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.
SINGLES: 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 DOUBLES: 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