March 4, 2009
By Megan Kramper
Murray, Ky.- The Southern Illinois women's tennis teamd dropped a heartbreaker to Murray State 4-3 Wednesday afternoon.
Head coach Audra Nothwehr said because of a few injuries, the Salukis haven't been able to compete to the fullest.
"It was a very tough loss, Murray came out tough in doubles and we are hurting without our full line up right now," Nothwehr said.
Fadzai Mawisire remained perfect in her career at SIU as she defeated Cassidy Cunitz in No. 1 singles.
The Salukis will return to action as they host Wright State on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m.
No. 1. Fadzai Mawisire def. Cassidy Cunitz, 6-0, 6-2
No. 2. Angela McGahee def. Martina Vianna Ce, 7-5, 6-2
No. 3. Ame Blacketer def. Anne Pennington, 3-6, 6-0, 6-2
No. 4. Alexis Webb def. Jessica Flannery, 6-7, 6-2, 6-4
no. 5. Michela Cruise def.Adriana Alvarez, 6-2, 6-1
No. 6. Lyndsay Ottosen def. Emily Whitney, 6-2, 7-5