POCATELLO, Idaho – The University of North Dakota was defeated by Idaho State on Friday evening by a score of 5-2 in Big Sky Conference action at the Reed Gym.
Idaho State won the doubles point by winning two of the three matches. UND won No. 1 doubles as sophomore Callie Ronkowski (Grand Forks, N.D.) and junior Stephanie Petsis (Toronto, Ontario) teamed to defeat Marian Tangarife and Laura Theus by a score of 7-5.
In singles action, the North Dakota had victories from junior Stephanie Biehn (Sherburn, Minn.) and Ronkowski. Biehn defeated Svenja Tegtmeier in three sets in No. 3 singles.
In No. 2 singles, Ronkowski beat Kelsey Bacon by a score of 6-2, 6-3.
North Dakota will close out the regular season when it plays Weber State on Saturday, March 13 at 2 p.m.
Idaho State Women 5, North Dakota 2
1. TANGARIFE, Marian (ISU) def. PETSIS, Stephanie (UND_W) 6-3, 6-7 (7-3), 7-5
2. RONKOWSKI, Callie (UND_W) def. BACON, Kasey (ISU) 6-2, 6-3
3. BIEHN, Stephanie (UND_W) def. TEGTMEIER, Svenja (ISU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
4. WELTZIN, Madelyn (ISU) def. SWEEN, Megan (UND_W) 6-1, 6-2
5. THEUS, Laura (ISU) def. STEJSKAL, Sarah (UND_W) 6-4, 6-4
6. BOECKMANN, Wiebke (ISU) def. LAWRENCE, Mindy (UND_W) 6-1, 6-0
1. RONKOWSKI, Callie/PETSIS, Stephanie (UND_W) def. TANGARIFE, Marian/THEUS, Laura (ISU) 7-5
2. BOECKMANN, Wiebke/TEGTMEIER, Svenja (ISU) def. SWEEN, Megan/STEJSKAL, Sarah (UND_W) 8-2
3. WELTZIN, Madelyn/BACON, Kasey (ISU) def. BIEHN, Stephanie/LAWRENCE, Mindy (UND_W) 8-2