Blue Raiders top Golden Eagles 5-2
Seniors clinch match for MTFebruary 1, 2009 · MT Athletic Communications
The Blue Raiders began the match with a sweep of doubles winning all three of those matches 8-2.
Then freshman Taylor Coffey put Middle Tennessee up 2-0 in the match with her 6-2, 6-3 win over Tatiana Denzhkina. Junior Natalie Araya defeated Laura Porras 6-3, 6-3 giving the Blue Raiders a 3-0 lead.
Kelly Holtzhausen closed the gap with her win over Middle Tennessee freshman Marietta Bigus 6-2, 6-4. Then Alena Krutkina defeated Anna Djananova 6-2, 6-0 making the match score 3-2 in favor of the Blue Raiders.
The Blue Raiders will be back in action on Thursday, Feb. 5 when it faces Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tenn., at 2:30 p.m.
1. Kelly Holtzhausen (TTU) def. Marietta Bigus (MT) 6-2, 6-4
2. Andrea Herrera (MT) def. Katie Barnhill (TTU) 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 6-3
3. Natalie Araya (MT) def. Laura Porras (TTU) 6-3, 6-3
4. Taylor Coffey (MT) def. Tatiana Denzhkina (TTU) 6-2, 6-3
5. Alena Krutkina (TTU) def. Anna Djananova (MT) 6-2, 6-0
6. Marlene Chemin (MT) def. Diana Woodcock (TTU) 0-6, 6-2, 6-2
1. Natalie Araya/Marietta Bigus (MT) def. Katie Barnhill/Kelly Holtzhausen (TTU) 8-2
2. Taylor Coffey/Marlene Chemin (MT) def. Alena Krutkina/Tatiana Denzhkina (TTU) 8-2
3. Anna Djananova/Alex Dachos (MT) def. Diana Woodcock/Joanna Corkern (TTU) 8-2
Tennessee Tech 0-1
Middle Tennessee 2-0
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (4,3,1,5,2,6)
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