Women's Tennis Draws Ninth Seed
Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

April 10, 2000

Memphis, Tenn.-- - The University of Memphis women's tennis team (9-9, 2-1) is the No. 9 seed of the 12 Conference USA team participating in the C-USA Conference Champioships in Tampa, Fla., beginning on Thursday.

The Lady Tigers, who finished 2-1 against league foes during the regular season, faces No. 8 Louisville in the opening round at 10 a.m., Thursday. The winner of that match gets No. 1 seed Marquette at noon, Friday.

Memphis was also a nine seed last year, defeating No. 8 seed Cincinnati 5-1 in their opening round before falling 5-0 to No. 1 seed Tulane. The Lady Tigers went on to finish eighth following a 5-2 loss to Southern Miss.

Memphis will be led by junior Christina Ladyman, a second team All C-USA team member in each of her previous two seasons. Ladyman is 11-6 at No. 1 singles this season and has won seven of her last eight matches, including a 3-0 weekend against league foes last weekend.

The tournament begins Thursday and the championship game will be played Sunday at noon.

SEEDS

1. Marquette

2. South Florida

3. Tulane

4. Houston

5. UAB

6. DePaul

7. Cincinnati

8. Louisville

9. Memphis

10. Southern Miss

11. Saint Louis

12. UNC Charlotte

SCHEDULE

Match 1 - DePaul vs. Saint Louis - Thursday, 10 a.m.

Match 2 - Louisville vs. Memphis - Thursday, 10 a.m.

Match 3 - UAB vs. UNC Charlotte - Thursday, 2 p.m.

Match 4 - Cincinnati vs. Southern Miss - Thursday, 2 p.m.

Match 5 - South Florida vs. Winner Game 4 - Friday, 9 a.m.

Match 6 - Tulane vs. Winner Game 1 - Friday, 9 a.m.

Match 7 - Marquette vs. Winner Louisville/Memphis, Friday, noon

Match 8 - Houston vs. Winner Game 3 - Friday, noon

Match 9 - Loser Match 1 vs. Loser Game 4 - Friday, 3 p.m.

Match 10 - Loser Game 2 vs. Loser Game 3 - Friday, 3 p.m.

Match 11 - Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6 - Saturday, 9 a.m.

Match 12 - Loser Game 10 vs. Loser Game 9 - Saturday, 9 a.m. (Eleventh place match)

Match 13 - Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8 - Saturday, noon

Match 14 - Loser Game 7 vs. Loser Game 8 - Saturday, noon

Match 15 - Winner Game 9 vs. Winner Game 10 - Saturday, 3 p.m. (Ninth place match)

Match 16 - Loser Game 5 vs. Loser Game 6 - Saturday, 3 p.m.

Match 17 - Loser Game 13 vs. Loser Game 14 - Sunday, 9 a.m. (Third place match)

Match 18 - Loser Game 14 vs. Loser Game 16 - Sunday, 9 a.m. (Seventh place match)

Match 19 - Winner Game 14 vs. Winner Game 16 - Sunday, noon (Fifth place match)

Match 20 - Winner Game 11 vs. Winner Game 13 - Sunday, noon (Championship match)

 

 

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