Women's Tennis Downed by Northern Illinois on Saturday
ROCKFORD, Ill. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay women’s tennis team (0-7) took to the court for the second time in as many days on Saturday afternoon, falling to Northern Illinois by the score of 6-1.
NIU (5-4) took the opening two doubles contests before winning five of the six singles matches at the Boylan Tennis Center in Rockford, Ill.
Junior Olivia Headford (Ontario, Canada) battled against the Huskies’ Adey Osabuohien at No. 1 singles, but Osabuohien prevailed 6-3, 6-1. Senior Stephanie Londre (Burlington, Wis.) and Cristina Alvarez squared off in the No. 2 singles contest, with Alvarez also taking home a 6-0, 6-2 result.
Freshman Chiara Berg (Friederika Bochum, Germany) provided a bright spot for the Phoenix by winning her third match of 2015-16, including her second consecutive at No. 3 singles, 4-6, 7-5, 14-12.
The Phoenix women will travel just over two hours southwest to Galesburg, Ill., before taking on Western Illinois tomorrow in another noon start time.
2. Cristina Alvarez (NIU) vs. Stephanie Londre (GB) 6-0, 6-2
3. Chiara Berg (GB) def. Michelle Eramus (NIU) 4-6, 7-5, 14-12
4. Abigail Dekkinga (NIU) def. Jule-Sophie Hermann (GB) 6-0, 6-0
5. Evelyn Youel (NIU) vs. Maria Neff (GB) 7-5, 2-6, 4-10
6. Meghan Montgomerie (NIU) def. Samm Pedersen (GB) 6-4, 6-2
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