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Lady Raiders Net Louisville Cardinals 6-1

March 13, 2004 · MT Media Relations
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee women's tennis (8-3) defeated Louisville (13-6) 6-1 Saturday at Buck Bouldin Tennis Center.

The Lady Raiders opened the match by winning the doubles point with victories at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles. No. 22 ranked Manon Kruse and Carien Venter defeated Kelly Taylor and Natalie Laszkowski 8-3 and Jennifer Klaschka and Laura McNamara won over Julia Hierl and Michele Spiess by the same score.

Middle Tennessee won all but one singles match. Junior Emily Vest fell at No. 6 to Laszkowski 6-4, 6-3. Two matches went to three sets but the Lady Raiders came out on top. Venter defeated Taylor 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 and McNamra finished up the match with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 win over Paige Eber.

Middle Tennessee will travel to Nashville to take on No. 4 Vanderbilt on Monday March 15. Match time is set for 2:30 p.m.

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