Setting the Scene
What: SJU Invitational
When: Friday, Sept. 29-Sunday, Oct. 1
Where: SJU Tennis Complex at the Maguire Campus (Merion Station, Pa.)
Teams: Bucknell, Drexel, Delaware, La Salle, Mary Washington, Villanova
Bucknell Players Competing: Sofia Ayuso, Emilie Bush, Rachel Carroll, Danielle Gannon, Cayla Koch, Schuyler La Barge, Mishi Papich
About the Bison
• Bucknell will compete for the third time this fall when it travels to Saint Joseph’s to play in the SJU Invitational on Friday-Sunday.
• Each of the Bison’s first two tournaments were played on their home courts. The most recent event was the Bison Invite two weeks ago.
• Junior Mishi Papich and Cayla Koch went 2-0 in doubles at the Bison Invite. Koch added a win in doubles while teaming with senior Lisa Jouravleva.
• Papich leads Bucknell with a 4-3 singles record this fall. She went 3-0 to win the Flight 2 singles title at the Bucknell Fall Invite.
• Freshman Rachel Carroll is 3-3 in singles.
0• Koch has been the team’s top doubles player, going 4-2 while teaming with Papich and Jouravleva.
Last Year at the SJU Invitational
• Jill Auteri was the runner-up in Flight 4 singles.
• Paige Leavy advanced to the semifinal round in singles, while Mishi Papich and Danielle Gannon did the same in doubles.
• The Bison will play at the Patriot League Kickoff, hosted by Lehigh, on Oct. 13-15.