April 12, 2014
MADISON, Wis. -- The Wisconsin women's tennis team were bested by No. 60 Michigan State on the road Saturday afternoon, 6-1. The Badgers now have a 7-9 record with a 2-6 mark in the Big Ten Conference.
The Spartans jumped out to a quick lead winning the doubles point.
In No. 2 doubles, Nova Patel and Anastasia Tripolskaya fell short, 8-3, to Julianne Gruber and Emily Meyers.
Lauren Chypyha and Lauren Burich then fell to the No. 57th-ranked doubles team of Marina Bohrer and Erin Faulkner in No. 1 doubles, 8-2.
The match at No. 3 doubles went unfinished with the Spartans, Catherine Parenteau and Athena Trouillot, leading the Badgers, Becca Bailey and Sydney Rider, 7-3.
Wisconsin's only point came from No. 3 singles where Tripolskaya dropped the first set, 6-3, but fought back to take the second set, 6-4, against Catherine Parenteau. Tripolskaya then went to win the third set, 1-0.
In No. 6 singles, Bailey fell to Athena Trouillot who added to the Spartans lead winning, 6-0, 6-1.
Shortly after, Burich was defeated by Erin Faulkner with a 6-2, 6-1 win in No. 2 singles.
Michigan State clinched the victory when Chypyha fell to No. 120th-ranked Marina Bohrer who earned the Spartans fourth point with a 6-1, 6-3 win in No. 1 singles.
At No. 4 singles, Patel fell to Emily Meyers, 6-2, 6-4. Rider also fell, 6-2, 6-4, to Olga Chernova in No. 5 singles.
The Badgers continue competition as they travel to Ann Arbor, Mich., to take on No. 14 Michigan at noon (CT) on Sunday.
1. Marina Bohrer (MSU) def. Lauren Chypyha (WIS) - 6-1, 6-3
2. Erin Faulkner (MSU) def. Lauren Burich (WIS) - 6-2, 6-1
3. Anastasia Tripolskaya (WIS) def. Catherine Parenteau (MSU) - 3-6, 6-4, 1-0
4. Emily Meyers (MSU) def. Nova Patel (WIS) - 6-2, 6-4
5. Olga Chernova (MSU) def. Sydney Rider (WIS) - 6-2, 6-4
6. Athena Trouillot (MSU) def. Becca Bailey (WIS) - 6-0, 6-1
Order of Finish: (6, 2, 1, 4, 5, 3)
1. Marina Bohrer/Erin Faulkner (MSU) def. Lauren Chypyha / Lauren Burich (WIS) - 8-2
2. Julianne Gruber/Emily Meyers (MSU) def. Nova Patel / Anastasia Tripolskaya (WIS) - 8-3
3. Becca Bailey / Sydney Rider (WIS) def. Catherine Parenteau/Athena Trouillot (MSU) - unfinished
Order of Finish: (2, 1)