CLEVELAND, Ohio (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay women's tennis team opened its four-match Horizon League road trip on Friday with a 6-1 loss to Cleveland State at the Malaga Tennis Center. The Phoenix dropped to 2-10 (1-3 Horizon League) with the loss, while the Vikings improved to 11-7 (3-0 Horizon League) and extended its win streak to four straight.
Cleveland State opened the match by sweeping the doubles point before earning wins in five of the six singles contests to remain unbeaten in conference play.
Junior Maria Anderson (Marshfield, Wis.) earned the lone victory for the Phoenix on Friday, coming from behind to beat Cleveland State's Alexandra Bush at the No. 4 singles spot. After dropping the opening set to Bush by a score of 6-1, Anderson rallied to pick up 7-5 and 10-5 wins in sets two and three to complete the comeback.
Green Bay is back in action on Saturday with a 5 p.m. contest at Youngstown State.
Cleveland State 6, Green Bay
No. 1 - Catrine Bjerrehus/Maria Lazaris (CSU) def. Rebecca Nelson/Jennifer Bradfield (GB) 8-4
No. 2 - Alexandra Bush/Alex Power (CSU) def. Morgan Weuve/Amanda Timm (GB) 8-1
No. 3 - Nicole Janek/Kara Sherwood (CSU) def. Maria Anderson/Samantha Iwen (GB) 8-0
No. 1. - Catrine Bjerrehus (CSU) def. Jennifer Bradfield (GB) 6-1, 6-0
No. 2 - Maria Lazaris (CSU) def. Morgan Weuve (GB) 6-2, 6-2
No. 3 - Kara Sherwood (CSU) def. Amanda Timm (GB) 6-1, 6-2
No. 4 - Maria Anderson (GB) def. Alexandra Bush (CSU) 1-6, 7-5, 10-5
No. 5 - Nicole Janek (CSU) def. Rebecca Nelson (GB) 6-3, 6-2
No. 6 - Alex Power (CSU) def. Samantha Iwen (GB) 6-1, 6-0
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