Women's Tennis Has Three-Match Win Streak Snapped
Go Tigers! Sophomore Kristin Noble took her opponent to three sets, but fell at No. 5 singles after a win at No. 3 doubles.
Go Tigers!
Sophomore Kristin Noble took her opponent to three sets, but fell at No. 5 singles after a win at No. 3 doubles.
Go Tigers!

Feb. 17, 2004

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. - The University of Memphis women's tennis team (3-2 overall, 1-0 C-USA) had its three-match winning streak snapped, 7-0, at Arkansas-Little Rock, Tuesday.

Memphis won the No. 3 doubles match when Kristin Noble and Christina Wieser downed Rosario Negrete and Outi Jarvinen, 8-3, but the Trojans answered back with 8-4 wins at No. 1 and 2 doubles to take the doubles point and head into the singles portion of the match up, 1-0.

UALR picked up straight set wins at No. 2, 3, 4, and 6 singles, while Memphis managed to take the No. 1 and 4 matches to three sets. Senior Marlene Dirnstorfer suffered her first singles loss of the spring, despite winning the first set 6-4. Cecelia Poveda answered back with a 6-3, 6-2 pair of sets to take the match and improve to 8-0 on the season.

Noble also managed to take her singles match to three sets, winning her opening set 7-5, before falling 6-2, 6-1 to Jarvinen at No. 5 singles.

With the loss, Memphis falls to 3-2 on the season. The Lady Tigers will look to regroup at home with a pair of non-conference matches this weekend, including a Saturday match against Louisiana-Monroe and a Sunday match against Middle Tennessee. Both matches will be played at 11 a.m. if they can be played outside. If they are forced indoors, the matches will begin at 6 p.m. All outdoor matches are played at the HPER courts, located on the corner of Echles and Spottswood.

UALR 7, Memphis 0
Doubles

No. 1 - Katie Prokop/Cecelia Poveda def. Marlene Dirnstorfer/Viktoria Gruber (UM), 8-4
No. 2 - Jenna Hirdle/Bindiya Parekh def. Andrea Feichtinger/Yesica Ares (UM), 8-4
No. 3 - Kristin Noble/Christina Wieser (UM) def. Rosario Negrete/Outi Jarvinen, 8-3

Singles
No. 1 - Cecelia Poveda def. Marlene Dirnstorfer (UM), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
No. 2 - Jenna Hirdle def. Viktoria Gruber (UM), 6-3, 6-4
No. 3 - Bindiya Parekh def. Andrea Feichtinger (UM), 6-3, 6-3
No. 4 - Ellie Vicary def. Yesica Ares (UM), 6-4, 7-5
No. 5 - Outi Jarvinen def. Kristin Noble (UM), 5-7, 6-2, 6-1
No. 6 - Rosario Negrete def. Alex Tjioe (UM), 6-0, 6-0
Records:
UALR: 8-0
Memphis: 3-2

 

 

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