Women's Tennis Cruises in C-USA Opener
DePaul won all three doubles matches en route to jumping to a 1-0 lead over the Tigers. Cougar's tandem of Beatrix Csordas and Marina Parashkevova defeated Marlene Dirnstorfer and Brooke Cowie of
DePaul's Gergana Ganeva and Petra Rehusova then beat the duo of Andrea Feichtinger and Alex Tjioe, 8-2, while Bojana Murisic and Anja Mihaldinec of DePaul grabbed an 8-1 win over Kristin Noble/Christina Wieser.
As a third team All-Conference pick from last year, Parashkevova defeated Feichtinger, 6-1, 6-2, at the No. 2 spot. Ganeva defeated Tigers' Cowie, 6-1, 6-1, while Murisic defeated Tjioe, 6-0, 6-1, to help the Blue Demons grab singles wins at the No. 3 and No. 6 before advancing to the quarterfinals.
(5) DePaul 4, (12)
1. Beatrix Csordas, DPU vs. Marlene Dirnstorfex, DNF (6-4, 2-3)
2. Marina Parashkevova, DPU def. Andrea Feichtinger, MEM, 6-1, 6-2
3. Gergano Ganeva, DPU def. Brooke Cowie, MEM, 6-1, 6-1
5. Brenda Leung, DPU vs. Christina Wieser, MEM, DNF (6-2, 3-0)
6. Bojana Murisic, DPU def. Alex Tjioe, MEM, 6-0, 6-1
1. Csordas/Parashkevova, DPU def. Dirnstorfer/Cowie, MEM, 8-4
2. Ganeva/Rehusova, DPU def. Feichtinger/Tjioe, MEM, 8-2
3. Murisic/Mihaldinec, DPU def. Noble/Wieser, MEM, 8-1