Blue Raiders fall to No. 15 Vanderbilt
Freshman posts win for MTFebruary 5, 2009 · MT Athletic Communications
Freshman Alex Dachos was the lone bright spot for the Blue Raiders as she defeated VU's Erica Robertson in a three-set tie-breaker 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (9).
The Commodores took control of the match early sweeping doubles play to take a 1-0 lead. Heather Steinbauer handed freshman Taylor Coffey her first loss of the season 6-3, 6-1 extending VU's lead.
The Blue Raiders will be back in action on Sunday, Feb. 8 when it plays host to conference opponent UALR. The match will is set for 10 a.m. at Nashboro Village in Nashville, Tenn.
1. #55 Catherine Newman (VU) def. Andrea Herrera (MT) 6-1, 6-1
2. #105 Courtney Ulery (VU) def. Marietta Bigus (MT) 6-2, 6-4
3. #80 Chelsea Preeg (VU) def. Natalie Araya (MT) 6-3, 6-0
4. Heather Steinbauer (VU) def. Taylor Coffey (MT) 6-3, 6-1
5. Alex Dachos (MT) def. Erica Robertson (VU) 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (9-7)
6. Hannah Blatt (VU) def. Marlene Chemin (MT) 7-5, 6-3
1. Heather Steinbauer/Jackie Wu (VU) def. Natalie Araya/Marietta Bigus (MT) 8-2
2. Catherine Newman/Erica Robertson (VU) def. Marlene Chemin/Taylor Coffey (MT) 8-0
3. Courtney Ulery/Chelsea Preeg (VU) def. Alex Dachos/Anna Djananova (MT) 8-2
Middle Tennessee 2-1
Vanderbilt 2-1; National ranking #15
Order of finish: Doubles (); Singles (4,1,3,2,5,6)
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