Phoenix Splits Opening Matches of Fall Slate

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Release: October 01, 2012
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Sophomore Amanda Timm won three of her four matches at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles on Saturday.

By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

OSHKOSH, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay women's tennis team (1-1) opened its fall schedule on Saturday with a pair of contests against in-state Division III opponents at the Kolf Sports Center Complex in Oshkosh. The Phoenix defeated UW-Oshkosh 5-4 in the opener before falling 6-3 to UW-La Crosse.

Sophomore Amanda Timm (Milwaukee, Wis.) had a solid day for the Phoenix, winning both of her No. 1 singles matches while also notching a win at No. 1 doubles. Timm earned a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Oshkosh's Preslee Nolte in the morning, and then downed La Crosse's Abby Tresedder 6-4, 2-6, 10-7 in the afternoon match.

"Timm showed a warrior mentality at No. 1 singles," Phoenix head coach Sara Schubring said. "She made key shots at key times, including a blistering backhand against Tresedder to earn a late mini-break during the match's tie-break."

Freshman Stephanie Londre (Burlington, Wis.) went unbeaten in her first two collegiate matches, picking up a quartet of wins. Londre defeated the Titans' Megan Etten (6-3, 6-3) at No. 4 singles and the Eagles' Karie Williams (6-2, 6-0) at No. 3, and also teamed up with senior Maria Anderson (Marshfield, Wis.) for two wins at No. 2 doubles.

The Phoenix will return to action on Oct. 13-14 when it travels to Milwaukee, Wis., for the Panther Round Robin.

Green Bay 5
UW-Oshkosh 4
Singles

No. 1 - Amanda Timm (GB) def. Preslee Nolte (UWO) 6-2, 6-4
No. 2 - Morgan Counts (UWO) def. Eleanor O'Brien (GB) 6-4, 6-1
No. 3 - Valerie Langkau (UWO) def. Samantha Iwen (GB) 6-2, 6-4
No. 4 - Stephanie Londre (GB) def. Megan Etten (UWO) 6-3, 6-3
No. 5 - Maria Anderson (GB) def. Erica Van Riper (UWO) 6-0, 6-0
No. 6 - Karlie Laveau (UWO) def. Rachael Menos (GB) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles
No. 1 - Iwen/Timm (GB) def. Etten/Nolte (UWO) 8-1
No. 2 - Anderson/Londre (GB) def. Counts/Van Riper (UWO) 8-6
No. 3 - Langkau/Laveau (UWO) def. Menos/O'Brien (GB) 8-4

UW-La Crosse 6
Green Bay 3
Singles

No. 1 - Amanda Timm (GB) def. Abby Tresedder (UWL) 6-4, 2-6, 10-7
No. 2 - Olivia Hartwick (UWL) def. Eleanor O'Brien (GB) 4-6, 6-2, 10-4
No. 3 - Stephanie Londre (GB) def. Karie Williams (UWL) 6-2, 6-0
No. 4 - Bryanne Blanton (UWL) def. Samantha Iwen (GB) 6-4. 6-3
No. 5 - Kimmy Mrozek (UWL) def. Maria Anderson (GB) 7-5, 6-2
No. 6 - Andrea Vivian (UWL) def. Rachael Menos (GB) 6-2, 6-0

Doubles
No. 1 - Hartwick/Tresedder (UWL) def. Iwen/Timm (GB) 8-5
No. 2 - Anderson/Londre (GB) def. Blanton/Vivian (UWL) 8-1
No. 3 - Rachael Wabers/Williams (UWL) def. Menos/O'Brien (GB) 8-3

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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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