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Women's tennis falls to Memphis 7-0

Saturday, January 31, 2009

The Lady Bisons traveled to the University of Memphis on Friday, Jan. 30, losing 7-0 in a non-conference match.

Memphis got a quick start by winning doubles, but the Lady Bisons rallied in the singles matches while still falling short of a win.

Danielle Hansen had a close singles match, losing to Dara Toulch 7-6 (5), 3-6, 12-10. Claire Landry fell short to Robyn Jones, losing 6-2, 6-3.

“We have a lot of things to work on before we go into conference matches.  Memphis got out to quick start against us in doubles, but we were ready to play singles,” said coach Kristin Lusk.

The Lady Bisons play at Austin Peay Saturday.

Singles
Marjorie Ondeck (MU) def. Raphaela Jann (LU) 6-1, 6-3
Ashley Murdock (MU) def. Kara Jackson (LU) 6-2, 6-0
Sarah Irvin (MU) def. Elizabeth Keevil (LU) 6-2, 6-2
Dara Toulch (MU) def. Danielle Hansen (LU) 7-6 (5), 3-6, 12-10
Robyn Jones (MU) def. Claire Landry (LU) 6-2, 6-3
Amanda Brown (MU) def.  Olivia Ellis (LU) 6-3, 6-1

Doubles
Ondeck/Jones (MU) def. Jackson/Hansen 8-3 (LU)
Murdock/Irvin (MU def. Ellis/Keevil 8-3 (LU)
Kristin Chamberlin/Brown (MU) def. Landry/Jann 8-4 (LU)

This story was written by Caroline Price, a student assistant in the athletics media relations department.