Women Qualify For Main Draw of 2003 Omni Hotel ITA Regional
Oct. 22, 2003
RALEIGH, N.C. - Three NC State women's tennis players qualified for the main draw of play at the 2003 Omni Hotel ITA Regional, which will begin Friday morning in Winston-Salem, N.C. Kristin Lam, Barbara Orlay and Nandita Chandrasekar will play in the draw of 64, and Jennifer Jassawalla will play in a qualifiers match.
Kristin Lam will face Carien Venter of Middle Tennessee State on Friday at 9:00 a.m. Lam has been limited in singles action this fall, participating in only the St. Mary's Fall Classic where she went 1-2. Barbara Orlay will meet the winner of qualifier match six at 11:30. She is 3-3 in fall play. Chandrasekar, who is 4-3, will play South Carolina's Fallon Koon at 10:00.
Jassawalla will face Salem Kirven of Appalachian State in the qualifying round of the tournament. Jassawalla is an even 4-4 this fall.
One doubles pair will play in the main draw Thursday afternoon at 4:00, and two others will receive byes. Orlay and Chandrasekar will team together to face Offutt and Proctor of Wake Forest. Virginia Romero and Danielle Stadelmann, and Jassawalla and Agustina Arechevaleta will advance to the round of 32 with a bye.