Tuesday, February 19, 2008


FORT WORTH, TEXAS (February 19, 2008) The No. 36 TCU women’s tennis team will travel to Waco, Texas, on Wednesday to face No. 10 Baylor at 5 p.m. at the Baylor Tennis Center. The Horned Frogs defeated No. 28 Texas A&M on Saturday to improve to 2-1 overall, while the Bears are currently 5-1 on the season.

The Frogs have won two consecutive matches against North Texas and Texas A&M after dropping a 5-2 decision at No. 25 Texas in the season opener. In Saturday’s win over the Aggies, Nina Munch-Soegaard, Anna Sydorska and Katariina Tuohimaa added singles wins, while Idunn Hertzberg clinched the match with a straight-sets win at the No. 6 position. The 18th-ranked TCU duo of Macall Harkins and Sydorska remained undefeated with a 9-8(7) victory at the top spot.

Baylor is currently 5-1 on the season, with the only loss coming to No. 1 Stanford at the National Women’s Team Indoor Championship. In their last action, the Bears routed No. 7 Miami in Coral Gables, Fla., by a score of 4-1. Five of Baylor’s six starters in singles are ranked (No. 15 Zuzana Zemenova, No. 18 Lenka Broosova, No. 23Taylor Ormond, No. 47 Jana Bielikova and No. 87 Karolina Filipiak), while the duo of Zemenova and Broosova is ranked No. 4 and the tandem of Bielikova and Filipiak is ranked No. 50.

TCU leads the overall series by a 17-8 advantage, but Baylor has won the last four meetings between the two teams. Last season, the Frogs lost 5-2 in Fort Worth and 7-0 in Waco.

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