Tennis gets seventh at
By Christian Schmidt
Daily Cougar Staff
The UH women's tennis team finished in
a tie for seventh place at the Conference USA championships over the weekend.
competed in the tournament.
Brian Viney/The Daily Cougar
Senior Jo Keene won three
matches and was leading a fourth when play was stopped at the Conference
USA championships over the
The Cougars fell 4-2 to Cincinnati in
the fifth-place game Sunday, moving the Cougars into a tie for seventh
with East Carolina. Houston came in
to the tournament as the fourth-seeded
Texas Christian won the tournament, defeating
Marquette 4-1 Sunday in the championship match.
The Cougars began the tournament strong,
beating Charlotte 4-3 despite being without senior Sarah Borwell, who is
still recovering from
After defeating the 49ers, Houston moved
to the second to face Tulane.
The Green Wave handed the Cougars their
worst loss, a 4-0 defeat in which the Cougars failed to win a single match,
though junior Jen
Baccarani and senior Jo Keene were leading
their matches when play was stopped, since the dual match had been decided.
Borwell, should she be picked, may play
in the NCAA championships. The competition begins May 16 at Stanford University
in Palo Alto, Calif.
Borwell is the No. 26 player in the nation,
and should be selected to the tournament.