Barry carves out spot in semifinals for fourth time in past five seasons
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. -- Barry secured a berth in the NCAA semifinals after beating Southwest Baptist 5-0 in the quarterfinals Thursday at Sanlando Park.
The Buccaneers (26-1) advance to Friday’s 9 a.m. ET semifinals against either Hawaii Pacific or Columbus State. The Bearcats season came to a close at 23-4.
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The Bucs No. 3 doubles team of Karina Goia and Blanka Szavay breezed to an 8-0 win against Andjela Panovski and Paula Carvajaleno for the first win of the day. Barry’s duo of Linda Fritschken and Emma Onila also delivered a shutout, beating Mehak Singh and Lani Tuemmers 8-0 at the No. 2 flight. Kimmy Twelker and Ana Pain carved out an 8-6 victory versus Fanni Varga and Christina Zentai at No. 1 to send the Buccaneers into singles with a 3-0 match lead.
Twelker continued her impressive singles play this season with a 6-2, 6-1 win against Zorana Jovanovic at No. 6 to put the Bucs up 4-0. Twelker improved to 14-0 this season.
Elisabeth Abanda sealed the deal with a 6-0, 6-0 sweep Panovski at No. 5.