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May 01, 2003

USI women’s tennis falls in first round of the NCAA II Tournament

The University of Southern Indiana women’s tennis team lost a 5-0 decision to Grand Valley State University in the first round of the NCAA Division II Tournament Thursday at the Place-Midland Community Tennis Center in Midland, Michigan. The Screaming Eagles, making their first appearance in the national tournament, finish the year with a 12-6 overall record in 2002-03.

The Lakers, who had defeated the Eagles, 8-1, in April, set the tone of the match early. GVSU swept the doubles matches, winning 8-2, 8-0, and 8-3. The Eagles also were unable to get on track in singles as GVSU won the number three and four matches in straight sets.

MATCH RESULTS:
Singles

3. Alison Koopsen (GVSU) def. Nichole Freyberger (USI) 6-3, 6-3
4. Kellen Lynch (GVSU) def. Kathleen Davis (USI) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles
1. Laura Sukup/Nikki Fairchild (GVSU) def. Emily Blinzinger/Ashley Rees (USI) 8-2
2. Kellen Lynch/Marie Cameron (GVSU) def. Freyberger/Davis (USI) 8-0
3. Alison Koopsen/Kim VanSprange (GVSU) def.
      Kalie Ackerman/Jamie Carie (USI) 8-3

Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information


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