Nov. 3, 2013
Alison Ho and Solomiya Zinko captured singles titles while Zinko joined with Dominique Harmath to capture their doubles flight as the Rice Owls closed out play in the 2013 Cougar Classic head at the John E. Hoff Courts on the campus of the University of Houston on Sunday.
Ho spotted Kansas' Dylan Windom the opening set before rebounding to take the No. 4 singles flight title, 57 62 64. Zinko dropped Tina Rupert of the host Cougars, 6-3 7-5 to capture the No. 6 singles title after earlier joining Harmath to dispatch Rupert and Charlotte Phillips, 8-3 to win the No. 2 doubles flight.
The Owls other two doubles entries both defeated teams from Maryland in the consolation finals in their flights. Liat Zimmermann and Ho downed Maryland's Ana Gasparovic and Samantha Budai 8-4 in the No. 1 flight, while Stephanie Nguyen and Jane Stewart dropped the Terps' Alexandra Stanova, and Cassandre Thebault, 8-5.