NCAA Womens Tennis

NU Takes Down Michigan State, 4-2

East Lansing, Mich. – The No. 63 Nebraska women’s tennis team (11-3, 1-1 Big Ten) defeated Michigan State (7-7, 0-3 Big Ten) 4-2 on Sunday morning at the MSU Indoor Tennis Center. 
The competition began with doubles play. In the No. 2 position, Michigan State’s Marley Lambert and Dagmar Zdrubecka got the best of NU’s Isabel Adrover Gallego and Ana Carmen Zamburek, beating them 6-1. On Court 1, the undefeated Nebraska duo of Samantha Alicea and Raphaëlle Lacasse continued their winning streak against Liisa Vehvilainen and Ayshe Can, picking up a 6-4 victory. On the season, Alicea and Lacasse have an 8-0 doubles record together. 
Michigan State picked up the doubles point in the No. 3 spot, as Nebraska’s Lucy Loy and Anfisa Danilchenko fell to Issey Purser and Nicole Conard, 7-5.
In singles action, the Huskers picked up the first singles point to even the score at one as Lacasse defeated Purser in the No. 4 spot, 6-3, 6-2. In the No. 6 spot, Jillian Roa gave the Huskers their first lead of the match with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Conard.
Alicea made it 3-1 Nebraska with a 6-2, 7-6 (5) win in the No. 3 spot over Lambert. The Spartans cut its deficit to one as Vehvilainen picked up a 7-6 (2), 6-4 win in the No. 1 spot over Zamburek.
Nebraska clinched the overall win in the No. 5 spot as Danilchenko defeated Juliette Nask 6-4, 1-6, 6-1.
The Huskers’ next match comes at home when they host Creighton on Wednesday, March 22, at 4 p.m. CT at the Sid and Hazel Dillon Tennis Center.

Tennis Match Results

Nebraska Women vs Michigan State 3/19/2023 at East Lansing, Mich. (MSU Indoor Tennis Center)

#63 Nebraska Women 4, Michigan State 2

Singles competition

1. Liisa Vehvilainen (MSU) def. Ana Carmen Zamburek (NEBW) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4

2. Ayshe Can (MSU) vs. Isabel A. Gallego (NEBW) 6-2, 2-6, 5-6, unfinished

3. Samantha Alicea (NEBW) def. Marley Lambert (MSU) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)

4. Raphaëlle Lacasse (NEBW) def. Issey Purser (MSU) 6-3, 6-2

5. Anfisa Danilchenko (NEBW) def. Juliette Nask (MSU) 6-4, 1-6, 6-1

6. Jillian Roa (NEBW) def. Nicole Conard (MSU) 6-4, 6-4

Doubles competition

1. Samantha Alicea/Raphaëlle Lacasse (NEBW) def. Liisa Vehvilainen/Ayshe Can (MSU) 6-4

2. Marley Lambert/Dagmar Zdrubecka (MSU) def. Isabel A. Gallego/Ana Carmen Zamburek (NEBW) 6-1

3. Issey Purser/Nicole Conard (MSU) def.

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