Women's Tennis Falls To East Carolina
FT. WORTH, Texas – East Carolina, who entered play as the 12th seed, used three singles wins and a pair of doubles triumphs to post a 4-2 upset of second-seeded DePaul at the annual Conference USA Championships.
The Blue Demons finished the championship in a tie for ninth with Saint Louis.
DePaul got singles wins from Szilvia Kelemen at No. 1 and Marina Parashkevova at No. 2.
East Carolina 4 DePaul 2
No. 1: Kelemen (DPU) d. Baicu, 6-1, 7-6 (4)
No. 2: Parashkevoa (DPU) d. Jordan, 6-3, 6-2
No. 3: Sierpinski (ECU) d. Hilpus, 6-2, 6-0
No. 4: N. Matko (DPU) vs. Spears, dnf.
No. 5: Kohl (ECU) d. S. Matko, 6-3, 6-2
No. 6: Meilicke (ECU) d. Falduto, 6-4, 1-6, 7-5
No. 1: Kelemen/Parashkevova (DPU) vs. Kohl/Spears, dnf.
No. 2: Jordan/Sierpinski (ECU) d. Hilpus/N. Matko, 8-6
No. 3: Terrill/Baicu (ECU) d. Stewart/Dybas, 8-5