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Phoenix Falls to Flames 6-1 in Final Home Match

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
Release: April 06, 2014
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Playing in its 2014 home finale, the Green Bay women’s tennis team fell 6-1 to perennial Horizon League power UIC on Sunday afternoon at Western Racquet and Fitness Club.

The Flames scored wins at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles to claim the match’s opening point, and then earned straight-set victories at the No. 1 through No. 5 singles spots to improve to 6-10 overall and 3-1 in league play. The Phoenix dropped to 1-11 (0-5 HL) with the loss.

Sophomore Stephanie Londre (Burlington, Wis.), who had won five of her previous six singles contests entering Sunday’s match, put forth a strong effort at the No. 1 spot, but ultimately fell to UIC’s Natalia Kuvakina 6-3, 6-4. Green Bay’s lone point of the match came from the No. 6 singles spot, which the Phoenix won by default.

Green Bay will play its final five regular season contests away from home, beginning with treks to Cleveland State next Saturday and Youngstown State on Sunday.

UIC 6, Green Bay 1
Doubles
No. 1 – Mariana Palacious/Natalia Kuvakina (UIC) vs. Stephanie Londre/Claudia Negron (GB) 4-3 unfinished
No. 2 – Jana Knoppe/Keti Mebuke (UIC) def. Rachael Menos/Lauren Miketinac (GB) 8-1
No. 3 – Veronica Lacerda/Ann-Sophie Hahn (UIC) def. Carly Van Nuland/Noel Peck (GB) 8-0

Singles
No. 1 – Natalia Kuvakina (UIC) def. Stephanie Londre (GB) 6-3, 6-4
No. 2 – Mariana Palacious (UIC) def. Claudia Negron (GB) 6-2, 6-3
No. 3 – Jana Knoppe (UIC) def. Rachael Menos (GB) 6-0, 6-0
No. 4 – Keti Mebuke (UIC) def. Lauren Miketinac (GB) 6-0, 6-1
No. 5 – Veronica Lacerda (UIC) def. Noel Peck (GB) 6-0, 6-0
No. 6 – Carly Van Nuland (GB) def. Ann-Sophie Hahn (UIC) default

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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
TBA
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
TBA
Youngstown, Ohio
 
Sunday , April 17
Women's Tennis 
at Cleveland State
TBA
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
TBA
Covington, Ky.
 
Friday , April 29
Women's Tennis 
at HL Championships
TBA
Ann Arbor, Mich.
 
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