Two Lady Tigers Qualify For Tennis Regional
Nov. 3, 1999
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Two members of the University of Memphis Lady Tiger Tennis Team have qualified for the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Southeast Region Tournament to be held on the campus of Wake Forest University, November 4-7.
Junior Christina Ladyman (Perth, West Australia), a two-time All-C-USA selection, qualified for the main draw and will play North Carolina State's Francie Barrigan at 10 a.m, Friday. Ladyman finished the fall season with a 9-4 record at No. 1 singles.
Freshman Sabrina Lindemann (Linz, Austria) is also travelling to Wake Forest to participate in the qualifying round, Thursday. Lindemann needs to win her matches in the qualifying round to move into the main draw, Friday. The freshman accumulated a record of 11-4 at No. 2 singles for the Lady Tigers this fall. She will face Louisville's Melisa San Martin, at 2 p.m., Thursday, with the winner advancing to play the winner of the No. 2 seed Jeni Burnette (UNC) and Judit Trunkos of Winthrop University match. The winner of that match-up advances to the main draw.
The duo also qualified for the doubles portion of the tournament. They have combined for a record of 4-2 at the No. 1 doubles spot this season. The team will face the team of Mayorga/Witten from the University of Kentucky at 2:30 p.m., Friday.