Blue Raiders fall to Memphis 4-3

Chemin wins final home match

April 12, 2009 · MT Athletic Communications
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee rounded out the regular season with a 4-3 loss to Memphis.

The Blue Raiders began the match with doubles play with Memphis winning the point taking a 1-0 lead. Junior Anna Djananova and freshman Alex Dachos forced a tiebreaker in No. 3 doubles but it was not enough as they fell 9-8 (5) to Sarah Irvin and Kristin Chamberlain.

In singles action the Blue Raiders attempted a rally winning three of the six singles matches. Freshman Taylor Coffey won her match 7-5, 6-2 over Amanda Brown.

Djananova took the win over Chamberlain as she posted scores of 6-4, 6-3 while senior Marlene Chemin defeated Sarah Irvin 6-4, 6-2.

The Blue Raiders will be back in action on April 17-19 when they travel to Denton, Texas to play in the Sun Belt Championships.

1. Ashley Murdock (MEM) def. Andrea Herrera (MT) 6-1, 6-3
2. Marjorie Ondeck (MEM) def. Marietta Bigus (MT) 6-3, 6-3
3. Taylor Coffey (MT) def. Amanda Brown (MEM) 7-5, 6-2
4. Anna Djananova (MT) def. Kristin Chamberlain (MEM) 6-4, 6-3
5. Marlene Chemin (MT) def. Sarah Irvin (MEM) 6-4, 6-2
6. Lindsey Wiseman (MEM) def. Alex Dachos (MT) 6-2, 6-2

1. Ashley Murdock/Marjorie Ondeck (MEM) def. Andrea Herrera/Marietta Bigus (MT) 8-2
2. Amanda Brown/Lindsey Wiseman (MEM) def. Marlene Chemin/Taylor Coffey (MT) 8-6
3. Sarah Irvin/Kristin Chamberlain (MEM) def. Anna Djananova/Alex Dachos (MT) 9-8 (7-5)

Match Notes:
Memphis 11-10
Middle Tennessee 8-13
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles ()

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