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KAASALAINEN, LIM WIN SINGLES TITLES AT MARTHA THORN INVITATIONAL
Aimee Lim won a singles and a doubles title at West Virginia.
Junior Tia Kaasalainen and sophomore Aimee Lim each won singles titles at the Martha Thorn Invitational held at West Virginia University. Kaasalainen, the #3 seed in Flight B Singles, won two matches before upsetting #1 seed Jenny Watkins of West Virginia in the semis. Then, she defeated Melissa Day of the Mountaineers, 6-4, 3-6, (12-10) to take the title. Lim, the #1 seed at C Flight singles, won a pair of matches before having to face teammate FR Alessandra Pedergnana in the semis. Lim prevailed, 3-6, 6-3, (10-8), and then defeated Katie Riedlinger of Duquesne, 6-0, 7-5, to take the title. Lim and Pedergnana combined to win the C Flight Doubles. The tandem defeated Army, 8-1, West Liberty, 8-4, and defeated Pitt, 8-5, to capture the title.