Kohl Wins First Collegiate Championship Title
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Go Tigers!

Oct. 16, 2004

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - - Freshman Kathrin Kohl won her first collegiate singles championship with a win in the No. 7 singles championship in the finals of the Shoney's/Varsity Pro Shop Invitational, Saturday. Kohl defeated Murray State's Whitney Robards, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, to claim her first title.

Two other Lady Tigers who had advanced to Saturday's finals suffered setbacks. Junior Andrea Feichtinger and Jaclyn Leeper from Murray State split the first two sets at No. 2 singles before Leeper won the third set and the match with a 6-2 decision in the third set. Saint Louis's Amanda Hellberg won the consolation singles title at No. 2 with a 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over SIU-Carbondale's Amanda Tallefer.

Kristin Noble also fell in a championship final, falling 6-0, 6-3 to Murray State's Rachel Lask. Saint Louis' Tara Grant won the consolation final in the No. 4 singles bracket.

The Lady Tigers are now complete with their fall schedule. Memphis will open its spring dual schedule against USF on Jan. 30th at 10 a.m.

Complete Final Results
No. 1 singles -

Championship - Marina Engelbrecht (Arkansas State) def. Marina Tasheva (Tennessee Tech), 6-3, 6-4
Consolation - Jenny Batty (Ball State) def. Maria Blanco (SIU-Carbondale), 6-2, 6-1

No. 2 singles
Championship - Jaclyn Leeper (Murray State) def. Andrea Feichtinger (Memphis), 6-3, 1-6, 6-2
Consolation - Amanda Hellberg (Saint Louis) def. Amanda Tellefer (SIU-Carbondale), 7-6, 6-2

No. 3 singles
Championship - Jennifer Ward (Murray State) def. Bethany Everett (Chattanooga), 6-3, 6-2
Consolation - Ana Renda (Saint Louis) def. Joana Hornestam (SIU-Carbondale), 6-1, 6-0

No. 4 singles
Championship - Rachel Lask (Murray State) def. Kristin Noble (Memphis), 6-0, 6-3
Consolation - Tara Grant (Saint Louis) def. Zuzana Palovic (SIU-Carbondale), 6-7, 6-3, 6-2

 

 

No. 5 singles
Championship - Casady Pruitt (Murray State) def. Kay Ngiam (Tennessee Tech), 7-6 (2), 6-0
Consolation - Bonnie Adams (UTC) def. Tina Grasso (Saint Louis), 6-2, 6-1

No. 6 singles
Championship - Rachel McCullogh (Saint Louis) def. Christina Hall (Murray State), 5-7, 7-6, 6-2
Consolation - Tami McQueen (Murray State) def. Christina Wieser (Memphis), 6-2, 6-1

No. 7 singles
Championship - Kathrin Kohl (Memphis) def. Whitney Robards (Murray State), 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
Consolation - Beth Campus (Ball State) def. Christy Fazio (Chattanooga), 6-3, 6-7 (10), 6-2

No. 1 doubles
Championship - Lask/Lask (Murray State)_def. Ballard/Everett (Chattanooga), 8-4
Consolation - Engelbrecht/Pogacnik (Arkansas State) def. Blanco/Palovic (SIU-Carbondale), 8-2

No. 2 doubles
Championship - Hellberg/Renda (Saint Louis) def. Calderwood/Pollack (Ball State), 8-3
Consolation - Leeper/Hall (Murray State) def. Tallefer/Bredniak (SIU-Carbondale), 8-1

No. 3 doubles
Championship - Did Not Play
Consolation - Owens/Campus (Ball State) def. Grasso/McCullagh (Saint Louis), 8-0

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