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Blue Raiders fall to Louisville 6-1

Coffey posts win for MT

February 26, 2009 · MT Athletic Communciations
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Middle Tennessee fell to Louisville 6-1 on Thursday afternoon.

The Cardinals swept the doubles point to take an early 1-0 lead. Louisville then won five of the six doubles matches to seal the win.

Freshman Taylor Coffey posted the only win for the Blue Raiders as she defeated Jo-Ann Van Aerde 6-3, 6-2.

Freshman Marietta Bigus and junior Natalie Araya each played a super-tiebreaker after forcing a third set. Bigus lost her match 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (3) to Lindsey Jones while Araya fell to Natalia Baez 6-7, 6-4, 1-0 (4).

Middle Tennessee will have the rest of the week off before heading to south Florida next week to play Florida Atlantic, Florida International and Lynn University.

Singles
1. Lindsey Jones (LOU) def. Marietta Bigus (MT) 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (7-3)
2. Bianca Gorbea (LOU) def. Andrea Herrera (MT) 6-3, 6-1
3. Lauren Imre (LOU) def. Anna Djananova (MT) 6-0, 6-3
4. Natalia Baez (LOU) def. Natalie Araya (MT) 6-7, 6-4, 1-0 (7-4)
5. Taylor Coffey (MT) def. Jo-Ann Van Aerde (LOU) 6-3, 6-2
6. Sarah Miller (LOU) def. Marlene Chemin (MT) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles
1. Natalia Baez/Bianca Gorbea (LOU) def. Marlene Chemin/Marietta Bigus (MT) 8-4
2. Jo-Ann Van Aerde/Lindsey Jones (LOU) def. Taylor Coffey/Natalie Araya (MT) 8-3
3. Amelia Harris/Sarah Miller (LOU) def. Anna Djananova/Alex Dachos (MT) 8-4

Match Notes:
Middle Tennessee 6-3
Louisville 5-6

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