PORTLAND, Ore. – Junior Marianne Jodoin won in
her third and final match of the group stage, but failed to advance out of the
group in the United States Tennis Association’s Collegiate Invitational on
Sunday. Jodoin ended the weekend with a 2-1 record in the first round, while
sophomore Annie Mulholland went 1-2 at the Tualatin Hills Tennis Center in Portland, Ore.
a native of Varennes, Quebec, faced Claire Liuin her third match of the group stage and downed the junior athlete from
the USTA, 7-6(1), 6-3.Despite winning
two games in the group stage, Jodoin lost the head-to-head tiebreaker with
Grace Ysidora of Washington after losing to Ysidora on Saturday.
the weekend, Jodoin currently owns a 6-6 on this fall for Duke including a 3-3
record against nationally ranked opponents - highlighted by a win over No. 71
Caroline Price at the Duke Fab 4 Invitational. Twenty-seventh ranked Jodoin
joined the Blue Devils this season after playing for two years at Fresno State
where she tallied a 37-10 overall record in singles and aperfect 14-0 record in conference play.
Jodoin earned WAC Player of the Year twice, a two-time First Team All-WAC and
WAC All-Tournament team in both singles and doubles while at Fresno State.
ranked 108th in the country, was outlasted by USTA junior athlete Jenny
Brady on Sunday, 7-6(4), 6-2 and now owns a 5-5 singles record and a 9-3
doubles record on the season, after going 2-1 in doubles play this weekend.
Blue Devils are next slated to take to the courts Nov. 8-11 as
junior Hanna Mar and sophomore Ester Goldfeld travel to New York for the ITA
National Indoors. Mar and Goldfeld qualified for the event after Mar won the
singles event and Mar and Goldfeld teamed up to take the doubles title at the
ITA Regional Tournament.
Jodoin and senior Mary Clayton are schedule to begin play at the Kitty Harrison
Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. Nov. 9-11.