Women's Tennis Falls At No. 71 Louisville, 5-2
April 9, 2005
Louisville, Ky.- A valiant road effort by the entire UIC women's tennis team was not enough against No. 71 Louisville as the host Cardinals picked up a 5-2 win over the Flames at the Bass-Rudd Tennis Center on Saturday.
UIC (6-10) received nice individual efforts in both victory and defeat. No. 1 singles player Iris Jaklin was impressive in picking up a big win over Leslie Stewart, taking the match in straight sets with a 6-4, 6-3 victory.
Molly Smith won the first set against Robyn White at the second spot, but White rebounded to take the second set by a 6-1 count before winning a 10-7 tiebreaker.
Christina Oum picked up the Flames' other point by default.
Louisville improved to 18-7.
UIC seeks to rebound with a Horizon League contest at Butler tomorrow at 9 a.m.
Louisville 5, UIC 2 SINGLES 1. Iris Jaklin (UIC) def. Leslie Stewart 6-4, 6-3 2. Robyn White (UL) def. Molly Smith 2-6, 6-1, (10-7) 3. Kelly Taylor (UL) def. Corey Steven 6-2, 6-2 4. Natalie Laszkowski (UL) def. Melanie Humphrey 6-2, 6-2 5. Suzanna Gracanin (UL) def. Grace Gill-Morlis 6-1, 6-1 6. Christina Oum (UIC) wins by default