Oct. 7, 2012
Kimberly Anicete outlasted LSU's Kaitlin Burns in a third set tie-breaker to capture the #2 Flight singles title at the Rice Invitational, which wrapped up play on Sunday at Jake Hess Tennis Stadium.
Anicete and Burns split the first two sets and were deadlocked 6-6 in the deciding set before the junior from Spring captured the title with a 7-3 win in the tiebreak set. She teamed with Daniela Trigo to reach the finals in the #2 Flight doubles bracket as well.
Sophomore transfer Liat Zimmerman downed Rice teammate Solomlya Zinko 6-2, 6-3 to capture the #3 Flight singles title to give the Owls there second individual winner of the weekend.
The Owls will be back action in two weeks when they travel to Waco for the ITA Regional Championships.