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Magley, Reyes advance for Florida

By wire services
Published May 25, 2005


Jennifer Magley and Zerene Reyes advanced to the round of 16 at the NCAA Women's Tennis Championships in Athens, Ga.

Magley defeated San Diego's Emma Murphy 7-6 (7-1), 6-4 in the second round, while Reyes toppled Stanford's Alice Barnes 6-4, 6-4.

Magley and Reyes then teamed up to defeat Georgia Tech's Kristi Miller and Allison Silverio 6-4, 6-1. In other doubles action, the Gators' Whitney Benik and Lolita Frangulyan downed Harvard's Melissa Anderson and Celia Durkin 6-1, 6-1.

In the round of 16, Magley meets Mississippi's Chloe Carlotti at 11:30 a.m. today, while Reyes faces Clemson's Julie Coin, the No.2 seed, at 10 a.m. Magley and Reyes face Miami's third-seeded pair of Audrey Banada and Megan Bradley this afternoon.

In doubles, Benik and Frangulyan take on Stanford's Amber Liu and Anne Yelsey, while Magley and Reyes play Miami's third-seeded pair of Audrey Banada and Megan Bradley today. USF's doubles tandem of Neyssa Etienne and Gabriella Duch lost 6-3, 6-3 to Northwestern's Audra Cohen and Cristelle Grier, the field's No.2 seed.

Mihaela Moldovan and Lindsay Deason of FSU lost to eighth-seeded Alice Barnes and Erin Burdette of Stanford 6-3, 6-4.

In singles, top-seeded Megan Bradley of Miami fell to unseeded freshman Marianna Yuferova of Virginia Commonwealth 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the second round.

BASEBALL: Matt Antonelli hit a tournament record-tying three doubles and Charlie Mellies threw a four-hitter to lead Wake Forest past Duke 10-1 in the ACC Tournament tournament opener in Jacksonville. ... Maryland defeated Virginia Tech 5-4.

BASKETBALL: Mississippi Valley State men's coach Lafayette Stribling is retiring after 22 seasons and a 315-207 record with the Delta Devils.

FOOTBALL: Oklahoma State safety Vernon Grant, 22, died Monday night after his car was broadsided while he attempted to cross traffic onto an interstate ramp in Dallas. Alcohol or drugs weren't involved in the accident, police said.