Women’s Tennis to Close Out Fall at Elon’s Jimmy Powell Invitational

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Navy women’s tennis team will complete its fall schedule this weekend at the Jimmy Powell Invitational in Elon, NC

Along with host Elon, the Midshipmen will face players from Campbell, Liberty and Wake Forest on Friday and Saturday at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center.

Jimmy Powell Invitation

Match on Friday and Saturday is scheduled to start at 10:00… Friday will feature one round of doubles and two rounds of singles, while Saturday will feature two rounds of doubles and one round of singles… A points system will decide the Total Winners for Singles and Doubles: If a student-athlete wins a match in flight #1, he will receive 6 points, if he wins a match in flight #2, he will receive 5 points, winning in flight #3 will earn him him points 4 points and so on… Flights 6-8 get 1 point for winning matches… The same system is used for the doubles game as winning a match in flight #1 gets 4 points, flight #2 gets 3 points, Etc.

last time out

Navy sent four mids as seniors to the ITA Atlantic Regional Championships at Virginia Tech last weekend Casey Accolastudent in the first year Sia ChaudryJunior Stella Ribado and second graders Emily Tannenbaum played in singles and doubles… Accola, Chaudry and Ribaudo all won to open Thursday’s qualifying rounds before failing in their second games, while Tannenbaum was victorious in their first game on Friday in the main draw before going into the round of 32 lost… Pairings Accola/Tannenbaum and Chaudry/Ribaudo both dropped their doubles contests in the first round on Friday, but Accola and Tannenbaum clinched a doubles consolation win on Saturday, while Chaudry and Ribaudo lost their extra match… on Saturday saw Tannenbaum and Accola both claim individual wins in the consolation match, but Chaudry and Ribaudo could not avoid defeat in their consolation bouts.

Exploring the mids

Tannenbaum leads the team with a 12-4 singles record, while Chaudry sits second with nine singles wins… Tannenbaum also leads the team with a 10-7 record in doubles, with 6-2 against Accola and 4- 1 with Ribado…The Duo of Seniors Jillian Taggart and newbie Christina Danford Hold a perfect 4-0 mark in doubles while playing as a sophomore Sylvia Eklund and Kate Lee are 4-3 as a pairing.

Navy at Elon History

This will be the Midshipmen’s first appearance at the Jimmy Powell Invitational… Navy attended the September 17-19, 2021 Elon Fall Invitational September 17-19, 2021 when Tannenbaum made it to the final of the top singles draw while Ribaudo and Corinna Farid reached the semi-final round of the third double flight.


The Navy returns to action Jan. 14 to kick off its spring schedule at Samford in Birmingham, Ala.

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