Feb. 28, 2006
By Lacole Hook
CHICAGO, Ill. - The Southern Illinois women's tennis team was shut out by Auburn Saturday 6-0 at the Lakeshore Athletic Club. The loss drops the Salukis record to 2-2.
The Salukis found it difficult to score against the Tigers, the most points earned by a SIU player was three. Laura Bredniak lost in the No. 5 singles spot (6-1, 6-3), and Amanda Taillefer and Zoya Honarmand lost in No. 2 doubles match 8-3.
A water leak on the court prevented the No. 6 singles match from being played.
The next match for the Salukis is March 14 at Charleston Southern.
1. Alex Haney, AU def. Maria Blanco, SIU, 6-1, 6-0
2. Ashley Cowart, AU def. Amanda Taillefer, SIU, 6-1, 6-1
3. Whitney Chappell, AU def. Zuzana Palovic, SIU, 6-1, 6-2
4. Erin Gray, AU def. Zoya Honarmand, SIU, 6-2, 6-2
5. Irina Pljusznyin, AU def. Laura Bredniak, 6-1, 6-3
1. Haney/Tippins, AU def. Blanco/Palovic, SIU, 8-0
2. Cowart/Gray, AU def. Taillefer/Honarmand, SIU, 8-3
3. Chappell/Pljusznyin, AU def. Bredniak/Maher, SIU, 8-1