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Stephanie Petsis was victorious in both her doubles and singles competition.
UND women's tennis falls to the Milwaukee Panthers
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Updated: Sunday 02/08/2013 22:03:53 (ET)
by Michelle Hamilton, UND Athletics Media Relations
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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

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