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Schupbach, Lucero second at ITA Midwest Regionals
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Senior Michelle Schupbach and junior Tai Lucero finished second in the ITA Midwest Regionals Doubles Tournament.
Senior Michelle Schupbach and junior Tai Lucero finished second in the ITA Midwest Regionals Doubles Tournament.
Women's Tennis - Sun, Sep. 23, 2012

SAINT PETER, Minn. - Senior Michelle Schupbach (Cedar Falls, Iowa/Columbus) and junior Tai Lucero (Odessa, Texas/Permian) finished second in doubles at the ITA Midwest Regional, while Lucero advanced to the singles semifinals.

In the doubles semifinal, Schupbach and Lucero beat Wisconsin-Eau Claire's Taylor Heltne and Katie Gillman 8-3, advancing to the championship match against fourth-seeded Bridget Doyle and Mikayla Becich of Carleton.  The Carleton duo downed the Kohawks 6-2, 7-5 for the title.

Lucero dropped a 6-3, 6-1 decision to Grinnell's Laura Krull in the semifinals.  Krull went on to win the title 6-3, 6-4 over Jackie Vitale of Wisconsin-Whitewater.  In the consolation bracket, Heltne defeated freshman Amy Sebastian (Mundelein, Ill./Vernon Hills) 6-0, 6-2.

The Kohawks return to action on Wednesday, as they travel to Central for an Iowa Conference match. The match is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. in Pella.