Women's Tennis Gets By Southern University, 4-3
Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

March 5, 2004

NEW ORLEANS, LA. - The University of Memphis women's tennis team improved to 5-5 for the season with a 4-3 thriller over Southern University (Baton Rouge) in the first day of the University of New Orleans tournament.

The two teams played singles first, evenly splitting the matches 3-3. In the deciding doubles portion of the match, Memphis claimed a win at No. 1 singles and fell at No. 3 to leave the No. 2 doubles match to decide the outcome. Memphis' Andrea Feichtinger and Alex Tjioe came back from 6-5 down to take the match, 8-6, to give Memphis its first victory of the spring.

The Lady Tigers will play host UNO, Saturday, at 2 p.m.

Memphis 4, Southern University 3
Singles
1) Ariana Marshall def. Viktoria Gruber (UM), 6-2, 6-4
2) Andrea Feichtinger (UM) def. Kelli Nabors, 6-1, 6-1
3) Francisca Osedumme def. Yesica Ares (UM), 6-4, 7-5
4) Kristin Noble (UM) def. Isoke Eriksson-Perry, 6-3, 7-5
5) Tania Hicks def. Christina Wieser (UM), 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
6) Alex Tjioe (UM) def. Sarah Johnson, 6-3, 6-2
Doubles
1) Dirnstorfer/Gruber (UM) def. Neighbors/Dumas, 8-2
2) Feichtinger/Tjioe (UM) def. Hicks/Marshall, 8-6
3) Johnson/Perry def. Ares/Noble (UM), 8-5

 

 

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