No. 57 Women's Tennis Defeats Southern Miss, 6-1
April 7, 2012
Memphis began with a sweep of the doubles matches, led by an 8-0 win from Stefanie Mikesz and Alyssa Hibberd at No. 3. Courtney Collins and Kelly Gray secured the doubles point with an 8-2 victory at No. 1 doubles and Mariya Slupska and Tiffany Welcher finished off the clean sweep, winning No. 2 doubles, 8-5.
Mikesz, ranked 69th, opened singles play by surrendering only one game in a 6-1, 6-0 win over Mackenzie Oskin. Hibberd and No. 74 Slupska followed with a pair of two-set decisions, dropping only three games apiece, to secure the victory for the U of M.
Alex Bradley recorded the only point for USM by defeating Andrea Arques-Garcia at No. 6 singles, 6-2, 6-1. The Tigers ended the match winning the final two match-ups.
The Blue and Gray will wrap up its regular season with two road matches at UALR and Tulsa next weekend. Memphis and UALR square off on Saturday, April, 14th at 12 p.m. (CT). In the final regular season match, the Tigers square off against conference-foe Tulsa at noon (CT) on Sunday.
#57 Memphis 6, Southern Miss 1