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Women’s Tennis Plays Host to Eastern Illinois

Women’s Tennis Plays Host to Eastern Illinois

SIUE (5-8, 0-1 OVC) vs Eastern Illinois (8-6, 0-1 OVC)
Edwardsville, Ill.
SIUE Tennis Courts
Mar. 26 | 3 p.m.
Live Stats

Previously: The Cougars fell 6-1 to Jacksonville State in their Ohio Valley Conference season opener Saturday.

That's a Winner: In No. 2 singles match, SIUE's Lara Tupper defeated Jacksonville State's Alessia Locati 7-5, 6-0. Tupper also improved to 6-3 in No. 2 doubles play on the season.

Top Draw: SIUE's Alina Munteanu took the No. 1 singles match to a third-set tiebreaker against JSU, falling 1-6, 6-2, 6-10. Munteanu is 7-4 in No. 1 singles for the Cougars.

Scouting the Panthers: Eastern Illinois dropped its first OVC match of the year to Jacksonville State Mar. 22. Rachel Papavasilopoulos leads the Panthers with a 12-2 No. 1 singles record. Papavasilopoulos and Srishti Slaria are 9-2 in No. 1 doubles for Eastern Illinois.

Looking Ahead:  The Cougars will continue their OVC campaign at Tennessee State Apr. 5 and Belmont Apr. 6.

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