Women's Tennis concludes play at ITA Regional Championships

    Freshman Meagan Monaghan picked up her fourth win of the fall season by defeating Alex Clark 6-5, 6-1.

    Freshman Meagan Monaghan picked up her fourth win of the fall season by defeating Alex Clark 6-5, 6-1.
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    Oct. 20, 2013

    Results

    By Tim McCaughan
    SIUSalukis.com

    NORMAN, Okla. - The Southern Illinois women's tennis team wrapped up play at the ITA Central Region Championships held on the campus of the University of Oklahoma this weekend. The Salukis picked up four wins in a tournament that featured teams such as Tulsa, Minnesota, Arkansas and Arkansas State, along with several ranked players in the field.

    Freshman Meagan Monaghan picked up an early win in the qualifying round against Alex Clark (6-5, 6-1) of the University of Missouri before falling to Biljana Milosevska, 6-3, 7-6.

    Anita Lee picked up two wins in the tournament against players from Missouri and Minnesota. Lee started with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Cassidy Spearman of Missouri and a 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (4) victory against Paula Rincon Otero of Minnesota. Lee fell to Natallia Pintusava 6-1, 6-3 in the main draw.

    The Salukis picked up just one win in doubles action, that coming from the duo of Korey Love and Natasha Tomishima who defeated Lexi Aranda and Sierra Halverson 8-5 before falling to the top-seeded Oklahoma duo of Whitney Ritchie and Mia Lancaster 8-0. Lee and Moaghan fell in a close match to an Arkansas duo 8-7 (2) in their match.

    SIU will conclude its fall season this weekend when it travels to Jonesboro, Ark. to compete in the ASU Invitational Oct. 25-27.


     

     

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