Cougars Conclude Regional Championships

McKenzie Thomas

NORMAN, Okla. – Play concluded Saturday for the SIUE women's tennis team at the USTA/ITA Central Region Championships.


Monique Krutak competed twice for the Cougars, falling to Tulsa's Maria Sant'Anna 6-2, 6-2 and Missouri's Madison Rhyner 6-2, 6-3. McKenzie Thomas also was edged by Kansas' Dylan Windom 6‐2, 6‐0.


SIUE women's tennis Assistant Coach Amanda Pratzel said the Cougars will use this week's experience at Oklahoma's Headington Family Tennis Center to get better as they prepare for next week's fall season finale.


"We have this week to get ready for the Northern Illinois Invitational," Pratzel said.


The Northern Illinois Fall Invitational is set for Oct. 25-26 in DeKalb.