Phoenix Falls to Milwaukee in Horizon League Opnener

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Release: February 17, 2012
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Maria Anderson won at No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles Friday at Milwaukee.

By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

MILWAUKEE (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay women's tennis team (0-6, 0-1 Horizon League) began conference play Friday night, dropping a 6-1 result to Milwaukee (5-3, 1-0 Horizon League) at LeClub.

The Panthers won the doubles point to start the match and then took five of the six singles contests to secure the victory.

"We are continuing to work on more aggressive footwork at the net to reduce unforced errors," Phoenix head coach Sara Schubring said. "In singles, Milwaukee capitalized on early unforced errors and kept the momentum in most of the matches."

Picking up the lone point for the Phoenix was Maria Anderson (Marshfield, Wis.), who earned a win at No. 4 singles. The junior dropped the first set 6-1 to Milwaukee's Kelly Fritz, but rallied back to take sets two and three to bring home the 1-6, 6-1, 10-7 victory.

"Anderson rebounded nicely from the first set loss," Schubring said. "She slugged her way to a victory."

Anderson also teamed up with fellow junior Rebecca Nelson (Brookfield, Wis.) to win in doubles action. The tandem fought for a close, 8-6 win over the Panthers' pair of Chelsea Bailey and Beth Ganser at the No. 2 spot.

Green Bay has a quick turnaround, traveling to Fort Wayne, Ind., to take on IPFW on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Doubles
No. 1 - Maddy Soule/Christina Colarossi (UWM) def. Jennifer Bradfield/Morgan Weuve (GB) 8-2
No. 2 - Rebecca Nelson/Maria Anderson (GB) def. Chelsea Bailey/Beth Ganser (UWM) 8-6
No. 3 - Kelly Fritz/Kristin Kurer (UWM) def. Amanda Timm/Samantha Iwen (GB) 8-3

Singles
No. 1 - Maddy Soule (UWM) def. Jennifer Bradfield (GB) 6-0, 6-0
No. 2 - Chelsea Bailey (UWM) def. Morgan Weuve (GB) 6-1, 7-6
No. 3 - Christina Colarossi (UWM) def. Amanda Timm (GB) 6-2, 6-1
No. 4- Maria Anderson (GB) def. Kelly Fritz (UWM) 1-6, 6-1, 10-7
No. 5 - Kristin Kurer (UWM) def. Rebecca Nelson (GB) 6-2, 6-7, 10-6
No. 6 - Brittany Skemp (UWM) def. Samantha Iwen (GB) 6-0, 6-0

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.
 
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