Vardanian, Bondar Qualify for ITA Regional Singles Draw
Vardanian won each match in straight sets, topping Presbyterian’s Beth Taylor in the first round before besting East Carolina’s Ho Chiao Hsia in the second to qualify for the main draw.
Bondar also began with a win over a Presbyterian player, downing Brittany Nuttall in three sets. She then dispatched Elon’s Olivia Lucas to complete the qualification.
Also participating in the qualifying draw was Somer Dalla-Bona, who defeated UNC Greensboro’s Nancy Bridges in the opening round before falling to Taylor Bridges of NC State in the second.
Action at the ITA Carolina Regional continues on Friday with the main singles and doubles draws. Participating in the main singles draw for Coastal is Vardanian, Bondar and Rylie Cox. The doubles draw will feature the CCU pairings of Cox and Vardanian, and Dalla-Bona and Bondar.