Kruse Keeps Cruising at Furman Fall Classic

September 28, 2001 · MT Media Relations
Greenville, SC - Middle Tennessee women's tennis player Manon Kruse continued her undefeated streak Friday at the Furman Fall Classic as she knocked off the No. 21 University of South Carolina's No. 1 player Jennifer Radman 7-6 (3), 7-6(3).

"Manon had a really good win today," said head women's tennis coach Randy Holden. "She saw some really tough competition today and really came through."

Kruse also came through in the doubles as she and partner Stacy Varnell Alex Lacelarie and Kim Jayet of Clemson 9-8 and Radman and Katy Boyanivich of South Carolina 8-2. This doubles combination also stayed undefeated and will play in the finals tomorrow.

Singles Manon Kruse (MT) def. Jennfier Radman(USC)7-6(3),7-6(3)

Mary Kovarik (FU) def Verena Preiss (MT) 6-2, 6-1

Kelly Schmandt (VU) def Carien Venter (MT) 6-1, 6-3

Steffi Hoch (Iowa) def.Stacy Varnell (MT) 3-6, 7-5, 6-4

Audra Falk (VU) def. Tanja Buchheim (MT) 6-1, 6-2

Shellie Cochran (FU) def. Emily Vest (MT) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles Kruse/Varnell def. Lacelarie/Jayet (CU) 9-8

Martin/McGaffigan (Wis) def. Preiss/Gridling 8-5

Bairos/Cline (UNC) def. Venter/Buchheim 8-1

Kruse/Varnell def. Boyanovich/Radman (USC) 8-2

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