Green Bay Women's Tennis Shut Out by Wisconsin

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

By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

MADISON, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - 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.

Doubles:
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

Singles:
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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SCHEDULE
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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 Western Illinois
TBA
Galesburg, Ill.
 
Women's Tennis 
at Bradley
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)
 
Friday , April 03
Women's Tennis 
at UIC
TBA
Griffith, Ind.
 
Saturday , April 04
Women's Tennis 
at Valparaiso
TBA
Valparaiso, Ind.
 
Saturday , April 11
Women's Tennis 
vs. Cleveland State
6:30 PM
Green Bay, Wis. (Western Racquet)
 
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