Lady Tigers Come Back to Down SIU, 4-3
Go Tigers! Sophomore Alex Tjioe and the Lady Tigers came back from a 1-0 deficit to beat SIU, 4-3, Tuesday.
Go Tigers!
Sophomore Alex Tjioe and the Lady Tigers came back from a 1-0 deficit to beat SIU, 4-3, Tuesday.
Go Tigers!

March 30, 2005

Carbondale, Ill. - The Lady Tiger tennis team (4-9) came back from dropping the doubles point with wins at 1, 2, 4 and 6 singles to upend Southern Illinois, 4-3, Tuesday. It was the third road win of the season for the Lady Tigers, while Southern Illinois suffered the loss in its home opener.

The Salukis struck first, coming back from an 8-1 loss at No. 1 doubles to win at No. 3 doubles. With all eyes on the No. 2 doubles, the Salukis held on for a 9-7 win and an early 1-0 lead in the match.

But the Lady Tigers would answer back with junior Andrea Feichtinger evening the match at one apiece with a 6-1, 6-3 win at No. 2 singles. She would be shortly followed by junior Kristin Noble, who posted a 6-2, 6-3 win, making it 2-1 Memphis. Sophomore Alex Tjioe, who booked a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 6 singles, stretched the Memphis lead to 3-1 before Marlene Dirnstorfer wrapped up her seventh singles victory of the season, 6-3, 6-2, at No. 1.

The Lady Tigers return home for their final home match of the season, Saturday. The match will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Memphis 4, Southern Illinois 3
Singles
No. 1 -- Marlene Dirnstorfer (UM) def. Mario Blanco, 6-3, 6-2
No. 2 -- Andrea Feichtinger (UM) def. Amanda Taillefer, 6-1, 6-3
No. 3 -- Tana Trapani def. Brooke Cowie (UM), 4-6, 6-0, 6-3
No. 4 -- Kristin Noble (UM) def. Zoya Honormand, 6-2, 6-3
No. 5 -- Zuzana Palovic def. Christina Wieser (UM), 5-7, 7-5, 10-6
No. 6 -- Alex Tjioe (UM) def. Laura Bredniak, 6-3, 6-2
Doubles
No. 1 -- Dirnstorfer/Cowie (UM) def. Blanco/Trapani, 8-1
No. 2 -- Palovic/Honarmand def. Feichtinger/Tjioe (UM), 9-7
No. 3 -- Taillefer/Bredniak def. Noble/Kathrin Kohl (UM), 8-5

 

 

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