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Women's Tennis Falls At No. 71 Louisville, 5-2


Junior Iris Jaklin picked up an impressive two-set win over Leslie Stewart at No. 1 singles on Saturday.
Junior Iris Jaklin picked up an impressive two-set win over Leslie Stewart at No. 1 singles on Saturday.

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

DOUBLES 1. Taylor/Laszkowski (UL) def. Oum/Steven 9-8 (6) 2. Gracanin/White (UL) def. Jaklin/Humphrey 8-3 3. Smith/Gill-Morlis (UIC) win by default

 

 

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