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JESSICA MCHUGH WINS NJCAA 6TH FLIGHT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP; TEAM PLACES 3RD

 
 Jessica McHugh

The women's tennis team placed 3rd overall at the NJCAA National Championships held at the Billie Jean Tennis Center in Flushing, NY.  Freshman Jessica McHugh was a National Champion, after winning the singles championship, flight 6.

Jessica McHugh finished her 6th flight singles bracket without blemish, going into play at the top seeded student-athlete and defeating all her opponents in straight sets, save the final match.  Her counterpart in the finals was second seeded Alina Vitukhnovskay from Mercer CC, who Jessica defeated 6-4, 2-6, 6-3.  Her victory in the flight also earned her First Team All-American and First Team All-Region status.

Also having strong finishes were Sara Julio, who placed second in flight 2, earning 2nd Team All-American and First Team All-Region honors.  Earlier in the day, she teamed up with Sara Pink to finish 2nd in the country in 2nd doubles, earning them both spots on the 2nd Team All-American and First Team All-Region squads. 

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