Valentine Drops Opening Match at ITA Cup

Posted on October 11th, 2018 by


ROME, Ga. – Gustavus women’s tennis player Ginger Valentine (So., Delano, Minn.) competed in the first round of the ITA Cup Thursday morning and lost to No. 4 seed Venia Yeung of Wesleyan 6-0, 6-2. Valentine, now 9-1 in singles play this season, drops into the consolation bracket and will face the loser of Ysabel Gonzalez-Rico of Emory and Risa Fukushige of Skidmore on Friday morning.

“Today was a very good experience for Ginger to be exposed to her first national tournament,” Head Coach Jon Carlson said. “She learned a lot today and we’re looking forward to tomorrow.”


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