Phoenix Falls to University of Chicago 6-1

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Release: February 17, 2013
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Maria Anderson won her opening set at No. 3 singles on Saturday.

By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay women's tennis team dropped a 6-1 decision on Saturday afternoon to the University of Chicago at Western Racquet and Fitness Club. For the second straight match it was freshman Stephanie Londre (Burlington, Wis.) picking up the lone point for the Phoenix -- a comeback win at No. 2 singles.

After suffering a 6-2 first-set loss to Chicago's Linden Li, Londre charged back to win 6-4 in the second set before taking the decisive tiebreaker 10-4.

"Londre continues to lead by example in singles," Phoenix head coach Sara Schubring said. "She is dictating points with depth and shot placement. A flawless midcourt game when down a break in the second set spurred her on to the win."

The Phoenix got off to a slow start in doubles action, losing all three contests to surrender the match's first point. The Maroons carried the momentum into singles play, taking all but the No. 2 match.

Green Bay begins a three-match road stretch on Friday, Feb. 22 at Northern Iowa at 5 p.m. in Waterloo, Iowa.

Singles
No. 1 - Megan Tang (UC) def. Amanda Timm (GB) 6-2, 6-1
No. 2 - Stephanie Londre (GB) def. Linden Li (UC) 2-6, 6-4, 10-4
No. 3 - Kelsey McGillis (UC) def. Maria Anderson (GB) 6-7 (1), 6-1, 10-5
No. 4 - Helen Sdvizkhov (UC) def. Rebecca Nelson (GB) 6-0, 7-6 (0)
No. 5 - Sruthi Ramaswami (UC) def. Samantha Iwen (GB) 6-2, 6-2
No. 6 - Maggie Schumann (UC) def. Eleanor O'Brien (GB) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles
No. 1  - Sdvizkhov/Tang (UC) def. Timm/Nelson (GB) 8-5
No. 2 - Li/McGillis (UC) def. Anderson/Iwen (GB) 8-5
No. 3 - Stephanie Lee/Schumann (UC) def. Rachael Menos/Londre 8-2

 

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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.
 
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