Saluki women's tennis defeats Tennesse Tech 6-1




    Women's Tennis Home

    HEADLINES
    Salukis earn fourth-straight match in 4-1 victory over SIU-Edwardsville

    Salukis down nationally-ranked Northern Illinois, 4-3

    Salukis finish with impressive 6-1 win over Austin Peay

    RELATED LINKS
    Official Athletics Twitter
    Official Athletics Facebook
    Official Athletics YouTube

    April 1, 2009

    Complete Results

    By Megan Kramper
    www.SIUSalukis.com

    Cookeville, Tenn.-The Southern Illinois women's tennis team won their sixth match in a row as it defeated Tennessee Tech 5-2 on Wednesday.

    The Salukis picked up the doubles point heading into singles play with wins at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles and a big win by Jessica Flannery helped put the victory away for the Salukis.

    Flannery was down 0-5 in the first set against Tatiana Denezhkina, but battled her way back to win the set 7-5 and eventually the match (7-5, 6-3).

    "Give all the credit to Jessica today, she played really tough," Head coach Audra Nothwehr said.

    The Salukis will travel to Drake on Saturday and Northern Iowa on Sunday to face Missouri Valley Conference opponents.

    Complete Results
    Doubles
    No. 1: Katie Barnhill/Kelly Holtzhausen def. Jessica Flannery/Michela Cruise 8-4
    No. 2: No. 68 Vishakha Sheoran/Martina Vianna Ce def. Evgenia Yartseva/Alena Krutkina 8-1
    No. 3: Ame Blacketer/Emily Whitney def. Tatiana Denezhkina/Laura Porras 8-3

    Singles
    No. 1: Kelly Holtzhausen def. Vishakha Sheoran 6-2,6-3
    No. 2: Ame Blacketer def. Alena Krutkina 6-4, 5-7, 6-3
    No. 3: Michela Cruise def. Katie Barnhill 6-1, 6-0
    No. 4: Jessica Flannery def. Tatiana Denezhkina 7-5, 6-3
    No. 5: Martina Vianna Ce def. Laura Porras 7-5, 6-7(1)
    No. 6: Emily Whitney def. Evgenia Yartseva 6-0,6-0

     

     

    Saturday, Mar 7
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 10:00 AM
    Women's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 2:00 PM
    Friday, Mar 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 12:00 PM
    Women's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 4:00 PM
    Wednesday, Mar 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Evansville, Ind. 2:00 PM
    Saturday, Mar 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 10:30 AM
    Sunday, Mar 29
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Jonesboro, Ark. 2:00 PM
    Friday, Apr 3
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 2:00 PM
    Saturday, Apr 4
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 11:00 AM
    Saturday, Apr 11
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Des Moines, Iowa 1:00 PM
    SIU