For the first time this season, the Lady Vols suffered a defeat at the
hands of a team not ranked in the top 25 as they dropped a 5-4 decision to
No. 61 LSU on Saturday in Baton Rouge, La.
With the loss, Tennessee falls to 15-6 (5-6 SEC), while the Tigers improved
to 10-7 (2-6).
In singles, senior Emily Woodside extended her singles winning streak to 17
matches with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Nikki Rasheed at No. 4. In her first
action of the spring season at No. 1, Alison Ojeda recorded her 23rd win of
the year with a 6-1, 1-6, 6-4 victory over Ana Paula Mores.
In doubles, Tennessee took two of the three matches but could not make it a
clean sweep as the No. 1 team of freshman Agnes Wiski and Dana Noel fell
8-4 to Mores and Bruna Colosio.
At No. 2, Ojeda and junior Candy Reid netted an 8-3 decision over Fernanda
Tsucamoto and Tami Botts. Freshman Meiling Parks and Woodside registered
UT's other win with an 8-5 victory over Kelly Craycraft and Rasheed at No.
Colosio, Tsucamoto, Botts and Mary Rice notched LSU's four singles
The Lady Vols will conclude the regular season when they travel to Austin,
Texas, to take on No. 13 Texas on Saturday at 1 p.m. (CDT).
LSU hands 5-4 loss to Lady Vols in tennis
Published: Mon Apr 12, 1999 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:50 p.m.