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Texas women's tennis coach Howard Joffe. SHELBY TAUBER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Tennis

Neda Koprcina falls in finals at ITA Texas Regional Championships

Posted October 24th, 2016

Second-seeded Blair Shankle of Baylor defeated Texas senior Neda Koprcina in the finals of the ITA Texas Regional Championships Monday in Waco.

Shankle won the first set 6-1, then blanked Koprcina 6-0 in the second set to earn a trip to the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships. Shankel also won the doubles final with teammate Elizabeth Profit.

Koprcina went 5-1 in singles play at the tournament and defeated two ranked opponents.

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“This was an excellent tournament for her and will stand her in good stead for the more important moments that lie ahead this spring.” said Texas coach Howard Joffe.

 

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