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Cougars Topped by Northern Illinois

February 22, 2009




         ROCKFORD - The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women's tennis team fell to the Northern Illinois Huskies 7-0 at the Clocktower Resort Sunday afternoon. The loss will drop the Cougars to 4-6 on the year.
         The Cougars loss the team point in doubles to NIU 2-1. NIU won the No. 1 doubles and loss by default in the No. 3 doubles. Stephanie Clark and Amanda Niebur would get the win in the No. 2 doubles 8-7 over NIU's Kathryn Friedlund and Emily Rogers.
         In the singles matches, the Cougars loss the first four matches and would be forced to lose in the No. 5 and No. 6 matches because of injuries.
         The Cougars went 0-2 on the weekend and will attempt to get back to winning ways next weekend when they face UM-Kansas City at 1 p.m. Saturday.
                  -siue cougars-