MADISON, Wis. – Concordia University Wisconsin won a pair of singles matches and captured the No. 1 doubles match, but the University of Dubuque would claim a 6-3 non-conference victory on Saturday at Nielsen Tennis Stadium.
Senior Jaclyn Ward (Franklin, Wis.) and freshman Amanda Ropiak (Greenfield, Wis.) each won their singles matches to claim a pair of points for CUW. Ward defeated her opponent in straight sets, 6-2, 6-1. Ropiak needed extra points to earn her win, 7-6 (7-5), 6-2.
During doubles play the duo of senior Julie Spransy (Brown Deer, Wis.) and Ward downed the Spartans No. 1 doubles pairing by an 8-4 score.
CUW (10-9) returns to the court on Saturday, Apr. 20 for a pair of matches against St. Norbert College and Beloit College.
04/13/13 at Madison, Wis. (Nielsen Tennis Stadium)
1. Schmaltz, Nichole (UD) def. Spransy, Julie (CUW) 2-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-8)
2. Ward, Jaclyn (CUW) def. LoCasto, Stephanie (UD) 6-2, 6-1
3. Schlueter, Ashley (UD) def. Knoll, Ashley (CUW) 6-1, 6-0
4. Dixon, Alex (UD) def. McCormick, Emily (CUW) 2-6, 6-3, 1-0 (7-4)
5. Ropiak, Amanda (CUW) def. Karino, Aoi (UD) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2
6. Wegner, Janine (UD) def. No player (CUW), by default
1. Spransy, Julie/Ward, Jaclyn (CUW) def. Schmaltz, Nichole/Karino, Aoi (UD) 8-4
2. LoCasto, Stephanie/Schlueter, Ashley (UD) def. Knoll, Ashley/McCormick, Emily (CUW) 8-6
3. Dixon, Alex/Wegner, Janine (UD) def. No player/No player (CUW), by default
Concordia Wisconsin 10-9