Women's Tennis Downs Arkansas-Little Rock
March 25, 2000
Memphis, Tenn.-- - The Lady Tiger tennis team improved to 6-7 on the season with a 5-2 win over Arkansas-Little Rock at the HPER courts, Saturday. It was the U of M's second consecutive home win in as many days after shutting out Western Kentucky, 9-0, Friday.
Memphis won four of the six singles matches, sweeping all three top slots in two sets. Junior Christina Ladyman (Perth, Western Australia) improved her overall record to 8-5 with a 6-2, 6-0 win over UALR's Kelly Bucewicz. Freshman Sabrina Lindemann (Linz, Austria) also posted her eighth win of the season with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Layla Tohme. Junior Betsy Card (Terre Haute, Ind.) completed the top three sweep with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Alejandra Reyes.
Freshman Sumitra Rao (Madras, India) earned her 10th victory of the season with a default win at No. 6. Rao leads the team with a 10-3 overall record, including a mark of 7-2 at the No. 6 spot.
Memphis plays its final regular season road match at Arkansas State, Tuesday at 3 p.m., before hosting three Conference USA schools at the HPER courts Mar. 31-Apr. 1 in a conference tournament tune-up.
Christina Ladyman (UM) def. Kelly Bucewicz (UALR), 6-2, 6-0
Sabrina Lindemann (UM) def. Layla Tohme (UALR), 6-1, 6-1
Betsy Card (UM) def. Alejandra Reyes (UALR), 6-3, 6-2
Montserrat Flores (UALR) def. Angie Wilkinson (UM), 6-2, 6-0
Alejandra Lopez (UALR) defl Claire O'Donoghue (UM), 6-4, 6-2
Sumitra Rao (UM) won by default
Ladyman/Lindemann (UM) vs. Lopez/Tohme, DNP
Card/Wilkinson (UM) vs. Bucewicz/Reyes (UALR), DNP
O'Donoghue/Annika Westberg (UM) won by default