Seaborne And McCulloch Advance To Finals

Sept. 21, 2013

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa women’s tennis players Morven McCulloch and Ruth Seaborne advanced to the finals of the Gold Flight Doubles bracket at the Gopher Invitational on Saturday.

Senior Ruth Seaborne and junior Morven McCulloch defeated Diana Davitaia and Maria Paula Ribero of Eastern Michigan, 8-4, in the second round before knocking off Julia Courter and Natallia Pintusava of Minnesota, 8-3, in the semifinals.

The No. 28-ranked duo team in the country returns for a matchup against Klara Supejova and Nino Mebuke of Eastern Michigan in the championship round of the Gold Flight Doubles bracket tomorrow at 9 a.m. (CT).

In singles, Morven McCulloch defeated South Dakota’s Rymma Maslova, 6-2, 6-1.

McCulloch resumes play in the “M” Flight Singles bracket on Sunday at 10 a.m. (CT).