Green Bay Falls 5-2 to Milwaukee in League Opener

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Release: March 04, 2011
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Maria Anderson won at No. 4 singles on Friday against Milwaukee.

GREEN BAY, Wis. ( - The Green Bay women's tennis team dropped a 5-2 decision to in-state rival Milwaukee Friday afternoon in its Horizon League opener at the Green Bay Tennis Center.

The Phoenix won a pair of singles matches against the Panthers, as sophomores Maria Anderson (Marshfield, Wis.) and Rebecca Nelson (Brookfield, Wis.) picked up victories in the No. 4 and No. 6 spots. Anderson defeated Milwaukee's Megan Gow 7-6(5), 6-2, while Nelson earned a 7-5, 6-2 win over Beth Ganser.

Green Bay's senior duo of Emily Lawent (Milwaukee, Wis.) and Jennifer Bradfield (Fairfield, Iowa) won at No.1 doubles, defeating Gow and Kelly Fritz 8-4. Milwaukee won the other two matches to take the doubles point.

The Phoenix has a slight break in its season, as it is next in action on Saturday, March 19 at UIC, followed by a meeting with Valparaiso the following day.

Milwaukee 5, Green Bay 2

1. Maddy Soule (MIL) def. Emily Lawent (GB) 6-7(6), 6-0, 6-2
2. Kelly Fritz (MIL) def. Jennifer Bradfield (GB) 6-3, 6-2
3. Sammi Schoen (MIL) def. Morgan Weuve (GB) 6-2, 6-1
4. Maria Anderson (GB) def. Megan Gow (MIL) 7-6(5), 6-2
5. Brittany Skemp (MIL) def. Julia Kedrzyski (GB) 7-6(6), 6-1
6. Rebecca Nelson (GB) def. Beth Ganser (MIL) 7-5, 6-2

1. Lawent/Bradfield (GB) def. Gow Fritz (MIL) 8-4
2. Soule/Skemp (MIL) def. Weuve/Nelson (GB) 8-4
3. Schoen/Ganser (MIL) def. Anderson/Kedrzyski (GB) 8-2

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