Women's Tennis Looses Hard Fought Battle




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    Cincinnati, Ohio - The Salukis just fell short of picking up their first victory of the year as they were defeated in a hard fought match by Cincinnati.

    Senior Tana Trapani picked up her first win of the early spring season as she defeated Julie Kauck, 7-5, 6-1, at the No. 4 spot, while sophomore Zuzana Palovic contributed by knocking off Kirby Doron 6-0, 6-3.

    Sophomore Maria Blanco gave a valiant effort, but was defeated at the No. 2 spot by Cristina Reyes in three sets, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4. Along with Blanco sophomore Zoya Honarmand also pushed her match against Jill Klauck to a third set super tie breaker, but was defeated in a grueling match, 3-6, 6-4, 13-11.

    The Salukis next matches will be in Richmond, Ky. where they will compete against Wright State, East Tenn. St and Eastern Kentucky on Feb. 14-15.

    SIU vs. Cincinnati
    Singles
    Lyndsey Malony (CIN) def. Alejandra Blanco (SIU) 6-1, 6-1
    Cristina Reyes (CIN) def. Maria Blanco (SIU) 6-3, 5-7, 6-4
    Hannah Hinton (CIN) def. Jessica Knitter (SIU) 6-3, 6-1
    Tana Trapani (SIU) def. Julie Flauck (CIN) 7-5, 6-1
    Jill Klauck (CIN) def. Zoya Honarmand (SIU) 3-6, 6-4, 13-11
    Zuzana Palovic (SIU) def. Kriby Doron (CIN)6-0, 6-3

    Doubles
    Malony/Hinton (CIN) def. A.Blanco/ Trapani (SIU) 8-4
    Knitter/ M.Blanco(SIU) def. Reyes/ J.Klauck (CIN) 8-6
    J.Klauck/ Liu (CIN) def. Honarmand/ Palovic (SIU) 8-4

     

     

    Friday, Jan 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Louisville, Ky. 1:00 PM
    Saturday, Jan 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Louisville, Ky. 9:00 AM
    Saturday, Jan 24
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Fayetteville, Ark. TBA
    Sunday, Jan 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Fayetteville, Ark. TBA
    Women's Tennis Fayetteville, Ark. TBA
    Saturday, Feb 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Conway, Ark. 1:00 PM
    Sunday, Feb 15
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Murray, Ky. TBA
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