Women's Tennis Falls in 9th Place Match
Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

April 17, 2004

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - 12th-seeded Southern Miss finished the 2004 Conference USA Women's Tennis Championship in ninth place after defeating ninth-seeded Memphis, 4-2, in the consolation rounds on Saturday at Seneca Park. The Tigers finished its tournament run in 10th place.

The Golden Eagles nabbed a 1-0 lead after the tandem of Nicola Slater and Katharina Sadofsky outlasted the Tiger team of Viktoria Gruber and Marlene Dirnstorfer, 8-5, at the No. 1. Nikhila Narra and Grace Kammerer also scored a win at No. 2 with an 8-1 decision over Memphis' duo of Andrea Feichtinger and Yesica Ares.

In singles action, Memphis rallied back when Feichtinger swept Sadofsky, 6-1, 6-0, at No. 3 and Christina Wieser posted a 6-3, 0-6, 6-0 victory over Courtney Ulrich at No. 6.

Southern Miss would bounce back as Slater swept Dirnstorfer, 6-3, 6-4, at No. 1 and Kammerer came from behind to defeat Ares, 4-6, 6-0, 6-1. Narra sealed the victory with a 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 decision over Gruber at the No. 2 spot.

Match #18 - B (Seneca Park)
(12) Southern Miss 4, (9) Memphis 2
Singles
1. Nicola Slater, USM def. Marlene Dirnstorfer, MEM, 6-3, 6-4
2. Nikhila Narra, USM def. Viktoria Gruber, MEM,6-3, 3-6, 7-5
3. Andrea Feichtinger, MEM def. Katharina Sadofsky USM,6-1, 6-0
4. Grace Kammerer, USM def. Yesica Ares, MEM, 4-6, 6-0, 6-1
5. Kristin Noble, MEM vs. Olivia Berry, USM,DNF (6-7 (7), 5-7, 0-2)
6. Christina Wieser, MEM def. Courtney Ulrich, USM, 6-3, 0-6, 6-0

 

 

Doubles
1. Slater/Sadofsky, USM def. Dirnstorfer/Gruber, MEM, 8-5
2. Narra/Kammerer, USM def. Feichtinger/Ares, MEM, 8-1
3. Berry/Ulrich, USM vs. Noble/Wieser, MEM, DNF (6-6)
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