Monday, March 15, 2004
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. --- The Tennessee State women's tennis team (0-3, 0-1 OVC) fell prey to the red-hot Western Kentucky Hilltoppers over the weekend, being shutout, 7-0. In singles action, Ledaja beat senior Danette Rachael (Nashville, Tenn.), 6-0, 6-0 at the No. 1 spot; Kosaka narrowly won at No. 2 , 7-5, 6-1 over freshman Melaney Whiting (Dallas, Texas); at the No. 3 slot, Balcus defeated sophomore Martina Goldthreate (Nashville, Tenn.), 6-0, 6-3; Rozentale won 6-1, 6-1 over sophomore Kamiesha Wilson (Memphis, Tenn.) at the No. 4 spot; Caffey defeated sophomore Martene Fair (Milwaukee, Wis.), 6-1, 6-1 at the No. 5 flight; and Underdonk won by default in the No. 6 spot. Ledaja/Balcus defeated Rachael/Goldthreate, 8-2, in the No. 1 doubles flight; Kosaka/Rozentale beat Whiting/Wilson, 8-3 in the No. 2 slot; and Underdonk/Caffey won by default at No. 3. The Lady Tigers return to action on Friday, March 19 as they host Ohio Valley Conference foe Southeast Missouri State. Action is set to get underway at 2 p.m. in Hadley Park.