Green Bay Women's Tennis Shut Out by Wisconsin

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
Release: January 22, 2012
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The Phoenix women are next in action next Saturday at Marquette.

By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)

MADISON, Wis. ( - The Green Bay women's tennis team dropped a 7-0 result to Wisconsin Sunday morning at Nielsen Tennis Stadium on the University of Wisconsin campus. The Phoenix falls to 0-2 on the young spring season, while the Badgers improve to 3-0.

Wisconsin took all three doubles matches before sweeping the six singles contests in straight sets. Senior Morgan Weuve (Green Bay, Wis.) turned in Green Bay's best performance Sunday, battling tough with the Badgers' Nova Patel at the No. 3 singles spot before eventually falling 6-2, 7-5.

"Weuve demonstrated great senior leadership," first-year Phoenix head coach Sara Schubring said. "Patience from the baseline and great court coverage kept her in position to take a set off of Patel. Credit to Patel for staying with her game plan and executing clutch passing shots to grab the late break, cutting Weuve's bid short."

Although the Phoenix dropped both of its matches this weekend against Eastern Michigan and Wisconsin, Schubring is confident about the direction the team is headed.

"Consistently choosing high-percentage shots based on court positioning is an on-going theme for our team this spring, and despite being swept in each match, the team showed progress in this area from Friday to Sunday."

Green Bay returns to action next Saturday against Marquette in Milwaukee, Wis., at 5 p.m.

No. 1 - Hannah Berner/Alaina Trgovich (UW) def. Jennifer Bradfield/Rebecca Nelson (GB), 8-2
No. 2 - Angela Chupa/ Aleksandra Markovic (UW) def. Amanda Timm/Morgan Weuve (GB), 8-0
No. 3 - Lauren Gruber/ Caroline Bauer (UW) def. Maria Anderson/Samantha Iwen (GB), 8-1

Order of finish: 3, 1, 2

No. 1 - Hannah Berner (UW) def. Jennifer Bradfield (GB), 6-0, 6-0
No. 2 - Sarah Loebel (UW) def. Amanda Timm (GB), 6-0, 6-1
No. 3 - Nova Patel (UW) def. Morgan Weuve (GB), 6-2, 7-5
No. 4 - Lauren Gruber (UW) def. Maria Anderson (GB), 6-0, 6-0
No. 5 - Caroline Bauer (UW) def. Rebecca Nelson (GB), 6-0, 6-0
No. 6 - Angela Chupa (UW) def. Samantha Iwen (GB), 6-0, 6-1

Order of finish: 6, 1, 4, 2, 5, 3


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Saturday , February 20
Women's Tennis 
at Marquette
5:00 PM
Milwaukee, Wis.
Friday , March 04
Women's Tennis 
vs. Chicago State
6:30 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Saturday , March 05
Women's Tennis 
at Northern Illinois
12:00 PM
Rockford, Ill.
Sunday , March 06
Women's Tennis 
at Western Illinois
12:00 PM
Galesburg, Ill.
Friday , March 18
Women's Tennis 
at Dayton
12:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
Saturday , March 26
Women's Tennis 
vs. Oakland
2:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Sunday , March 27
Women's Tennis 
vs. Detroit
2:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Friday , April 01
Women's Tennis 
vs. UW-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Wis.
Saturday , April 09
Women's Tennis 
vs. Valparaiso
3:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Sunday , April 10
Women's Tennis 
vs. UIC
10:00 AM
Green Bay, Wis.
Saturday , April 16
Women's Tennis 
at Youngstown State
Youngstown, Ohio
Sunday , April 17
Women's Tennis 
at Cleveland State
Cleveland, Ohio
Saturday , April 23
Women's Tennis 
at Wright State
12:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
Sunday , April 24
Women's Tennis 
at Northern Kentucky
Covington, Ky.
Friday , April 29
Women's Tennis 
at HL Championships
Ann Arbor, Mich.



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