Jan. 30, 2004
By Dustin Thompson
LOUISVILLE, KY- - The women's tennis team struggled to get anything going in their season openen as they lost 6-1 to Louisville Friday.
Senior Alejandra Blanco was able to give the Dawgs their only win of the day as she defeated Leslie Stewart at the No. 1 singles spot. Both seniors Jessica Knitter and Tana Trapani lost hard fought match-ups with Knitter losing 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 at the No. 2 spot and Trapani 6-4, 4-6, 10-3 at the No. 3 spot.
The Dawgs will lick their wounds and head to Cincinnati tomorrow in hopes of finding success in Ohio.
Alejandra Blanco def. Leslie Stewart (L) 3-4, def.
Michele Spiess (L) def. Maria Blanco 6-3, 6-3
Christina Gogol (L) def. Jessica Knitter 6-2, 3-6, 6-2
Kelly Taylor (L) def. Tana Trapani 6-4, 4-6, 10-3
Julia Hierl (L) def. Zoya Honarmand 6-3, 6-0
Natalie Laszkowski (L) def. Zuzana Palovic 6-1, 6-2
Stewart/Spiess (L) def A. Blanco/Trapani 8-6
Taylor/Laszkowski (L) def. M. Blanco/Knitter 8-4
Gogol/Eber (L) def. Palovic/Honarmand 8-3