ATHENS, GA- Lara Vovk both of her singles matches Thursday in the qualifying round of the ITA Southeast Regional. The junior began the day by defeating Florida A&M’s Haleigh Porter (6-1, 6-1). The afternoon session saw Vovk defeat Grace Korta of Mercer (6-2, 7-6).

The wins earned Vovk a spot in the Regional’s main draw. She will join fellow Panthers, Daniela Ramirez, Elizabet Danailova, Kristin Rehse, Arina Taluyenko, Damira Muminović in singles competition. Vovk will team up with Rehse in doubles action.

The main draw will get underway tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. in Athens. The 32 slot doubles draw will get the action started, followed by the rounds of 64 and 32 in singles action.