Blue Demons fall to Marquette 4-2 in the opening round of the Conference USA Championships on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Marquette, the 10th seed in the 2003 C-USA Women's Tennis Championship, upset DePaul, the No. 7 seed, with a 4-2 victory on Saturday at Tulane's Goldring Tennis Center. Marquette advances to face second-seeded TCU on Sunday at noon (CST).
The Golden Eagles improve to 4-16 with win, while the Blue Demons drop to 17-9 with the loss.
Marquette jumped the early lead by winning the doubles point with wins at No. 2 and 3 doubles.
Eva Trujillo, along with Veronica Briseno and Gen Charron helped MU seal the win with victories at the No. 2, 4 and 6 singles slots, respectively.
DePaul moves into the losers bracket and will face to be determined opponent on Monday at 9 a.m. (CST) at the Goldring Tennis Center.
(10) Marquette 4, (7) DePaul 2
Conference USA Tournament - Saturday, April 11, 2003 – New Orleans, La.
1) Mojzis/Pavlovic (Marquette) vs. Kelemen/Pareshkevova (DePaul), DNF
2) Briseno/Charron (Marquette) def. N. Matko/Leung (DePaul), 8-4
3) Espinosa/Trujillo (Marquette) def. Dybas/Stewart (DePaul), 8-4
1) Szilvia Kelemen (DePaul) def. Michelle Mojzis (Marquette), 6-0, 6-2
2) Eva Trujillo (Marquette) def. Marina Pareshkevova (DePaul), 2-6, 7-6, 6-2
3) Brenda Leung (DePaul) vs. Annabelle Espinosa (Marquette), DNF
4) Veronica Briseno (Marquette) def. Natalie Matko (DePaul), 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
5) Karen Falduto (DePaul) def. Anna Pavlovic (Marquette), 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
6) Gen Charron (Marquette) def. Rachel Dybas (DePaul), 6-4, 6-0