Burak, Hankle Continue Winning Ways in Loss to Green Bay
Boardman -- Youngstown State freshman Marta Burak improved to 4-0 in Horizon League play while junior Lauren Hankle is now 3-1 following wins over Green Bay on Saturday at the Boardman Tennis Center. The Phoenix won the match 5-2.
Burak is now 16-8 and 4-0 in Horizon Leauge play following her straight set win over Jennifer Bradfield. She won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 singles.
Hankle improved to 12-8 overall and 3-1 in HL play with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Morgan Weuve at No. 2 singles.
Carolyn Jesko won her first set at No. 3 singles 6-1 over Maria Anderson. However, Anderson won the second set 6-3 and the third set 10-6. At No. 4, Gimena Puppo dropped a 6-1, 2-0 decision to Maria Anderson while at No. 5, Jennifer Moore lost 6-0, 6-1 to Rebecca Nelson.
In doubles play, Burak and Jesko were victorious over Bradfield and Weuve 8-0 while Nelson and Anderson beat Hankle and Puppo 8-2. The Phoenix won by default at No. 3 doubles.
The Penguins (0-14 overall and 0-4 in the HL) return to the court on Wednesday when they play at Robert Morris. Green Bay improves to 3-10 and 1-4.
Green Bay 5, YSU 2
No. 1 - Burak (YSU) def. Jennifer Bradfield (UWGB) 6-1, 6-1
No. 2 - Hankle (YSU) def. Morgan Weuve (UWGB) 6-3, 6-2
No. 3 - Amanda Timm (UWGB) def. Jesko (YSU) 1-6, 6-3, 10-6
No. 4 - Maria Anderson (UWGB) def. Puppo (YSU) 6-1, 2-0
No. 5 - Rebecca Nelson (UWGB) def. Moore (YSU) 6-0, 6-1
No. 6 - Samantha Iwen (UWGB) won by default
No. 1 - Burak/Jesko (YSU) def. Bradfield/Weuve (UWGB) 8-0
No. 2 - Nelson/Anderson (UWGB) def. Hankle/Puppo (YSU) 8-2
No. 3 - Iwen/Timm (UWGB) won by default