Lincoln, Neb. - The Nebraska Huskers women's
tennis team (10-1, 1-0 Big Ten) defeated the UALR Trojans (9-3, 0-1 SBC) Friday
at the Nebraska Tennis Center, 7-0. This is just the third time that the teams
have met, with Nebraska leading the series 2-1 following the victory on Friday.
The Huskers quickly snatched the doubles point to catch a jump-start on the
Trojans into singles play, where Nebraska continued their display of
Huskers wasted no time grabbing the lead as they began the match with doubles.
At the No. 2 position Nebraska's Stefanie Weinstein and Janine Weinreich
toppled the Trojans' Veroniqe Luksich and Michaela McShane 8-1 before Huskers
duo No. 18 Mary Weatherholt and Patricia Veresova swept the Trojans' Yana
Kakovkina and Viktoriya Plyuta 8-0 at the No. 1 position.
doubles point decided and Nebraska ahead 1-0 the No. 3 match finished last where Huskers Maggy Lehmicke and Izabella Zgierska defeated UALR's Dane Vorster and Kamilla Galieva 8-5.
into singles on a 1-0 lead, the Huskers quickly pushed their advantage to 2-0.
At the No. 6 position Nebraska's Maike Zeppernick ousted UALR's Michaela
McShane 6-1, 6-0. Nebraska quickly extended their lead with a victory at the No.
2 position where Patricia Veresova defeated the Trojans' Yana Kakovkina 6-1, 6-0.
match was decided at the No. 1 position where Nebraska's No. 16 Mary
Weatherholt swept UALR's Veronique Luksich 6-1, 6-0 making the score 4-0. Finishing
the remaining matches with the victor already named, Nebraska's Izabella
Zgierska defeated Dane Vorster 6-0, 6-1 at the No. 5 position before the
Huskers' Maggy Lehmicke toppled Kamilla Galieva 6-2, 6-2 at the No. 3 spot.
match finished at the No. 4 position with a victory for Nebraska's Janine
Weinreich over UALR's Viktoriya Plyuta 6-2, 6-2.
Huskers face Wyoming on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 10 a.m. before welcoming Kansas
State to Lincoln on Saturday, March 2 at 1 p.m.
No. 15 Nebraska - 7
UALR - 0
1. No. 16 Mary Weatherholt (NU) def.
Veronique Luksich (UALR) 6-1, 6-0.
2. Patricia Veresova (NU) def. Yana
Kakovkina (UALR) 6-1, 6-0.
3. Maggy Lehmicke (NU) def. Kamilla
Galieva (UALR) 6-2, 6-2.
4. Janine Weinreich (NU) def.
Viktoriya Plyuta (UALR) 6-2, 6-2.
5. Izabella Zgierska (NU) def. Dane Vorster (UALR) 6-0, 6-1.
6. Maike Zeppernick (NU) def.
Michaela McShane (UALR) 6-1, 6-0.
Order of finish (6, 2, 1, 5, 3, 4)
1. No. 18 Mary Weatherholt/Patricia
Veresova (NU) def. Yana Kakovkina/Viktoriya Plyuta (UALR) 8-0.
2. Stefanie Weinstein/Janine Weinreich
(NU) def. Veroniqe Luksich/Michaela McShane (UALR) 8-1.
3. Maggy Lehmicke/Izabella Zgierska (NU)
def. Dané Vorster/Kamilla Galieva (UALR) 8-5.
Order of finish (2, 1, 3)