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September 14, 2002

USI takes a pair on Saturday

SOUTHERN INDIANA (4-0, 4-0 GLVC): 6, SIU Edwardsville (5-2, 5-2 GLVC): 3

SOUTHERN INDIANA (5-0, 5-0 GLVC): 8, MISSOURI –ST. LOUIS (3-3, 2-3 GLVC): 1


The University of Southern Indiana women’s tennis team continued to roll with a 6-3 victory at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and an 8-1win at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. USI goes to 5-0 overall and 5-0 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.

Senior Emily Blinzinger (Oakland City, Indiana) remained perfect at number one singles, but remained short of the USI record for doubles as she split her doubles matches on Saturday. Blinzinger needs one doubles victories to match Emily Nall, who had 41 in her four-year career.


At Edwardsville, Illinois

Final Score: Southern Indiana 6 SIU Edwardsville 3
Singles
#1 Emily Blinzinger (USI)
def. Coryn Reich (SIUE), 6-2, 6-2
#2 Ashley Rees (USI) def. Chrissy Yingst (SIUE), 6-1, 6-3
#3 Nichole Freyberger (USI) def. Gina Wohltman (SIUE), 6-2, 7-6
#4 Keli Keener (SIUE) def. Kathleen Davis (USI), 3-6, 6-1, 6-4
#5 Kalie Ackerman (USI) def. Katie McKay (SIUE), 5-7, 6-2, 6-3
#6 Cassy Froderman (USI) def. Allison Coats (SIUE), 6-2, 5-7, 6-1

Doubles
#1 Reich-Yingst (SIUE) def. Blinzinger-Freyberger (USI), 9-7
#2 Davis-Elizabeth Van Handel (USI) def. Wohltman-Keener (SIUE), 8-4
#3 McKay-Coats (SIUE) def. Rees-Ackerman (USI), 8-5

At St. Louis, Missouri

Final Score: Southern Indiana 8, Missouri-St. Louis 1
Singles:
#1 Emily Blinzinger (USI)
def. Devin Foy (UMSL) 6-4, 6-2
#2 Ashley Rees (USI) def. Krissy Howard (UMSL) 6-2, 6-2
#3 Chrissy Duffy (UMSL) def. Nichole Freyberger (USI), 5-7, 6-0 (8-6)
#4 Kathleen Davis (USI) def. Lauren Wiele (UMSL) 6-0, 7-5
#5 Kalie Ackerman (USI) def. Katie Duffy (UMSL) 1-6, 7-5 (7-1)
#6 Cassandra Froderman (USI) def. Stephanie Bladen (UMSL) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles:
#1 Blinzinger/Elizabeth Van Handel (USI)
def.
Neringa Bandzeviciute/Lauren Spangler (UMSL) 8-4
#2 Davis/Freyberger (USI) def. Foy/Wiele (UMSL) 8-1
#3 Rees/Carie (USI) def. Howard/C. Duffy (UMSL) 8-2

Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information


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