Sunday, October 25, 2009

Arkansas Senior Women's 3.5 Team Loses to Texas Team in Semi-Finals of USTA National League Championships

The Hunter/Holmes Women's 3.5 Senior Team from the Little Rock area representing the Southern Section lost a heartbreaking match to the Texas Section Team 2-1 in the semi-finals of the USTA National League Championships in Indian Wells, CA. At #1 Doubles Pricilla Backus/Deborah Bennett defeated Mirtha Herrrera/Lourdes Bolado 6-1, 6-1 for the Arkansas Team's only point. The Texas Team won at #2 and #3 Doubles in 10-point match tiebreakers.
The Hunter/Holmes 3.5 Team went on to beat the New England Section Team 2-1 to win 3rd place in the event.
The Arkansas Senior 3.5 Team members include Pricilla Backus, Terri Holmes, Betty Harrison, Kathy Campbell, Melanie Riley, Deborah Bennett, Tricia Buchman, Shirley Hunter, Maureen Dickson.
Congratulations to another great Arkansas Team!

*** See comments for full results

3 comments:

PinnacleTennisAcademy.com said...

Natinal Sr. Women 3.5 Semi-Final Match-

#1 Doubles SOUTHERN is the winner. Pricilla P. Backus
Deborah J. Bennett
Completed Vs. Mirtha Herrera
Lourdes Bolado 6-1
6-1

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#2 Doubles TEXAS is the winner. Maureen Dickson
Tricia L. Buchman
Completed Vs. Delia Rivera
Rocio De La Garza 5-7
6-4
1-0

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#3 Doubles TEXAS is the winner. Melanie M. Riley
Shirley K. Hunter
Completed Vs. Carmen Del Angel
Lety Rivera 4-6
6-3
1-0

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3rd/4th Place Match-

#1 Doubles SOUTHERN is the winner. Pricilla P. Backus
Deborah J. Bennett
Completed Vs. Prisca V. Thomson
Sheila G. Fay 6-2
6-1

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#2 Doubles SOUTHERN is the winner. Melanie M. Riley
Shirley K. Hunter
Completed Vs. Carol J. Wells
Tamara J. Small 4-6
6-2
1-0

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#3 Doubles NEW ENGLAND is the winner. Maureen Dickson
Kathy W. Campbell
Completed Vs. Nancy Egan
Cathy J. Burke 6-3
6-1

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SOUTHERN (Home Team): 2 Wins NEW ENGLAND (Visiting Team): 1 Win

PinnacleTennisAcademy.com said...

National Sr. 3.5 Flight#1-


#1 Doubles MIDWEST is the winner. Tricia L. Buchman
Maureen Dickson
Completed Vs. Karen M. Niersbach
Ginny L. Abshear 6-0
6-2

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#2 Doubles SOUTHERN is the winner. Melanie M. Riley
Betty L. Brinkley Harrison
Completed Vs. Marianna M. Wright
Roxie Ballard 6-2
5-7
1-0

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#3 Doubles SOUTHERN is the winner. Pricilla P. Backus
Deborah J. Bennett
Completed Vs. Brenda J. Felts
Sharon E. Hairston 6-2
7-6

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SOUTHERN (Home Team): 2 Wins MIDWEST (Visiting Team): 1 Win



#1 Doubles SOUTHERN is the winner. Betty L. Brinkley Harrison
Melanie M. Riley
Completed Vs. Linda P. Lee
P. K. Rugh 6-1
6-3

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#2 Doubles SOUTHERN is the winner. Pricilla P. Backus
Terri S. Holmes
Completed Vs. Emily M. Frankel
Kimberly H. Lane 6-1
6-4

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#3 Doubles SOUTHERN is the winner. Tricia L. Buchman
Maureen Dickson
Completed Vs. Joyce Haney
Diane Entrikin 6-3
6-3

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SOUTHERN (Home Team): 3 Wins SOUTHERN CALIF (Visiting Team): 0 Wins



#1 Doubles SOUTHERN is the winner. Mako Schoening
Carolee C. Kubo
Completed Vs. Terri S. Holmes
Pricilla P. Backus 6-4
6-3

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#2 Doubles SOUTHERN is the winner. Patricia L. Lau
Sinta V. Bannister
Completed Vs. Tricia L. Buchman
Melanie M. Riley 7-6
3-6
1-0

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#3 Doubles HAWAII is the winner. Beth G. Betts
Suzanne Grossman
Completed Vs. Shirley K. Hunter
Deborah J. Bennett 6-1
6-3

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HAWAII (Home Team): 1 Win SOUTHERN (Visiting Team): 2 Wins



#1 Doubles SOUTHERN is the winner. Janet Stanforth-Nachtigal
Brenda B. Allen
Completed Vs. Terri S. Holmes
Pricilla P. Backus 6-2
6-0

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#2 Doubles SOUTHERN is the winner. Suzanne M. Gulley
Karen Van Norman
Completed Vs. Maureen Dickson
Tricia L. Buchman 6-4
6-3

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#3 Doubles INTERMOUNTAIN is the winner. Megan Hayes
Becky Fischer
Completed Vs. Betty L. Brinkley Harrison
Kathy W. Campbell 6-4
6-1

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INTERMOUNTAIN (Home Team): 1 Win SOUTHERN (Visiting Team): 2 Wins

Anonymous said...

Way to kick it ladies!