Women's Tennis Loses Big Ten Opener

Feb. 28, 1998

MADISON, Wis. - The Purdue women's tennis team fell 5-2 at 25th-ranked Wisconsin in their Big Ten opener. The Boilermakers' record now stands at 2-4 (0-1 Big Ten).

Purdue picked up its two points on singles wins by freshmen Erika Quebe and Lisa Walgenbach. Quebe defeated Marjon Copier 6-3, 6-4 at the No. 3 position, while Walgenbach downed Roz Sweeney 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 at the No. 5 slot.

Quebe teamed with sophomore Shannon Taheny to put up a fight at the No. 2 doubles position before succumbing 9-7 to Andrea Nathan and Tracy Zobrist. Purdue lost all three doubles matches.

The Boilermakers look to rebound at 22nd-ranked Northwestern tomorrow.

1. Barbara Urbanska (UW) def. Mary Beth Maggart (PU)        6-0, 7-5 
2. Tracy Zobrist (UW) def. Jennifer Embry (PU)              6-4, 7-5 
3. Erika Quebe (PU) def. Marjon Copier (UW)                 6-3, 6-4 
4. Andrea Nathan (UW) def. Shannon Taheny (PU)              7-6, 6-1 
5. Lisa Walgenbach (PU) def. Roz Sweeney (UW)               4-6, 6-3, 6-3 
6. Dena Baritot (UW) def. Hally Cohen (PU)                  6-2, 6-3 

1. Urbanska/Copier (UW) def. Maggart/Embry (PU)             8-4 
2. Nathan /Zobrist (UW) def. Quebe/Taheny (PU)              9-7 
3. Baritot/Sweeney (UW) def. Walgenbach/Katy Moran (PU)     8-5




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