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SIUE Women’s Tennis Moves on to Championship

Mia Frogner
Mia Frogner

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – SIUE women's tennis overcame Eastern Kentucky in the semifinals of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament to advance to the championship round.

SIUE clinched the match 4-0 to advance. Sierra Halverson and Monique Krutak won at No. 2 doubles along with Lexi Aranda and Morgan Steffes at No. 3 doubles.

Mia Frogner and Madeline Hill won from No. 2 and No. 3 singles, respectively, in straight sets. McKenzie Thomas earned a win at No. 6 on a default.

The Cougars advance to the championship to face No. 1 seed UT Martin, who defeated Eastern Illinois 4-3.

"We did a great job focusing on the present today," said SIUE Head Coach Nick Mueller.  "We battled through some close second sets and our team kept finding a way to win. Our team will be ready for the finals tomorrow."

Match time in set for 2 p.m. at the Centennial Sportsplex.