Men's and Women's Tennis advance to regional semifinals

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Siloam Springs, Ark. (April 17, 2009) — Both the JBU men's and women's tennis teams advance to Saturday's semifinal action in their post season tournaments after big wins on Friday. The men defeated Oklahoma Wesleyan 5-3 earlier in the day, and the women took down Our Lady of the Lakes (Texas) 5-1 in an afternoon showdown.

The men look to face the NAIA's 17th ranked Oklahoma Christian Eagles, while the women are up against No. 8 Southern Nazarene (Okla.).

Final scores for Friday's matches are below.

Women John Brown 5, Our Lady of the Lakes 1 Singles 1. Emily Caneday, JBU, def. Thea Lonewolf, OLLU, 6-3, 6-2 2. Amanda Keenan, JBU, def. Audrey Alba, OLLU, 4-6, 6-2, 11-9 3. Michelle Reyes, OLLU, def. Christine Hendee, JBU, 6-3, 6-0 4. Audrey Phillips, JBU, def. Monse Sierra, OLLU, 4-6, 7-6 (7-2), 10-4 5. Margo Smith, JBU, def. Liz Rodriguez, OLLU, 6-4, 6-1 6. Carrie George, JBU, def. Martina Duran, OLLU, 6-1, 6-4

Men John Brown vs. Oklahoma Wesleyan Singles 1. Peter Thulson, JBU, def. Sergio Alava, OWU, 6-1, 6-2 2. Austin Phillips, JBU, def. Trey Terrell, OWU, 6-3, 6-0 3. Tyler Stearns, OWU, def. Jamin Schweiger, JBU, 6-2, 6-1 4. Tim Meyer, JBU, vs. Walter Hoyos, OWU, 7-5, 6-4 5. Curtis Hodges, OWU, def. Brad Herman, JBU, 6-3, 6-3 6. David Dunn, OWU, def. Eric Engstrom, JBU, 6-1, 6-2 Doubles 1. Thulson-Phillips, JBU, def. Terrell-Stearns, OWU, 9-7 2. Meyer-Schweiger, JBU, vs. Hoyos-Alava, OWU 3. Herman-Engstrom, JBU, def. Dunn-Hodges, OWU, 8-4

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