March 17, 2013
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Michigan State women's tennis team was edged by Boise State, 4-3, Sunday afternoon at the Blue-Gray Tournament. The Spartans are now 10-6 on the season.
Michigan State started the competition strong upon taking the doubles point. Junior Marina Bohrer and sophomore Catherine Parenteau edged Manuela Pietzuch and Marlena Pietzuch at the top spot, 8-5. Senior Nicole Herzog and senior Michaela Silesova topped Boise State, 8-1, at the No. 2 spot. On court three, freshman Emily Meyers and sophomore Julianne Gruber paired up to edge out Megan LaLone and Teal Vosburgh, 8-5.
In singles play, junior Olga Chernova posted a victory at the No. 3 slot, 6-4, 7-5. Silesova picked up the other singles win, defeating Boise State on court six in two sets, 7-6, 6-2.
The Spartans will face Minnesota on Friday, March 22, at 5 p.m. in Minneapolis, Minn., before competing at Wisconsin on Sunday, March 24, at 11 a.m.
1 Marlena Pietzuch (BSU) def. Marina Bohrer (MSU) 6-2, 2-6, 6-2
2 Sandy Vo (BSU) def. Catherine Parenteau (MSU) 6-2, 6-2
3 Olga Chernova (MSU) def. Teal Vosburgh (MSU) 6-4, 7-5
4 Morgan Basil (BSU) def. Emily Meyers (MSU) 5-8, 6-0, 6-3
5 Megan LaLone (BSU) def. Nicole Herzog (MSU) 6-2, 7-5
5 Michaela Silesova (MSU) def. Sammie Watson (BSU) 7-6, 6-3
1 Marina Bohrer (MSU) def. Manuela Pietzuch/Marlena Pietzuch (BSU) 8-5
2 Nicole Herzog/Michaela Silesova (MSU) def. Sandy Vo/Morgan Basil (BSU) 8-1
3 Emily Meyers/Julianne Gruber (MSU) def. Megan LaLone/Teal Vosburgh (BSU) 8-5