Oct. 12, 1997

Purdue Doubles Team Victorious

Purdue senior Hally Cohen teamed up with junior Laura Avgerinos to win the No. 3 doubles flight of the Ohio State Brueggeršs Invitational tennis tournament on Sunday. The Boilermaker duo defeated Notre Damešs Kim Guy and Vesse Ivanova of Rice in the final match to take the title. Cohen and Avgerinos advanced to the final by defeating Cincinnatišs Mary Mahon and Ellisa Vdell 8-6 in the semi-final match earlier in the day.

Senior Mary Beth Maggart, who advanced to the final match of the No. 1 singles flight, lost the championship match to Virginia Commonwealthšs Martina Nedelkova in three sets. Maggart teamed up with Boilermaker sophomore Jennifer Embry to defeat Michelle Dasso and Marisa Velasco of Notre Dame 8-2 to take fifth place at No. 1 doubles. Senior Hally Cohen placed fifth at No. 4 singles, pounding Olga Fedotova of Eastern Michigan 6-0, 6-2.

The Boilermakers will compete next at the Rice Invitational on Oct. 17-19.