Feb. 15, 2013
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State women's tennis will host DePaul this weekend on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 12 p.m. at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility. This will be the final match of the nine match homestand MSU debuted its dual season with.
"We will face another challenge this weekend," said head coach Simone Jardim. "I am confident that we will step up and rise to the occasion. DePaul is a good team, but so are we."
Michigan State women's tennis is 7-1 on the season after falling last weekend to Louisville, 6-1.
Freshman Emily Meyers is undefeated in dual singles and doubles this season. She has totaled two wins at the No. 3 spot and three wins on both courts five and six. Senior Marina Bohrer owns a 7-1 record at the No. 1 spot, Bohrer's only loss was to No. 84 Julia Fellerhoff of Louisville. Senior Nicole Herzog and junior Katarina Lingl have both compiled 5-1 records in duals this season. In doubles play, Julianne Gruber and Meyers are 5-0, while sophomore Catherine Parenteau and Bohrer are 4-2.
MSU's record is currently 40-8 (.833) in singles play and 17-5 (.773) in doubles for duals this season.
The Blue Demons enter the weekend 5-2 after picking up two wins last weekend over Utah and Iowa. Before facing Michigan State on Sunday, Feb. 17, DePaul will travel to Marquette for a matchup on Friday, Feb. 15.
On court one, Matea Cutura has registered a 5-2 record this season in singles matches. Kelsey Lawson is 6-0 in her combined efforts at the No. 4 and 5 spots. In doubles play, Cutura and Lawson have teamed up on court two to record a 5-0 record. At the No. 1 spot, Ana Vladutu and Patricia Fargas are 3-4 overall, while at third doubles Jarret Fisher and Zaina Sufi are undefeated, 5-0.
DePaul leads the series record against Michigan State, 4-3.
Michigan State will have their first road dual of the season at Western Michigan on Friday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m.