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Tennis plays through rain-soaked Saturday

MT Buck Bouldin Fall Classic will conclude Sunday

September 26, 2009 · Athletic Communications

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The second day of action at the MT Buck Bouldin Fall Classic was postponed until late afternoon due to inclement weather in the Murfreesboro area, prompting the scheduled matches to be split between Saturday and Sunday. The remaining doubles and singles action will be contested Sunday at the Buck Bouldin Tennis Center to conclude the event.

The host Blue Raiders were able to garner one win in doubles action, as Marietta Bigus and Taylor Coffey defeated Chattanooga's Charlotte Bossy and Brianna Wishing, 8-0. MT's Alex Dachos paired with the Lady Mocs' Jennifer Taylor, but the duo lost 8-4 to Murray State's Alexis Webb and Ashley Canty.

In singles action, four Middle Tennessee players picked up victories. Three of the triumphs were in straight sets with only Natalie Araya's match with Taylor going the full distance before she secured a 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 victory.

Yuiri Nomoto handed Murray State's Cassidy Cunitz a 6-0, 6-2 setback, while Coffey posted a 6-0, 6-2 win against Chattanooga's Jennemieke van der Veek. The other Blue Raider victory was a 6-1, 6-3 decision by Carla Nava over Murray State's Lyndsay Ottosen.

Sunday's action will feature three doubles matches and 12 singles tilts.

Middle Tennessee women's tennis scores:

Doubles
Marietta Bigus/Taylor Coffey (MT) def. Charlotte Bossy/Brianna Wishing (UTC) 8-0
Alexis Webb/Ashley Canty (MSU) def. Alex Dachos (MT)/Jennifer Taylor (UTC) 8-4

Singles
Natalie Araya (MT) def. Jennifer Taylor (UTC) 6-1, 3-6, 6-3
Yuiri Nomoto (MT) def. Cassidy Cunitz (MSU) 6-0, 6-2
Taylor Coffey (MT) def. Jennemieke van der Veek (UTC) 6-0, 6-2
Carla Nava (MT) def. Lyndsay Ottosen (MSU) 6-1, 6-3
Angela McGahee (MSU) def. Anna Djananova (MT) 6-1, 7-6 (4)
Alexis Webb (MSU) def. Marietta Bigus (MT) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
Charlotte Bossy (UTC) def. Alex Dachos (MT) 6-4, 6-2

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