Lady Tigers Capture Doubles Win at ITA Regional
Oct. 24, 2008
WINSTON SALEM, N.C. - The U of M women's tennis team wrapped up their first day of competition at the 2008 ITA Southeast Regional in Winston Salem, N.C. Marjorie Ondeck and Ashley Murdock teamed together to win their first doubles match, defeating Liza Bensimon and Bianca Saenz from Campbell University, 8-2.
In singles play, Ondeck was knocked out of the tournament, losing her first match of the qualifying draw to Lindsey Jones of Louisville. Ondeck won the first set 6-4, but dropped a close one in the second set, 7-6 and fell 6-4 in the third set.
Murdock will begin singles play today when they faces off with Austin Smith of North Carolina. Smith is currently the 76th-rated singles player in the nation. Smith was 14-10 for the Tarheels in the spring of 2008.
In the second round of doubles, Murdock and Ondeck will take the court vs. Smith and Meg Fanjoy of North Carolina. The Tarheels finished last season ranked No. 17 in the country. Murdock and Ondeck posted a 9-7 doubles record in the spring of 2008.
Check GoTigersGo.com for more up-to-date information of the Lady Tigers and their showing at the 2008 ITA Southeast Regional.