The Wisconsin mens tennis team dropped their second match of the season to Western Michigan Saturday afternoon, 6-1. The Badgers record fell to 2-2, as the Broncos improved to 5-2.
Ward Bortz earned Wisconsins sole point at the five slot against WMUs Erik Lindroos. After winning the first set 6-2, Bortz came up short in a 6-7 second set. The sophomore took charge in the third set to win, 6-3. The Badgers pushed three other matches to three sets. At the four and six, Scott Green and Lachezar Kasarov won their first sets but were unable to put enough games together to take the next sets.
In doubles, the Badgers took one match, at the two slot, but were unable to overcome the Broncos at the one or three.
Wisconsin heads back in to action on Sunday, Feb. 15 as it faces 50th-ranked Notre Dame (4-2) in South Bend, Ind. Doubles matches begin at 1 p.m.