Posted: Jan 21, 2009
January 21, 2009|
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women's tennis team will play host to its first home match of the season as the Eastern Illinois Panthers come to town to face the Cougars.
The Cougars come into the match up with a 2-2 overall record. The EIU Panthers enter the match with an 0-2 record and will be looking to get their first win of the season on the road.
SIUE is coming off a road victory against IUPU Indianapolis in which the Cougars posted a dominating victory 7-0 at the University of Indianapolis Tennis Bubble. Carli Connors (Belleville) led SIUE at No. 1 singles in the win and the rest of the Cougars followed suit. The team hopes to carry the momentum of the victory into the match against the Panthers.
This will be the first home match of the season for the Cougars and will be held at the Meyer Center YMCA in Edwardsville, Ill. The first serve is at 3:30 p.m.