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Ducks Falter on Day Two of IU Winter Invite
Release Date: 01/19/2014
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Oregon didn’t fare as well Sunday at the IU Winter Invitational, winning only 6-of-16 matches. Both Allie Hueffner and Kadie Hueffner advanced in singles action while both pairs for the Ducks fell in the winner’s bracket for doubles play.

Nicole Long fell to No. 73 Katie Klyczek of Indiana in straight-sets 6-1, 6-1 before Rabea Stueckemann fell to Laia Hernandez of Marquette 7-5, 4-6 (12-10) in a tiebreaker. Jasmine Minor lost to Spencer Liang of Harvard in straight sets 6-1, 6-2 while Maja Salibasic fell to No. 118 Gabby Rubenstein 6-3, 6-0. Lana Buttner dropped her second singles match of the season falling to Paula Gutierrez of Indiana by tiebreak 6-2, 0-6 (12-10).

A. Hueffner continued to play well in singles play for the Ducks beating Danielle Mirda of Harvard 6-0, 6-4. K. Hueffner would not be outdone by her twin, winning her match against Mary Beth King of Indiana 6-2, 6-2.

Sofia Hager bounced back from yesterday’s loss with a win over Amy He of Harvard in a tiebreaker 2-6, 6-2 (10-5).

The Ducks also struggled in double action dropping both their matches on the winners’ bracket. Indiana’s pair of Kauss/Murdy took down Long/Minor 6-4 while teammates Rubenstein/Schmider (IU) defeated Buttner/Kluiving 7-6 (3). On the doubles consolation side, Hager/A. Hueffner only gave up one set in their win over Marquette’s duo of Pimienta/Foltinger, 6-1.

In the lone doubles round robin match for Oregon, Salibasic/K. Hueffner won over Li/Mirda of Harvard 6-4.

The Ducks continue singles play on Monday at 10 a.m. on the final day of the IU Winter Invitational before heading home for their home-opener Friday against South Carolina Upstate.

IU Winter Invitational
Sunday’s Singles Results
No. 73 Katie Klyczek (IU) def. Nicole Long (UO) 6-1, 6-1
Laia Hernandez (MU) def. Rabea Stueckemann (UO) 7-5, 4-6 (12-10)
Spencer Liang (H) def. Jasmine Minor (UO) 6-1, 6-2
No. 118 Gabby Rubenstein (IU) def. Maja Salibasic 6-3, 6-0
Allie Hueffner (UO) def. Danielle Mirda (H) 6-0, 6-4
Kadie Hueffner (UO) def. Mary Beth King (IU) 6-2, 6-2
Sofia Hager (UO) def. Amy He (H) 2-6, 6-2 (10-5)
Paula Gutierrez (IU) def. Lana Buttner (UO) 6-2, 0-6 (12-10)

Doubles Flight
Kauss/Murdy (IU) def. Long/Minor (UO) 6-4
Rubenstein/Schmider (IU) def. Buttner/Kluiving (UO) 7-6 (3)
Hager/A. Hueffner (UO) def. Pimienta/Foltinger (MU) 6-1.

Doubles Round Robin
Salibasic/K. Hueffner (UO) def. Li/Mirda (H) 6-4

Extra Doubles Matches
A. Hueffner/K. Hueffner (UO) def. Reed/Walker (ACU) 6-4
Garre/Fujimoto (IU) def. Long/Minor (UO) 6-3
Chupa/Klyczek (IU) def. Buttner/Kluiving (UO) 6-0
Gutierrez/King (IU) def. Salibasic/Stueckemann (UO) 7-5

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