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    April 22, 2012

    By Tim McCaughan

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    CARBONDALE, Ill.-The Southern Illinois women's tennis team garners the No. 4 seed in the 2012 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament in Omaha, Nebr.

    The Salukis finish tied with Illinois State and Drake at 5-2 in the MVC, but finish behind each school in the tiebreaker format of the MVC.

    Southern will be matched up against No. 5 Evansville who finished 13-18 overall and 3-4 in the MVC. The Salukis defeated UE 6-1 in Carbondale earlier in the season. SIU won five of six singles matches and two of three doubles matches.

    SIU opens the the MVC tournament on April 27, at 9 a.m. at the Kock Family Tennis Center in Omaha, Nebr.

    1.       Wichita State (7-0)
    2.       Drake (5-2)
    3.       Illinois State (5-2)
    4.       Southern Illinois (5-2)
    5.       Evansville (3-4)
    6.       Creighton (2-5)
    7.       UNI (1-6)
    8.       Bradley (0-7)