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MATCH NOTES: Lady Toppers face Butler Saturday

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — WKU Tennis will make a short road trip to Nashville on Saturday at 10 a.m. CT to clash against Butler in a neutral site match at the Whitworth Racquet Club.

Entering the weekend, the Lady Toppers hold an 8-4 record and are tied for second in the Conference USA standings behind FIU (13-1).

Butler (3-11) is coached by a former player for the Bulldogs in Tayo Bailey and BU is coming off a 7-0 loss to Ball State on March 15. The Bulldogs and Lady Toppers will meet for the first time on Saturday.

WKU senior Elpida Malamou ranks second in the conference in singles wins, tallying an 11-0 record. The Greece native, counting back from last season, has won 24-straight singles matches.

Three Lady Toppers are tied for second on the team in wins, including Natalia De Ugarte, Monica Malinen and Violetta Shatalova. Shatalova is currently on a seven-match winning streak in singles action.

Admission is free for the match and more info on the Whitworth Racquet Club can be found here.

How to Follow the Lady Toppers: For complete information on WKU Lady Topper Tennis, follow the program via social media @WKUTennis on Twitter.

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