Northern Kentucky’s women’s tennis continues its opening week by traveling to in-state opponent Louisville on Friday, Jan. 26. First serve against the Cardinals is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET.

The match will be the second in three days against a Power Five institution for the Norse. NKU opened up the spring season against No. 21 Kentucky, falling in a 4-0 clinch decision. Though the Norse did not secure a point against the Wildcats, every Norse took at least one game in singles action, and Margita Sunjic was on her way to forcing a third set in the No. 1 singles matchup when it was abandoned following the clinch.

Louisville is 2-0 to start the year following a pair of 7-0 victories over Dayton and Wright State. The Cards used the same singles lineup in both matches, with Aleksandra Mally leading the charge at the No. 1 spot. Louisville’s lineup features experience with no freshman seeing action on opening weekend, which is a stark contrast to the Norse as all four NKU rookies made their spring debut against UK.

For more information on NKU men’s and women’s tennis program, follow the team on Twitter @NKUNorseTennis or at


Chloe Smith
Assistant Athletic Communications Director
Northern Kentucky University


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