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Lady Bisons hold close to WKU

Saturday, April 12, 2008

April 12, 2008

The Lady Bisons ended their regular season with a close match against Western Kentucky University. Due to the construction of the new tennis courts at Lipscomb, this match was played at Belmont University.

Olivia Ellis and Caitlin Khouri were the sole singles winners for the Lady Bisons.

Raphela Jann & Mariana Rangel held tight to their doubles match, making an exciting comeback, but could not quite clinch the victory.

Britt Kuertz almost pulled out a win and went into a second set tiebreaker but ended up not clinching a close match.

"We all worked hard. It was our last match and everyone played really well," said Kuertz.

The Lady Bisons are gearing up for the post season Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament to be held April 18th in Johnson City, TN at East Tennessee State University.

Western Kentucky University 5, Lipscomb 2

Singles competition 1. Marija Djuran (WKU) def. Raphaela Jann (LU) 6-2, 6-3
2. Erin Fulkerson (WKU) def. Kara Jackson (LU) 7-5, 6-3
3. Caitlin Khouri (LU) def. Brittany Waiz (WKU) 6-1, 6-4
4. Carrie True (WKU) def. Claire Landry (LU) 6-4, 6-2
5. Olivia Ellis (LU) def. Krystal Brown (WKU) 6-4, 3-6, 10-6
6. Leanne Caplinger (WKU) def. Britt Kuertz (LU) 6-3, 7-6

Doubles competition 1. Marija Djuran/Erin Fulkerson (WKU) def. Olivia Ellis/Kara Jackson (LU) 8-2
2. Caitlin Khouri/Claire Landry (LU) def. Brittany Waiz/Holly Kell (WKU) 8-4
3. Carrie True/Leanne Caplinger (WKU) def. Raphaela Jann/Marianna Rangel (LU) 8-6