By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay women’s tennis team was dealt a 7-0 loss on Sunday afternoon at the hands of Cleveland State at Western Racquet and Fitness Club. The Phoenix dropped to 1-19 overall and 1-4 in Horizon League play with the loss, while the Vikings pulled even at 9-9 overall and improved to 3-1 the conference.
The Phoenix battled in doubles action, but the Vikings prevailed in all three matches to earn the doubles point. CSU’s Mathilde Orange and Nicole Janek earned an 8-1 win at No. 3 over Green Bay’s freshman duo of Stephanie Londre (Burlington, Wis.) and Rachael Menos (Appleton, Wis.), while the Vikings took both the No. 1 and No. 2 matches 8-4.
The Vikings went on to win each of the six singles contests, all of them in straight sets. Green Bay senior Rebecca Nelson (Brookfield, Wis.) had a strong start in her No. 4 match against CSU’s Maria Lazaris, but ended up falling 6-4 in the first before dropping the second set 6-1.
Green Bay will welcome Wright State to Western Racquet next weekend for its home finale on Saturday at 6 p.m.
Cleveland State 7, Green Bay 0
No. 1 – Mathilde Orange (CSU) def. Amanda Timm (GB) 6-1, 6-1
No. 2 – Alexandra Bush (CSU) def. Stephanie Londre (GB) 6-0, 6-0
No. 3 – Kara Sherwood (CSU) def. Maria Anderson (GB) 6-0, 6-1
No. 4 – Maria Lazaris (CSU) def. Rebecca Nelson (GB) 6-4, 6-1
No. 5 – Nicole Janek (CSU) def. Samantha Iwen (GB) 6-0, 6-1
No. 6 – Mengdi Liu (CSU) def. Eleanor O'Brien (GB) 6-2, 6-2
No. 1 – Alexandra Bush/Kara Sherwood (CSU) def. Amanda Timm/Rebecca Nelson (GB) 8-4
No. 2 – Alex Power/Maria Lazaris (CSU) def. Maria Anderson/Samantha Iwen (GB) 8-4
No. 3 – Mathilde Orange/Nicole Janek (CSU) def. Stephanie Londre/Rachael Menos (GB) 8-1
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