Kozachenko Goes Undefeated at Roberta Alison Fall Invitational
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Redshirt senior Maryna Kozachenko followed her undefeated first day with another 3-0 effort on Saturday. She won both of her doubles matches and one singles match on Saturday.
Kozachenko defeated Loyola Paramount's Lisa Piller 6-2, 6-2 in her third round singles match. She then partnered with Chaimaa Roudami in the Paulina Bigos draw to defeat Tiffany Williams and Jesse Grace from Middle Tennessee State 8-7 (5). They then went on to take down Loyola Marymount's Miya Jin and Ellie Grossman 8-4.
Roudami also won her third round singles match, defeating Samford's Carita Moolman 6-3, 6-3.
Georgia State's other doubles team, Marcia Tere-Apisah and Tarani Kamoe, went 0-2 in their Saturday doubles matches. The freshmen duo lost to Clemson's Yana Koroleva and Tristen Dewar 8-1, before losing to Georgia Tech's Natasha Prokhnevska and Muriel Wacker 8-1.
Tere-Apisah won her singles match in two sets, taking down Loyola Marymount's Miya Jin 6-3, 7-5. Kamoe also won her single match, defeating Alabama's Carmen Blanco 4-6, 6-4, 6-1. Junior Masa Grgan lost her singles match to No. 51 Lauren Mira, of Vanderbilt, 6-3, 6-1.
This was the final fall tournament for the Panthers. Senior Abigail Tere-Apisah will travel to Flushing, N.Y., to compete in the National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships Nov. 8-10.