BOULDER, Colo. – Freshman Peyton Jennings advanced to the championship of her singles flight as the Arkansas women’s tennis team wrapped up its third day of play at the Colorado Invitational in Boulder, Colo., on Saturday. Jennings defeated Utah’s Lexi Petrovic in straight sets, 7-5, 6-0. She will play Liberty’s Brittany Yang in Sunday’s final.
In total, the Razorbacks earned three wins on the day – two singles and one doubles.
“Peyton was sharp again today and it’s great to see her developing each day,” head coach Michael Hegarty said. “We will be looking to have our best day tomorrow.”
Junior Flavia Araujo collected a singles win, defeating Jena Cheng of Utah in three sets, 6-7(2), 6-3, 6-4. Araujo and Nicole Breaux teamed to beat Cheng and Najera of Utah, 7-5, to claim a doubles win for the Hogs.
The final day of play will begin Sunday morning.
Peyton Jennings (UA) def. Lexi Petrovic (Utah) 7-5, 6-0
Flavia Araujo (UA) def. Jena Cheng (Utah) 6-7(2), 6-3, 6-4
Nuria Ormeno (CU) def. Nicole Breaux (UA) 6-4, 6-4
Hannah Wich (SIU) def. Elly Fryberger (UA) 6-1, 6-2
Araujo/Breaux (UA) def. Cheng/Najera (Utah) 7-5
Baklini/Bhat (UNM) def. Fryberger/Jennings (UA) 6-0
Yang/Wellman (Liberty) def. Fryberger/Jennings (UA) 6-1
For results from each day’s action, check ArkansasRazorbacks.com and @RazorbackWTEN on Twitter.