Jan. 21, 2013
EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State women's tennis team will host Eastern Michigan University on Tuesday, January 22, at 4 p.m. at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility. The Spartans are currently 2-0 after sweeping Dayton and Oakland last Saturday.
“We had a great weekend and everyone feels good about their skills,” said head coach Simone Jardim. “I think the girls did great in the matches last weekend as they played with high competition. The team is enjoying playing at home in Spartan territory and ready to compete.”
MSU went 7-0 in their season-opener matches against Dayton and Oakland on Saturday, Jan. 19. Marina Bohrer, Catherine Parenteau, Olga Chernova and Emily Meyers produced 2-0 singles records in the first competitions of the season. Nicole Herzog and Michaela Silesova own a 2-0 doubles record after defeating Dayton at the No. 2 spot and Oakland on court one.
Evaluating Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan owns a 1-3 record as it prepares to meet Michigan State. Last weekend, the Eagles fell to Eastern Kentucky, 1-6, and Marshall, 3-4.
In singles matches, Klara Supejova leads the Eagles with a 3-1 record. Nino Mebuke and Zsofia Biro own a 2-2 record entering the weekend. Paired up in doubles are Mebuke and Supejova with a 3-1 record in doubles play, winning their last two matches.
The Spartans are 30-7 against the Eagles all-time, and last season MSU recorded a 5-2 win at home.
The Spartans continue their home stand on Saturday, Jan. 27, with duals against Ball State and Detroit.