Memphis Women's Tennis Netter Crowned Champion at Midwest Women's Open Championship
Go Tigers! Ashley Murdock won the Midwest Women's Open Championship in Indianapolis
Go Tigers!
Ashley Murdock won the Midwest Women's Open Championship in Indianapolis
Go Tigers!

July 2, 2009

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Memphis women's tennis senior-to-be Ashley Murdock was crowned the champion of the Midwest Women's Open Championship at the Pearson Open Championship in Indianapolis, Ind., on June 28th. Murdock, the No. 1 singles player for the Memphis women's tennis team, defeated Toledo, Ohio native Zorana George for the singles crown.

On her way to the title, Murdock, the No. 3 seed in the tournament field, defeated Michelle Sammons, the No. 2 seed, 6-2, 7-5 in the semifinals, Mary Beth Wilson, 6-3, 6-2, and Adrienne Markison, 6-1, 6-1. Sammons is currently the No. 1 singles player for the Purdue Boilermakers.

Murdock finished her junior season at Memphis earning her second-straight selection to the second team of the All-C-USA team. Murdock won 15 singles matches and lost 10 last season for coach Lee Taylor Walker's squad.

 

 

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