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North Dakota tennis defeated by Portland State
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Updated: Saturday 03/14/2013 16:53:34 (ET)
by Michelle Hamilton, UND Athletics Media Relations
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Portland, Ore. - The North Dakota women's tennis team was defeated by the Portland State Vikings by a score of 5-2 on Wednesday at the Peter W. Stott courts.

Portland State won all three doubles matches, earning the point. North Dakota had a close doubles match between sophomore Callie Ronkowski (Grand Forks, N.D.) and junior Stephanie Petsis (Toronto, Ontario) who were defeated in No. 1 doubles by Mandy Mallen and Marina Todd with an 8-6 score.

In singles play, UND had victories from Petsis and Ronkowski. Petsis defeated Mallen with 6-0, 6-1 scores in No. 1 singles. Ronkowski beat Todd in No. 2 singles, winning her first two sets 6-3, 6-1.

The team is idle until March 23 when it takes on Northern Arizona at the Choice Health and Fitness Center in a Big Sky Conference matchup.

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