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March 22, 2009

Eagles fall to Western Kentucky

Western Kentucky (8-2): 8
at Southern Indiana (1-8): 1
-Box Score

EVANSVILLE, Ind.The University of Southern Indiana women's tennis team fell, 8-1, to a tough Western Kentucky University squad in its spring home opener Sunday at the USI Tennis Courts.

USI (1-8) lost all three doubles matches, including a closely-contested match at number one doubles that saw senior Reilly Ackerman (Mt. Carmel, Illinois) and sophomore Michelle Girgenti (Greenwood, Indiana) fall to Erin Fulkerson and Jacomiey Feilzer, 9-8.

Jennie LaBonte

Western Kentucky (8-2) claimed straight-set victories in all but one of the singles matches to clinch the victory. Sophomore Jennie LaBonte (Indianapolis, Indiana) earned the Screaming Eagles' lone victory as she bested Margot VanBussel 6-1, 1-6, 12-10.

The Eagles return to action Thursday when they host Drury University at 4:30 p.m. at the USI Tennis Courts.

Dan McDonnell,
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