Action at the HEB Invitational begins with the Round of 64 for singles play, where three Cougars will be in action at 8:30 a.m., on Friday. Freshman Laura Bernardos meets Sonia Chen (Louisiana Tech), while sophomore Lauren Alter drew Oceane Garibal (UT Tyler) and senior Ana Glumac will face Kalani Soli (UT Tyler).
The first round of doubles play will follow the morning singles session, and Houston will have two teams entered in the field. Sophomore Tsveta Dimitrova is set to team with senior Sveva Mazzari to take on Yuna Ito and Maria Shishkina (UT Tyler), while Alter and Glumac will face Magda Adaloglou and Sara Lizariturry (Mississippi State) with each match beginning at 10:30 a.m.
The singles Round of 32 will follow doubles play with action beginning at noon for student-athletes who advance from the first round. Dimitrova and Mazzari will also begin their singles runs in the Round of 32 with a pair of matches at 1:30 p.m., with Dimitrova meeting Lizariturry and Mazzari matching against Angela Lorenzo (Louisiana Tech).