SignUp
Sport Page
Stephanie Petsis was victorious in both her doubles and singles competition.
UND women's tennis falls to the Milwaukee Panthers
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Monday 02/08/2013 22:03:53 (ET)
by Michelle Hamilton, UND Athletics Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop

 

Des Moines, Iowa - The UND women's tennis team played in its first road match of the season Friday in Des Moines, Iowa, falling to Milwaukee by a score of 5-2.

Although the team lost, Head Coach Tom Wynne noticed improvement saying, "the girls are improving match by match and we are getting closer to turning it around."

Wisconsin-Milwaukee earned the doubles point. Junior Stephanie Petsis (Toronto, Ontario) and sophomore Callie Ronkowski (Grand Forks, N.D.) combined for a victory in No. 1 doubles defeating the Panther's Maddy Soule and Christina Colarossi by an 8-2 score.

Petsis and Ronkowski also earned victories in their singles play. Petsis knocked off Soule in No. 1 singles and Ronkowski beat Kelly Fritz in No. 2 singles with a score of 6-4, 6-2.

UND will return to action tomorrow morning when they take on Illinois-Chicago at 9 a.m. at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

Milwaukee 5, North Dakota 2

Singles competition

1. PETSIS, Stephanie (UND_W) def. SOULE, Maddy (UWM) 6-1, 4-6, 7-5

2. RONKOWSKI, Callie (UND_W) def. FRITZ, Kelly (UWM) 6-4, 6-2

3. BAILEY, Chelsea (UWM) def. STEJSKAL, Sarah (UND_W) 6-0, 6-1

4. SHANNON, Dana (UWM) def. SWEEN, Megan (UND_W) 6-2, 6-1

5. COLAROSSI, Christina (UWM) def. PROUT, Shaylin (UND_W) 6-0, 7-5

6. KURER, Kristin (UWM) def. BIEHN, Stephanie (UND_W) 4-6, 7-5, 7-6

Doubles competition

1. PETSIS, Stephanie/RONKOWSKI, Callie (UND_W) def. SOULE, Maddy/COLAROSSI, Christina (UWM) 8-2

2. FRITZ, Kelly/SHANNON, Dana (UWM) def. STEJSKAL, Sarah/BIEHN, Stephanie (UND_W) 8-1

3. SKEMP, Brittany/BAILEY, Chelsea (UWM) def. SWEEN, Megan/LAWRENCE, Mindy (UND_W) 8-7

Legacy lives on through scholarships, connections
Twenty years ago, a winter's-worth of hard work was paid off in the best way for UND football letterwinner Tip Enebak. He got to hang out with his former teammates, many of whom lived across the... MORE
Football single-game tickets go on sale Aug. 1
With the football season less than a month away, officials from the UND Athletics Department announced on Wednesday that single-game tickets will go on sale this Friday, Aug. 1, beginning at 10... MORE
UND football honors Koppenhaver as 'Legend'
Richard "Dick" Koppenhaver knows the meaning of "UND legend." At the age of six when he moved to Grand Forks, N.D., his family lived between Red Jarrett and C.A. West, two of the greatest coaches... MORE
New look Big Sky awaits UND in 2014-15
Year three in the Big Sky men's basketball conference will look a little different than North Dakota's first two. MORE
Exclusive Jr. Champions football tickets available
University of North Dakota Athletics Department officials are excited to announce that Jr. Champions members can now take advantage of a new exclusive benefit. MORE
UND football letterwinner Tip Enebak talks to the group at the 20th annual Legends weekend.
Twenty years ago, a winter's-worth of hard work was paid off in the best way for UND football letterwinner Tip Enebak. He got to hang out with his...  MORE
2014 UND football single-game tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 1 at 10 a.m.
With the football season less than a month away, officials from the UND Athletics Department announced on Wednesday that single-game tickets will go...  MORE
Dick Koppenhaver accepted his Legend Award from head coach Bubba Schweigert on Monday.
Richard "Dick" Koppenhaver knows the meaning of "UND legend." At the age of six when he moved to Grand Forks, N.D., his family lived between Red...  MORE
Head coach Brian Jones and his 2014-15 squad will encounter a new look Big Sky this season.
Year three in the Big Sky men's basketball conference will look a little different than North Dakota's first two.  MORE
University of North Dakota Athletics Department officials are excited to announce that Jr. Champions members can now take advantage of a new exclusive...  MORE

advertisement