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Stephanie Londre played No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles for the Phoenix Saturday
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Green Bay Opens Spring Season Against South Dakota State

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
Release: January 25, 2014
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By: Ryan Hartwig (@GBHartwig)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay women’s tennis team (0-1) got its 2014 spring season underway on Saturday morning, falling 7-0 to visiting South Dakota State (1-0) at Western Racquet and Fitness Club.

The Jackrabbits took all three doubles contests before sweeping the six singles matches in the opening match of the season for both teams.

“I’m proud of the way our team fought and how we came out strong right away in doubles,” first-year head coach Sommer May said. “Unfortunately we didn’t have what it took to pull out any wins today against SDSU. Today’s match was a good eye-opener for what everyone individually needs to work on. Overall, we need to reduce the amount of unforced errors, find ways to be more consistent and finish points at the net.”

Sophomore Stephanie Londre (Burlington, Wis.) and freshman Claudia Negron (Lima, Peru) played tough for the Phoenix at the top, as the two first teamed up for a hard-fought, 6-3 defeat against SDSU’s Jenny Blackburne and Ffion Davies at No. 1 doubles.

Londre then battled against the Jackrabbits’ Florencua Magni at No. 1 singles, but Magni prevailed 6-2, 6-3. Negron and Davies squared off in the No. 2 singles contest, with Davies taking home a 6-1, 6-3 result.

SDSU won the No. 3-No. 6 singles matches 6-0, 6-0.

The Phoenix women return to action at Western Racquet next Friday, hosting Cardinal Stritch at 7 p.m.

South Dakota State 7, Green Bay 0
Doubles
No. 1 – Jenny Blackburne/Ffion Davies (SDSU) def. Stephanie Londre/Claudia Negron (GB) 6-3
No. 2 – Florencua Magni/Iasmin Rosa (SDSU) def. Lauren Miketinac/Rachael Menos (GB) 6-1
No. 3 – Beatriz Souza/Tacy Haws-Lay (SDSU) def. Noel Peck/Carly Van Nuland (GB) 6-3

Singles
No. 1 – Florencua Magni (SDSU) def. Stephanie Londre (GB) 6-2, 6-3
No. 2 – Ffion Davies (SDSU) def. Claudia Negron (GB) 6-1, 6-3
No. 3 - Iasmin Rosa (SDSU) def. Lauren Miketinac (GB) 6-0, 6-0
No. 4 – Jenny Blackburne (SDSU) def. Rachael Menos (GB) 6-0, 6-0
No. 5 – Beatriz Souza (SDSU) def. Noel Peck (GB) 6-0, 6-0
No. 6 – Tacy Haws-Lay (SDSU) def. Carly Van Nuland (GB) 6-0, 6-0

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INSIDE MEN'S TENNIS
SCHEDULE
Friday , January 20
Men's Tennis 
at DePaul
7:00 PM
Chicago, Ill.
 
Saturday , January 21
Men's Tennis 
at Butler
TBA
Indianapolis, Ind.
 
Saturday , January 28
Men's Tennis 
at Minnesota
4:00 PM
Minneapolis, Minn.
 
Sunday , January 29
Men's Tennis 
at Western Michigan
10:00 AM
Minneapolis, Minn.
 
Friday , February 03
Men's Tennis 
at Northern Illinois
TBA
Dekalb, Ill.
 
Saturday , February 04
Men's Tennis 
at Chicago State
12:00 PM
Chicago, Ill.
 
Sunday , February 05
Men's Tennis 
at Toledo
12:00 PM
Milwaukee, Wis. (Marquette University)
 
Friday , February 17
Men's Tennis 
at Marquette
6:00 PM
Milwaukee, Wis.
 
Friday , February 24
Men's Tennis 
vs. UW-Whitewater
5:30 PM
Green Bay, Wis. (Western Racquet)
 
Saturday , February 25
Men's Tennis 
vs. Cardinal Stritch
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis. (Western Racquet)
 
Saturday , March 25
Men's Tennis 
vs. Wright State
12:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis. (Western Racquet)
 
Sunday , March 26
Men's Tennis 
vs. Northern Kentucky
9:00 AM
Green Bay, Wis. (Western Racquet)
 
Sunday , April 02
Men's Tennis 
at Detroit Mercy
TBA
Detroit, Mich.
 
Friday , April 14
Men's Tennis 
at Valparaiso
10:00 AM
Valparaiso, Ind.
 
Saturday , April 15
Men's Tennis 
at UIC
TBA
Chicago, Ill.
 
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