Surprise, AZ - Second seeded doubles team of Maria Medina and Iulia Sergheeva faced Seward County Community College in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Oracle Cup finals. The Seward team was seeded fourth in the singles draw. They upset the top seeded Eastern Florida State College team in the semi-finals, setting up the match up wth SCF. In the end, the Manatees only needed two sets to dispatch the Saints (6-4, 6-4) and capture the Oracle Cup crown.
Before doubles play at the ITA Oracle Cup, Maria Medina played the semi-final singles match against Jasmine Asghar of Tyler Junior College. The second and third seeds battled through three sets. In the end, Medina won in a third set tie breaker (6-3, 4-6, 7-6).
Medina will face Luisa Varon, the top seed, in the singles championship match Saturday at 11:30 am EDT. This will be a rematch of the Florida Regional Final.
For the complete bracket, visit the tournament website.