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Jan. 15, 1998

Rebecca Fougler-Rushforth Advances to Semis of Utah Invitational

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's Rebecca Foulger-Rushforth advanced to the semifinals of the Utah Invitational by winning two matches Thursday.

In the second round Foulger-Rushforth defeated Brigham Young's Shari Smith 6-1, 6-1. The quarterfinals saw Foulger-Rushforth down teammate Molly Sanderson 6-2, 6-3. Sanderson reached the quarterfinals by defeating Utah State's Mindy Nelson 6-0, 6-2. Foulger-Rushforth advances to face BYU's Adrien Jenkins in the semis.

In the other semifinal match BYU's Kim Kelly will face her teammate in Tara Ferguson. The Utes' Angie Olson and Linda Petersson also advanced to the quarters. Olson swept Summer Marshall of Weber State 6-0, 6-0 and Petersson downed Mette Damsgaar, also of Weber State, before falling to injury.

The Semifinals will take place on Friday starting at 2:00 p.m. and is free to the public.

Utah Results

Linda Petersson (UU) def. Mette Damsgaard (WSU) 6-2, 6-4
Adrien Jenkins (BYU) def. Linda Petersson (UU) default injury
Rebecca Foulger-Rushforth (UU) def. Shari Smith (BYU) 6-1, 6-1
Rebecca Foulger-Rushforth (UU) def. Molly Sanderson (UU) 6-2, 6-3
Angie Olson (UU) def. Summer Marshall (WSU) 6-0, 6-0
Tara Ferguson (BYU) def. Angie Olson (UU) 6-4, 6-4

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