Lincoln, Neb. - The Nebraska women’s tennis team (6-4, 0-0 Big Ten) swept Colorado State (1-3, 0-0 MWC) by a score of 7-0 on Sunday at the Nebraska Tennis Center. The Huskers secured all matches in both doubles and singles, with one position in doubles going unfinished, to soar past the Rams.
Beginning the match in doubles, Nebraska grabbed the point with a win at the No. 3 for Hannah Sulz and Lisa Andersson over CSU’s Maddie Buxton and Kwynn Ecton 8-4 and at the No. 1 spot when fellow Huskers Maggy Lehmicke and Mary Hanna ousted Colorado State’s Natalie Heffron and Adriana Wojakowska 8-4. The match at the No. 2 went unfinished following the point being secured.
Heading into singles on the 1-0 advantage, Nebraska extended the lead at the No. 5 when Maike Zeppernick walloped CSU’s Buxton 6-1, 6-1 and at the No. 3 when fellow Husker Andersson scorched the Rams’ Mollie Cooper 6-0, 6-1 to make the score 3-0. The match was secured at the No. 4 position when NU’s Hanna dominated Colorado State’s Lauren Pick 6-1, 6-1.
The remaining matches played through at the No. 1, 2, and 6 positions. At the No. 2 spot, Nebraska’s Izabella Zgierska toppled CSU’s Wojakowska 6-0, 6-3 followed by Huskers teammate Lehmicke knocking off the Rams’ Heffron 6-1, 7-5. The final match ended with a victory for Nebraska’s Sulz over CSU’s Celine Voss 6-2, 6-1.
Next up for the Huskers is two home matches next weekend when they host Wyoming on Friday, March 7 at 4 p.m. and Miami (Ohio) on Sunday, March 9 at 11 a.m. at the Nebraska Tennis Center.
Nebraska - 7
Colorado State - 0
1. Maggy Lehmicke (NU) def. Natalie Heffron (CSU) 6-1, 7-5
2. Izabella Zgierska (NU) def. Adriana Wojakowska 6-0, 6-3
3. Lisa Andersson (NU) def. Mollie Cooper (CSU) 6-0, 6-1
4. Mary Hanna (NU) def. Lauren Pick (CSU) 6-1, 6-1
5. Maike Zeppernicke (NU) def. Maddie Buxton (CSU) 6-1, 6-1
6. Hannah Sulz (NU) def. Celine Voss (CSU) 6-2, 6-1
Order of finish (5, 3, 4, 2, 1, 6)
1. Maggy Lehmicke/Mary Hanna (NU) def. Natalie Heffron/Adriana Wojakowska (CSU) 8-4
2. Izabella Zgierska/Maike Zeppernicke (NU) vs. Mollie Cooper/Lauren Pick (CSU) 7-4 DNF
3. Hannah Sulz/Lisa Andersson (NU) def. Maddie Buxton/Kwynn Ecton (CSU) 8-4
Order of finish (3, 1)