Oct. 10, 2014
Both Hourigan and McAdoo advanced to the singles quarterfinals in the 32-player draw. During the round robin doubles portion of the tournament, the duo teamed up to capture an 8-2 win against Wisconsin’s Lauren Chypyha and Maria Avgerinos.
Hourigan defeated Lipscomb’s Laura Kent, 6-2, 6-2, in straight sets to advance to the second round of the 32-player singles draw. In round two, Hourigan faced the number four seed, Mia King of Georgia.
It was a tight in the first set against King, but Hourigan pulled out a 7-5 victory. King came back in set two and won 6-1. Hourigan battled back in set three to win 7-5 and clinch her second match of the day. Hourigan will face another Bulldog tomorrow, facing off against Laura Patterson.
McAdoo received a first round bye in the singles draw after being named a 5-8 seed. In the second round McAdoo faced East Carolina’s Michelle Castro.
McAdoo edged Castro in set one, 7-6 (5), before capturing a 6-2 victory in set two. Tomorrow, McAdoo will face Georgia’s Caroline Brinson, the overall number two seed.
Doubles play starts at 9 a.m. tomorrow while the singles quarterfinals begin tomorrow at 10:30 a.m.