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JCJC's Hudson moves into NJCAA quarterfinals
 May 4, 2010

TUCSON, Ariz. - Jones County Junior College sophomore Tiffany Hudson advanced to the quarterfinals of the No. 3 singles division of the NJCAA Division I Women's Tennis Tournament here Monday afternoon.

Hudson, from Wayne Academy, blanked Brittany Johnson of Kalamazoo Valley Community College (Mich.), 6-0, 6-0, in second round action. She will now face Antonia Kolovou of Tyler Junior College (Texas) at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

The Lady Bobcats also picked up a pair of victories in consolation action on Monday.

In No. 2 singles, Northeast Jones' sophomore Meredith Johnson beat Jennifer Black of Snead State Community College (Ala.), 9-7. Johnson will play Mariel Alvarez of North Central Texas Community College at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

In No. 5 singles, George County freshman Arlette Cochran beat Brinlee Goodman of Eastern Arizona College, 8-1. Cochran will now meet Megan Pazdemick of Lake County College (Ill.) at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

In No. 4 singles, JCJC's Rebecca Rogers lost her opening round match on Sunday and will meet Rachel Clark of Eastern Arizona College at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

After Monday's play, JCJC is 17th in the nation with 10 points. Tyler tops the national standings with 27 points.

JCJC had five teams eliminated on Monday.

In championship round action, Samantha Dickerson lost to Meridian Community College's Indi Mire, 6-4, 7-6 (3), 6-2, in No. 6 singles. In No. 2 doubles, Hudson and Rebecca Rogers fell to Fatma Kuzu and Taylor Holzknecht of Collin County Community College (Texas), 6-3, 6-0. In No. 3 doubles, Cochran and Jillian McNeese lost to Ashley Boender and Caitlin Rutledge of Kalamazoo Valley CC, 6-4, 6-4.

In consolation play, Mary Carole Kiewit dropped an 8-0 decision to Ashlea Baker of Temple College (Texas) in No. 1 singles. Kiewit and Johnson lost a close, 8-6 match to Lindy Winter and Chelsey Lentini of Jacksonville Community College (Fla.) in No. 1 doubles.

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