Women's Tennis Smacks Northern Iowa In MVC Play




    Women's Tennis Home

    HEADLINES
    Cordero to represent Puerto Rico in the Fed Cup World Championships

    SIU falls in a close match against Northern Arizona

    Salukis fall to nationally ranked Lobos

    RELATED LINKS
    Official Athletics Twitter
    Official Athletics Facebook
    Official Athletics YouTube

    April 6, 2003

    Waterloo, Iowa - The women's tennis team reeled in its second conference win of the season on Sunday when SIU defeated Northern Iowa, 6-1. SIU improved to 2-1 in the MVC, 6-11 overall.

    The Salukis lost only one match in their rout of the Panthers. Junior Alejandra Blanco knocked out Archanna Reddy at No. 1 singles, 7-6, 7-5, while freshman Maria Blanco won at the No. 2 spot against Jamie Noyce, 6-2, 6-2. Winning her tenth match of the season, junior Jessica Knitter beat Korkoi Quaye, 6-4, 6-4, at the No. 3 spot.

    Singles action was rounded out as freshman Zuzana Palovic easily took the No. 4 win from Kelly Maifield, 6-0, 6-1, while sophomore walk-on Yasmine Farag received a default against Danielle Whalen at No. 6.

    SIU swept the doubles point when the Blanco sisters won 8-6 at No. 1 doubles; Knitter and Palovic grabbed an 8-1 win at No. 2, and Bedard and Farag received a default at No. 3 doubles.

    The Salukis will begin a five-match home stand on April 12 against SMS. Action starts at 11am. Results can be found at www.siusalukis.com.

    (SIU vs. Northern Iowa - 4/6/03)
    Win, 6-1

    Singles:
    No. 1 - Alejandra Blanco (SIU) def. Archanna Reddy (UNI) 7-6, 7-5
    No. 2 - Maria Blanco (SIU) def. Jamie Noyce (UNI) 6-2, 6-2
    No. 3 - Jessica Knitter (SIU) def. Korkoi Quaye (UNI) 6-4, 6-4
    No. 4 - Zuzana Palovic (SIU) def. Kelly Maifield (UNI) 6-0, 6-1
    No. 5 - Marcia Willis (UNI) def. Sophie Bedard (SIU) 4-6, 7-6, (10-4)
    No. 6 - Yasmine Farag (SIU) def. Danielle Whalen (UNI) default

     

     

    Doubles:
    No. 1 - Blanco/Blanco (SIU) def. Reddy/Noyce (UNI) 8-6
    No. 2 - Knitter/Palovic (SIU) def. Maifield/Willis (UNI) 8-1
    No. 3 - Bedard/Farag (SIU) def. Quaye/Whalen (UNI) default
    Saturday, Feb 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Muncie, Ind. 2:00 PM
    Sunday, Feb 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Indianapolis, Ind. 11:00 AM
    Women's Tennis Indianapolis, Ind. 4:00 PM
    Friday, Feb 19
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 4:00 PM
    Saturday, Feb 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 12:00 PM
    Women's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 4:00 PM
    Friday, Feb 26
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 12:30 PM
    Women's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 4:30 PM
    Saturday, Mar 5
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Bloomington, Ind. 2:30 PM
    Women's Tennis Bloomington, Ind. 5:30 PM