CARBONDALE, Illinois-The University of Northern Iowa women's tennis team fell to the Southern Illinois Salukis, 6-1, this afternoon in Carbondale.
In doubles, Cassandra Dix and Krissy Lankelma fell to Melanie Delsart and Korey Love of SIU 8-3 in the No. 1 match. Chelsea Moore and Jessica Kunzelmann won their No. 2 match, defeating Natasha Tomishima and Jennifer Dien of SIU 8-5. Anita Lee and Anastacia Simons of SIU defeated Stefannia Sampaio and Lindsay Cayton 8-1 in the No. 3 match.
Dix fell to Delsart of SIU 6-7 (0-8), 6-3, 6-1. Kunzelmann had the only singles win of the day for the Panthers, defeating Dien of SIU 6-2, 6-3 in the No. 2 match. Moore was defeated by Lee of SIU 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the No. 3 match. Lankelma fell to Tomishima of SIU 6-3, 6-4 in the No. 4 match. Ariadna Cairo Baza of SIU defeated Sampaio 8-4 in the No. 5 match. Cayton, in her first match as a Panther, fell to Love of SIU 8-1 in the No. 6 match.
The Panthers will head back on the road next weekend where they will face Creighton on April 21 at 11:00 a.m.
1) Melanie Delsart/Korey Love (SIU) def. Cassandra Dix/Krissy Lankelma (UNI) 8-3
2) Chelsea Moore/Jessica Kunzelmann (UNI) def. Natasha Tomishima/Jennifer Dien 8-5
3) Anita Lee/Anastacia Simons (SIU) def. Stefannia Sampaio/Lindsay Cayton (UNI) 8-1
1) Melanie Delsart (SIU) def. Cassandra Dix (UNI) 6-7 (0-8), 6-3, 6-1
2) Jessica Kunzelmann (UNI) def. Jennifer Dien (SIU) 6-2, 6-3
3) Anita Lee (SIU) def. Chelsea Moore (UNI) 2-6, 6-3, 6-2
4) Natasha Tomishima (SIU) def. Krissy Lankelma (UNI) 6-3, 6-4
5) Ariadna Cairo Baza (SIU) def. Stefannia Sampaio (UNI) 8-4
6) Korey Love (SIU) def. Lindsay Cayton (UNI) 8-1