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Feb. 13, 2001

Women's tennis falls to No. 2

The No. 18-ranked Baylor women's tennis team (4-1) lost its first match of the year 6-1 to No. 2-ranked University of Georgia on Saturday. Baylor's only point came by way of the doubles point.

Despite a Georgia sweep of the singles matches, three Baylor women remained in the ITA rankings Monday. Junior Katja Kovac moved up to the No. 19 spot from No. 35, senior Jahnavi Parekh fell to No. 26 and sophomore Vida Mulec dropped to No. 50. The doubles team of freshman Alison Bradley and sophomore Monica Gonzalez also reached the charts with a No. 43 ranking. The women will compete in the National Team Indoors Thursday through Sunday in Madison, Wis.

Men's tennis wins two in a row

The No. 19-ranked Baylor men's tennis team won their second consecutive match, defeating No. 42-ranked Tulane University 4-3 on Sunday. With a 9-8 loss, Baylor doubles team of freshman Reiner Neurohr and senior Mark Williams fell to the No. 5 spot in the ITA rankings. Baylor was able to win the next two doubles matches to claim the doubles point, which proved to be the crucial point, as they split the singles matches 3-3 with Tulane.

Black selected for dunk contest

Baylor senior forward Terry Black's slam dunk skills have not been overlooked, as he has been selected to participate in the 13th-annual College Slam Dunk and Three-Point Basketball Championships during the NCAA Final Four in Minneapolis. Black will take his title of 'Best Dunker' in college basketball dubbed by The Sporting News to the competition, which will take place at 12:30 p.m. on March 31 at Concordia University-St. Paul's Gangelhoff Center.

Fitness seminar on exercise balls

The Baylor Fitness Department will hold a seminar titled 'Get on the Ball' to familiarize students with the use of exercise balls. The seminar will be held at 4:30 p.m. today in room 305 at the Student Life Center.