Shkundina Places Third in Flight A Singles at Spartan Invitational

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EAST LANSING, Mich. – Zips junior Olga Shkundina closed out the Akron women's tennis team's participation in the Auto-Owners Insurance Spartan Invitational at Michigan State with a third-place finish in flight A singles on Sunday. The three-day event was held at the MSU Outdoor Tennis Courts.

Playing through illness, Shkundina wrapped up the day with a 3-6, 7-5, 10-6 defeat of MSU's Olga Chernova. Shkundina ended the weekend with a 3-1 singles record.

Akron plays host to its own tournament on Oct. 4-6 at LaTuchie Tennis Center in nearby Stow, with Cornell, Ohio State and West Virginia coming to town. The fall season concludes on Oct. 10-14 at the USTA/ITA Regional Championships in Ann Arbor, Mich.