Women’s Tennis Represented at ITA All-American Championships 10/10/02

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. – Senior Sarah Riske (McMurray, Pa.) and junior Aleke Tsoubanos (Chesterfield, Mo.) will represent the Vanderbilt women’s tennis team at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championship, which kicks off Thursday at the Riviera Tennis Club.

Riske, who is unseeded by ranked No. 9 nationally in the ITA Preseason Rankings, will have a difficult opening round match when she takes on SEC rival and No. 12-ranked Lindsay Dawaf of Florida. The winner of this match will take on the winner of seventh-seeded Kate Pinchbeck of North Carolina or Lauren Barnikow of Stanford later that afternoon.

Riske and Tsoubanos will compete in the doubles draw as the top-seeded team. They will take on No. 13-ranked Karie Schlukebir and Linda Tran of Indiana. With a win, the Vanderbilt duo will take on either a qualifying team or Georgia’s Agata Cioroch and Lori Grey on Friday.

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