NCAA Womens Tennis

Huskers Battle but Fall to Wolverines

Huskers Battle but Fall to Wolverines

Lincoln, Neb. – Despite winning the doubles point, the No. 63 Nebraska women’s tennis team (10-3, 0-1 Big Ten) was bested 4-1 by No. 3 Michigan (11-2, 3-0) Friday morning at the Sid and Hazel Dillon Tennis Center. 
The action began with doubles play. On Court 3, the team of Lucy Loy and Anfisa Danilchenko was bested by Andrea Cerdan and Merri Kelly 6-2. Isabel Adrover Gallego and Ana Carmen Zamburek matched up against Kari Miller and Nicole Hammond in the No. 2 spot, defeating them 7-6 (3). The deciding match for the overall doubles point played out on Court 1. Samantha Alicea and Raphaëlle Lacasse continued their undefeated streak against the No. 69 ranked doubles team of Julia Fliegner and Lily Jones, clinching the doubles point 7-6 (4). On the season, Alicea and Lacasse have a 7-0 record in doubles play. 
The action then continued with singles play. In the No. 6 spot, Loy fell to Gala Mesochoritou 6-1, 6-2. Adrover Gallego battled No. 23 Jaedan Brown, but lost the match 6-2, 6-2 in the No. 2 position. Lacasse faced No. 34 Fliegner on Court 4 and dropped the match 7-5, 6-0. Michigan clinched the match on Court 5 when Danilchenko fell to Cerdan 7-5, 6-2.
The teams decided to conclude play with unfinished matches on Courts 1 and 3.
Up next, the Huskers travel to Michigan State for a matchup on Sunday at 10 a.m. CT. 

Michigan vs Nebraska

Mar 17, 2023 at Lincoln, Nebraska

(Dillon Tennis Center)

#3 Michigan 4, #63 Nebraska 1

Singles competition

1. Ana C. Zamburek (NEB) vs. #50 Kari Miller (MICH) 7-6 (7-5), 1-4, unfinished

2. #23 Jaedan Brown (MICH) def. Isabel A. Gallego (NEB) 6-2, 6-2

3. Samantha Alicea (NEB) vs. #34 Julia Fliegner (MICH) 5-7, 2-3, unfinished

4. #54 Lily Jones (MICH) def. Raphaëlle Lacasse (NEB) 7-5, 6-0

5. Andrea Cerdan (MICH) def. Anfisa Danilchenko (NEB) 7-5, 6-2

6. #118 Gala Mesochoritou (MICH) def. Lucy Loy (NEB) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles competition

1. Raphaëlle Lacasse/Samantha Alicea (NEB) def. #69 Julia Fliegner/Lily Jones (MICH) 7-6 (7-4)

2. Ana C. Zamburek/Isabel A. Gallego (NEB) def. Kari Miller/Nicole Hammond (MICH) 7-6 (7-3)

3. Andrea Cerdan/Merri Kelly (MICH) def. Lucy Loy/Anfisa Danilchenko (NEB) 6-2

Match Notes:

Michigan 11-2; National ranking #3

Nebraska 10-3; National ranking #63

Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (6,2,4,5)


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