EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The SIUE women's tennis team will travel to take on in-state rival Northern Illinois Sunday. The match is set to begin at 11 a.m. at the Boylan Tennis Center in Rockford, Illinois.
The Cougars (0-2) are looking to bounce back against NIU (1-3) after the Cougars dropped their first two matches of the season. The Huskies picked up their first win of the season Friday, when they beat Milwaukee 6-1.
SIUE fell to Missouri State last Sunday. In number one doubles play, Alye Darter/Ellie Burger (MSU) def. Ann-Christine Link / Lara Tupper 6-1. Also in doubles, Anelisse Torrico/Phoebe Boeschen (MSU) def. Raillane Kamdem / Katherine Lahue 5-2 (DNF) and Alexia Meyer/Taylor Gray (MSU) def. Anna Talley / Angel Ikeda 6-0.
In singles, Darter def. Tupper 6-3, 6-4, Torrico def. Link 7-5, 6-4, Boeschen def. Kamdem 6-3, 6-3,
Fati Khamissi (MSU) def. Lahue 6-0, 6-0, Abbey Belote (MSU) def. Talley 6-0, 6-0 and Meyer def. Ikeda 6-0, 6-0.