Oct. 17, 2010
By Cameron Krones
Carbondale, Ill. - The SIU women's tennis team welcomed Eastern Illinois University and St. Louis University to Carbondale, for the Saluki Fall Draw. Saluki Freshman Anita Lee, dominated in her single matches going 2-0 defeating SlU's Jenny Nalepa (4-6, 6-4) (10-7) and Eastern Illinois's Merritt Whitley (8-5). "Anita had a good day in singles going 2-0", said Coach Nothwehr.
Saluki Sophomore, Melanie Delsaert, went 0-2 in the Saluki Fall Draw. Coach Nothwehr said of Delsart. "Melanie showed a lot of improvement and positivity is her first match against SLU."
The Salukis went 2-2 in team doubles with Southern Illinois's Melanie Delsart and Jennifer Dien defeating Janelle Prisner and Merritt Whitley of Eastern Illinois (8-3) and then falling to St. Louis University's Casey Miller and Jenny Nalepa (8-5). Salukis Anita Lee and Anastacia Simons lost to Amanda Dibbs and Jennifer Kim of Eastern Illinois (8-6), before defeating Hailee Elmore and Kasia Tomalak of St. Louis University (8-5).
Coach Nothwehr's thoughts of her teams performance at the Saluki Fall Draw; "Overall I thought we were just unfocused at times. Its a lot of matches for one day and I thought we could have had better focus for some of these matches. But in the end it was a good warmup for the ITA Regionals starting on thursday."
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|Women's Tennis||Conway, Ark.||1:00 PM|
|Sunday, Feb 15|
|Women's Tennis||Kenlake, Ky.||2:00 PM|
|Friday, Feb 20|
|Women's Tennis||Carbondale, Ill.||5:00 PM|
|Saturday, Feb 21|
|Women's Tennis||Carbondale, Ill.||3:00 PM|
|Friday, Feb 27|
|Women's Tennis||Carbondale, Ill.||4:30 PM|
|Saturday, Feb 28|
|Women's Tennis||Carbondale, Ill.||9:00 AM|
|Saturday, Mar 7|
|Women's Tennis||Carbondale, Ill.||10:00 AM|
|Women's Tennis||Carbondale, Ill.||2:00 PM|
|Friday, Mar 20|
|Women's Tennis||Carbondale, Ill.||12:00 PM|
|Women's Tennis||Carbondale, Ill.||4:00 PM|