By: Andrew Gavin (@GBGavin)
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Playing in the final home match of her career, senior Maria Anderson (Marshfield, Wis.) posted a victory at No. 3 singles on Saturday evening as Green Bay (1-20, 1-5 HL) lost to visiting Wright State (7-13, 2-2 HL) 6-1 in Horizon League women’s tennis action at Western Racquet and Fitness Club.
Anderson won the opening set against Taylor Hines 6-3 before Hines forced a deciding 10-point tiebreak. In the back-and-forth tiebreak, Anderson won the final three points to post the victory 10-8.
Two other singles matches featuring Phoenix freshmen went to the third-set tiebreak. At No. 2 singles, freshman Stephanie Londre (Burlington, Wis.) battled back to take set two 6-4 after falling 6-1 in set one to Alex Bastock, who won the tiebreak 10-4.
Fellow freshman Eleanor O’Brien (Northfield, Minn.) won the first set 6-3 before Megan McNamara responded to win the match 3-6, 7-5, 10-4.
Green Bay will conclude its regular season on Friday, April 19, playing at Detroit at 7 p.m.
No. 1 – Kayla Tuscany (WSU) def. Amanda Timm (GB), 6-1, 6-1
No. 2 – Alex Bastock (WSU) def. Stephanie Londre (GB), 6-1, 4-6, 10-4
No. 3 – Maria Anderson (GB) def. Taylor Hines (WSU), 6-3, 1-6, 10-8
No. 4 – Amy Nini (WSU) def. Rebecca Nelson (GB) 6-1, 6-2
No. 5 – Chelsea Girgash (WSU) def. Samantha Iwen (GB) 6-4, 6-3
No. 6 – Megan McNamara (WSU) def. Eleanor O’Brien (GB) 3-6, 7-5, 10-4
No. 1 – Nini/Hines (WSU) def. Timm/Nelson (GB), 8-1
No. 2 – Bastock/McNamara (WSU) def. Iwne/Anderson (GB), 8-4
No. 3 – Girgash/Tuscany (WSU) def. Rachael Menos/Londre (GB), 8-3
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