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MT falls 7-0 to Boilermakers

January 26, 2008 · MT Media Relations
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee fell to the Boilermakers of Purdue 7-0 on Saturday.

Purdue (1-0) began the match with a sweep of doubles to take the point and a 1-0 lead over the Blue Raiders in the match (1-3).

In singles action, sophomore Stephanie Parkison fell to Brooke Beier 6-0, 6-0. In the No. 2 position, freshman Shannon Hartmann dropped her match with Cigdem Duru 6-0, 6-3.

Senior Claudia Szabo fell to Stephanie Wooten while senior Ann-Kristin Siljestrom lost her match with Joanna Craven 6-3, 6-1.

Junior Marlene Chemin put up a fight with Anna Dzeva after dropping the first set 6-4 she rebounded to win the second 6-4. Chemin lost the match in a supertie breaker 10-6.

Junior Andrea Herrera rounded out play for the Blue Raiders with a 6-4, 6-1 loss to Alejandra Boeker.

Middle Tennessee will be back in action on Friday, Feb. 1 when it faces UT-San Antonio at 10 a.m. in San Antonio, Texas.

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