May 24, 1999
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - University
of Miami All-American and 25th-ranked
Lioudmila Skavronskaia won her first round match over Mississippi's
Frey in a three-setter, 3-6, 6-3, 6-0, at the 1999 NCAA Division I
Tennis Championship at Linder Stadium at Ring Tennis Complex on the
University of Florida campus.
Skavronskaia, a sophomore
from Moscow, Russia, will play Arkansas'
Chin Bee Khoo in the second round. Khoo defeated William &
Mary's Tari Ann
Toro to advance.
Skavronskaia played at No.
1 singles all season for the Hurricanes,
where she forged a 28-5 overall record. So far this season, she
defeated 5th-ranked Ditta Huber of Southern California in the Sweet
the NCAA Team Championships and No. 7 Whitney Laiho of Florida.
Last year, Skavronskaia
advanced to the third round of the NCAA
Championships on her way to earning All-America honors.