April 1, 2011
MADISON, Wis. - The No. 60 Michigan State women's tennis team (12-5, 1-3 Big Ten) dropped its third Big Ten match of the season when it fell to Wisconsin, 6-1, on Friday, April 1. The Spartans recorded their only point of the match when freshman Marina Bohrer tallied a win at the No. 3 singles position.
In doubles play, the No. 19 pairing of sophomore Amy Barton and Bohrer dropped Jenny Hois and Alaina Trgovich, 8-4. Unfortunately the Spartans were not able to clinch the doubles point in the match for only the second time this season. Senior Whitney Wilson and sophomore Nicole Herzog fell to Hannah Berner and Jessica Seyferthm, 8-3. Freshman Valentina Rusakova and sophomore Michaela Silesova lost their match to Aleksandra Markovic and Nicky Stracar, 8-3.
Barton fell at No. 1 singles to Hois, 6-0, 3-6, 6-1. Rusakova also lost in her singles match to Trgovich, 6-4, 2-6, 7-5. Bohrer tallied the lone point for the Spartans with her 6-2, 6-3 victory over Nicky Stracar. Hannah Berner defeated Wilson, 6-2, 7-6 (7). Silesova was dropped by Jessica Seyferth, 4-6, 7-5, 6-2. Even though she posted an impressive 6-0 victory in the first set, sophomore Dana Guentert was defeated by Markovic, 0-6, 6-3, 7-5.
Next up the Spartans, MSU will travel to Minneapolis, Minn., on Sunday, April 3rd and face off against the Gophers at 11 a.m.