Women's Tennis Shorthanded at Murray State
April 8, 2005
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Memphis women's tennis team (4-11) was short-handed in a 6-1 loss at Murray State, Friday.
The Lady Tigers rallied to win the No. 1 doubles match, 9-7, as the team of Marlene Dirnstorfer and Andrea Feichtinger down the duo of Jennifer Ward and Casady Pruitt. But the Lady Tigers would only have enough healthy players to play one other doubles slot, where the duo of Kristin Noble and Alex Tjioe lost 8-3. Since the Lady Tigers had to default the No. 3 spot, the Racers won the doubles point to go up 1-0.
Sophomore Christina Wieser would get Memphis its first point when her opponent had to retire, down 2-3. But with a Lady Tiger default at No. 6, Murray State would be up 2-1and would use victories at 1, 2, 3 and 5 singles to complete the win, 6-1.
Memphis will complete its 2004-05 regular season with a trip to Wilmington, North Carolina, where the Lady Tigers will face UNC Wilmington, Friday, and East Carolina, Saturday.
Murray State 6, Memphis 1