria (USC) -- DNF
(2) Lao/Ramos (USC) def. Brycki/J. Smith (ASU) -- 8-2
(3) Pulido/Scandalis (USC) def. Sahagun/Simmons (ASU) -- 8-2

Order of finish: 3, 2, 1

SINGLES

(1) #9 Jacqueline Cako (ASU) def. #19 Zoe Scandalis (USC) -- 7-6, 3-6, 1-0 (10-6)
(2) #42 Danielle Lao (USC) def. Michelle Brycki (ASU) -- 6-4, 2-6, 2-1 ret.
(3) #18 Sabrina Santamaria (USC) def. Hannah James (ASU) -- 6-1, 6-3
(4) #99 Kaitlyn Christian (USC) def. Sianna Simmons (ASU) -- 7-6 (4), 6-2
(5) Gabriella DeSimone (USC) def. Joanna Smith (ASU) -- 7-5, 6-4*
(6) Alison Ramos (USC) def. Leighann Sahagun -- 7-5, 6-3

Order of finish: 3, 6, 5*, 2, 4, 1

Hmm..it was pretty close actually..most of the 1st set were tight.
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Old Jan 30th, 2012, 07:59 AM   #66
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Thoughts about Duke:

1. Really worried about Kahan's season. I have no idea why she isn't winning more this year. She has such a big game, and she didn't miss much last year. Maybe she's off this year? Haven't seen her play, but I hope she can really hit her stride.
2. Pleasantly surprised with how well Mar is playing. Let's see what happens when she's up against the top teams.
3. Jamie seems to be protecting Turewicz for some reason. She didn't play too many tournaments, and she hasn't played most of the dual matches, but is literally undefeated in her collegiate career, and promises to be a force.
4. Clayton is her usual self, winning quite convincingly. I think what separates her from the top ten collegiate players is a plan B. Her A game is superb, but she historically hasn't done as well pulling out tough matches when her A game isn't working. Let's see if that changes this year.
5. I think Duke is going to look very different from past years. Last year, until the wheels fell off at the end, we won over 90% of matches at positions 3-6, but only 30% at 1 and 40% at 2. This year, by contrast, I would be surprised if any player were below 50%, but I'd also be surprised if any player were over 90%. I would predict 1 and 6 will be strongest and 3 and 4 the most challenging. The good news, in my mind, is that both Kahan and Goldfield are great players who could come into their own.
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Thoughts about Duke:

1. Really worried about Kahan's season. I have no idea why she isn't winning more this year. She has such a big game, and she didn't miss much last year. Maybe she's off this year? Haven't seen her play, but I hope she can really hit her stride.
2. Pleasantly surprised with how well Mar is playing. Let's see what happens when she's up against the top teams.
3. Jamie seems to be protecting Turewicz for some reason. She didn't play too many tournaments, and she hasn't played most of the dual matches, but is literally undefeated in her collegiate career, and promises to be a force.
4. Clayton is her usual self, winning quite convincingly. I think what separates her from the top ten collegiate players is a plan B. Her A game is superb, but she historically hasn't done as well pulling out tough matches when her A game isn't working. Let's see if that changes this year.
5. I think Duke is going to look very different from past years. Last year, until the wheels fell off at the end, we won over 90% of matches at positions 3-6, but only 30% at 1 and 40% at 2. This year, by contrast, I would be surprised if any player were below 50%, but I'd also be surprised if any player were over 90%. I would predict 1 and 6 will be strongest and 3 and 4 the most challenging. The good news, in my mind, is that both Kahan and Goldfield are great players who could come into their own.
Turewicz is injured. She has torn ligaments in her wrist and a shifted tendon in her other wrist/hand. I saw her the other week with braces and ice packs on both wrists so I'm sure he is trying to limit her play to get her healthy.

And I was able to watch some Duke matches this year and I personally thought they looked very strong.
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What? That's too bad, hope Monica gets well soon Thx for the info ats tennis
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