BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Freshman Sofia Ayuso went 1-1 Saturday while advancing to the semifinal round of the Patriot League Kickoff, hosted by Lehigh. Bucknell wrapped up the second of three days of competition at the event.

Ayuso, playing in the first singles match of her collegiate career, opened the tournament with a three-set win over Colgate’s Jordan Williams. Ayuso dropped the first set 4-1, but bounced back with 4-2 and 10-8 wins in the final two.

Ayuso went on to lose to Army West Point’s Hannah Boubel in the semifinal round.

Including Ayuso, Bucknell had six players make it to the quarterfinal round of their respective singles flights. The others were Emilie Bush, Madeline Melch, Leavy, Rachel Carroll, and Mishi Papich.

 Leavy and Ayuso won a pair of doubles matches on Friday to advance to the semifinal round in Flight B. They will continue their quest for a title when play resumes on Sunday.