Women's Tennis Opens C-USA Championships with Win
April 19, 2001
Hattiesburg, Miss.-- - The University of Memphis women's tennis team (11-12, 1-3) won its opening round of the Conference USA Championships, 4-0, over Saint Louis University, Thursday.
The Lady Tigers won two of the three doubles matches for the doubles point, and then won their singles matches at No. 1, 3 and 5 to seal the win.
Memphis advances to the second round where they will play top seed UAB, at 9 a.m., Friday. The Blazers swept Memphis 7-0, less than a week ago and are currently ranked No. 61 in the country.
In other action at the C-USA Championships, Thursday, Houston defeated Charlotte, 4-0, to advance to the second round where the Cougars will face No. 4 seed Marquette at 9 a.m., Friday.
No. 8 Memphis 4, No. 9 Saint Louis 0