Londre Picks Up First Spring Win as Phoenix Falls to WMU

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
Release: February 09, 2013
Print RSS
Article Image
Courtesy: -
Freshman Stephanie Londre earned a come-from-behind win at No. 2 singles.

By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay women's tennis team fell to Western Michigan 6-1 in its home opener on Saturday at Green Bay Tennis Club. The highlight of the match for the Phoenix was freshman Stephanie Londre (Burlington, Wis.), who picked up her first win of the spring season with a 4-6, 7-6 (1), 10-8 victory at No. 2 singles over the Broncos' Jill Pastunink.

"It was an impressive win from Londre," head coach Sara Schubring said. "She battled back from losing the first and played a flawless second-set tiebreak, using strong serving. She overcame a shaky start in the third-set tiebreaker and showed a lot of poise and mental toughness to outlast Pastunink for the win."

Western Michigan won each of the three doubles matches to secure the day's opening point, and then went on to take five of the six singles contests in straight sets.

The Phoenix is next in action on Saturday, Feb. 16 when it hosts the University of Chicago at 11:30 a.m. at Western Racquet and Fitness Club.

Western Michigan 6, Green Bay 1
Singles

No. 1 - Nini Sujashvili (WMU) def. Amanda Timm (GB) 6-0, 6-0
No. 2 - Stephanie Londre (GB) def. Jill Pastunink (WMU) 4-6, 7-6 (1), 10-8
No. 3 - Kathleen Hawkins (WMU) def. Maria Anderson (GB) 6-2, 6-3
No. 4 - Maggie Remynse (WMU) def. Rebecca Nelson (GB) 6-2, 7-5
No. 5 - Kelsey King (WMU) def. Samantha Iwen (GB) 6-2, 6-1
No. 6 - Hailey Shanahan (WMU) def. Eleanor O'Brien (GB) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles
No. 1 - Pastunink/Sujashvili (WMU) def. Timm/Nelson (GB) 8-2
No. 2 - Remynse/King (WMU) def. Anderson/Iwen (GB) 8-2
No. 3 - Hawkins/Shanaha (WMU) def. Londre/O'Brien (GB) 8-3

###

For the latest and most up-to-date information on Green Bay Athletics and Green Bay Women's Tennis, please visit GreenBayPhoenix.com.

Follow us on Twitter: @GBPhoenix @GBPhoenixWTEN and @RyanHartwig

Like Green Bay Phoenix Athletics and Green Bay Phoenix Women's Tennis on Facebook.

SCHEDULE
Saturday , October 29
Women's Basketball 
vs. UW-Oshkosh (Exhibition)
12:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 
Thursday , November 03
Women's Basketball 
vs. Northern Michigan (Exhibition)
7:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 
Friday , November 11
Women's Basketball 
vs. ELON
7:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 
Sunday , November 13
Women's Basketball 
vs. TBA
TBA
KRESS CENTER
 
Wednesday, November 16
Women's Basketball 
at TBD
TBA
TBD
 
Sunday , November 20
Women's Basketball 
at TBD
TBA
TBD
 
Tuesday , November 22
Women's Basketball 
at Belmont
6:00 PM
Nashville, Tenn.
 
Friday , November 25
Women's Basketball 
at Chattanooga
2:00 PM
Chattanooga, Tenn.
 
Wednesday, November 30
Women's Basketball 
at Bradley
7:00 PM
Peoria, Ill.
 
Saturday , December 03
Women's Basketball 
vs. Drake
1:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 
Tuesday , December 06
Women's Basketball 
at Marquette
TBA
Milwaukee, Wis.
 
Friday , December 09
Women's Basketball 
at South Dakota State
TBA
Brookings, SD
 
Thursday , December 15
Women's Basketball 
vs. Wisconsin
7:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 
Tuesday , December 20
Women's Basketball 
vs. Butler
7:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 
ON-DEMAND VIDEO
LAUNCH PLAYER ▸
STAY CONNECTED

EMAIL
SIGN UP

FOLLOW ON
FACEBOOK

Cellcom
Fleet Farm
Copp's
Hyatt on Main
S&L Motors
Ticket Star
WMMB
Gallagher's Pizza
Buffalo Wild Wings
AmericInn
Weidner Center
WNFL
Country Inn Suites
Brett Favre Steakhouse
Bergstrom
FunDeco
Ron's Cheese