Eastern Michigan Posts 4-3 Win over Xavier

Senior Emily Tuchscherer recorded her fifth win of the season at No. 5.
 
Senior Emily Tuchscherer recorded her fifth win of the season at No. 5.
 

March 13, 2006

CINCINNATI - The Xavier University women's tennis team recorded three wins in singles action on Sunday versus Eastern Michigan University, but the Eagles picked up the crucial doubles point to earn the 4-3 win over Xavier. Xavier drops to 4-6 with the loss while Eastern Michigan improves its record to 5-4.

Eastern Michigan recorded the key doubles point with a sweep of the three matches. At No. 1, XU's Kristen Clary and Kara Courtney fell 8-6 to Vanessa Frankowski. In the second position, Sarah Potts and Emily Tuchscherer dropped an 8-3 decision to Aditi Krishnan and Elizabeth Syrova while EMU's Laura Fernandez and Flavia Micati topped Jeanette Feider and Kate Lohner at No. 3, 8-3.

At No. 1 singles, Clary improved to 15-5 on the season with a straight-set defeat of Syrova, 6-2, 6-1. Courtney moved up to the second spot in the lineup where she recorded a 6-4, 6-3 win over Krishnan. In the fifth spot, Tuchscherer picked up XU's third singles win with a 4-6, 5-5 (default) win over Catherina Bestahorn.

Xavier will be back in action on Friday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. when the Musketeers play host to St. Bonaventure at Eastern Hills Indoor Tennis Club.

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