Green Bay Women's Tennis Drops Home-Opening Matches

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Release: February 11, 2012
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Morgan Weuve was a two-time winner against IUPUI on Saturday

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay women's tennis team opened the home portion of its spring schedule over the weekend, dropping a pair of matches at Western Racquet and Fitness Club. The Phoenix (0-5) lost a tight, 4-3 decision to IUPUI on Saturday afternoon after falling 7-0 to Drake in its home opener on Friday night.

Green Bay split the six singles matches against IUPUI on Saturday, but the Jaguars took the doubles point to secure the 4-3 victory.

Senior Morgan Weuve (Green Bay, Wis.) was a two-time winner for the Phoenix on Saturday, earning victories at No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles. Weuve teamed up with classmate Jennifer Bradfield (Fairfield, Iowa) to defeat IUPUI's duo of Alisha Cummings and Danielle Haefele 8-4. The senior then beat Haefele 6-4, 6-2 in singles action.

Also picking up victories for Green Bay Saturday were junior Rebecca Nelson (Brookfield, Wis.) and freshman Samantha Iwen (De Pere, Wis.), who won at Nos. 5 and 6 singles, respectively. After dropping the first set 6-3 to IUPUI's Abbey Neff, Nelson rallied back to take sets two (6-1) and three (6-3) to earn the come-from-behind win at No. 5, while Iwen beat the Jaguars' Jesika Bays 7-6(2), 6-1 in the sixth singles slot.

Iwen also had Green Bay's strongest performance in Friday's 7-0 loss to Drake. The freshman battled to set up match point against Drake senior Earlynn Lauer, but ended up falling 6-2, 4-6, 1-0(9) at the No. 6 singles spot. The Bulldogs (6-1) took all six singles matches in addition to the three doubles contests en route to their fifth consecutive win.

The Phoenix will play its next three matches away from home, beginning with its Horizon League opener at Milwaukee on Friday, Feb. 17 at 3 p.m.

Friday vs. Drake
Doubles
No. 1 - Gabriela Demos/Manca Krizman (DU) def. Jennifer Bradfield/Morgan Weuve (GB) 8-1
No. 2 - Klavdija Rebol/Jessica Aguilera (DU) def. Rebecca Nelson/Maria Anderson (GB) 8-5
No. 3 - Amanda Aragon/Nell Boyd (DU) def. Samantha Iwen/Amanda Timm (GB) 8-5

Singles
No. 1 - Klavdija Rebol (DU) def. Jennifer Bradfield (GB) 6-1, 6-2
No. 2 - Manca Krizman (DU) def. Morgan Weuve (GB) 6-2, 6-0
No. 3 - Gabriela Demos (DU) def. Amanda Timm (GB) 6-0, 6-3
No. 4 - Amanda Aragon (DU) def. Maria Anderson (GB) 6-0, 6-1
No. 5 - Jessica Aguilera (DU) def. Rebecca Nelson (GB) 6-1, 6-0
No. 6 - Earlynn Lauer (DU) def. Samantha Iwen (GB) 6-2, 4-6, 1-0(9)

Saturday vs. IUPUI
Doubles
No. 1 - Morgan Weuve/Jennifer Bradfield (GB) def. Alisha Cummings/Danielle Haefele (IUPUI) 8-4
No. 2 - Shelby Hullett/Rachael Bridegroom (IUPUI) def. Rebecca Nelson/Maria Anderson (GB) 8-4
No. 3 - Vanessa Whyte/Abbey Neff (IUPUI) def. Amanda Timm/Samantha Iwen (GB) 9-8(5)

Singles
No. 1 - Alisha Cummings (IUPUI) def. Jennifer Bradfield (GB) 6-0, 6-4
No. 2 - Morgan Weuve (GB) def. Danielle Haefele (IUPUI) 6-4, 6-2
No. 3 - Shelby Hullett (IUPUI) def. Amanda Timm (GB) 2-6, 6-1, 7-5
No. 4 - Vanessa Whyte (IUPUI) def. Maria Anderson (GB) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
No. 5 - Rebecca Nelson (GB) def. Abbey Neff (IUPUI) 3-6, 6-1, 6-3
No. 6 - Samantha Iwen (GB) def. Jesika Bays (IUPUI) 7-6(2), 6-1


SCHEDULE
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Friday , October 03
Women's Tennis 
at Whitewater Invite
TBA
Whitewater, Wis.
 
Friday , October 17
Women's Tennis 
at ITA Regional Tournament
TBA
TBA
 
Friday , January 30
Women's Tennis 
vs. Cardinal Stritch
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis. (Western Racquet)
 
Saturday , January 31
Women's Tennis 
at Marquette
5:00 PM
Milwaukee, Wis.
 
Thursday , February 12
Women's Tennis 
vs. Utah State
8:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis. (Western Racquet)
 
Saturday , February 21
Women's Tennis 
at Bradley
TBA
Galesburg, Ill.
 
Women's Tennis 
at Western Illinois
TBA
Galesburg, Ill.
 
Saturday , February 28
Women's Tennis 
at IPFW
1:00 PM
Fort Wayne, Ind.
 
Sunday , March 01
Women's Tennis 
at IUPUI
9:00 AM
Indianapolis, Ind.
 
Friday , March 13
Women's Tennis 
vs. Milwaukee
6:30 PM
Green Bay, Wis. (Western Racquet)
 
Saturday , March 21
Women's Tennis 
at Detroit
TBA
Detroit, Mich.
 
Sunday , March 22
Women's Tennis 
at Oakland
TBA
Rochester, Mich.
 
Saturday , March 28
Women's Tennis 
vs. UW-La Crosse
12:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis. (Western Racquet)
 
Women's Tennis 
vs. St. Norbert
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis. (Western Racquet)
 
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