Women's Tennis Find Tough Challenge on the Road

Sep 15, 2015

DECORAH, Iowa - The University of Dubuque women's tennis team found a tough road opponent on Tuesday afternoon and suffered a 1-8 loss. After a lengthy delay for lightning in the area, the Luther College Norse would sweep the doubles matches and for the first time in regular season for UD's, #1 singles player Arantxa Martinez, lost to an Iowa Conference opponent (Maggie Helms) in a hard fought 6-4, 5-7, 10-5 upset.

Mariah Scott captured the lone match by winning the #5 singles match over Luther's Anna Pearson 6-4, 2-6, 10-8. The Spartans continue their road games as they will face the Wartburg College Knights in Waverly on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 9:30 a.m. After a scheduling conflict, UD will not be playing Knox College at 12:30 p.m. in Waverly.


Luther College 8, Dubuque, Univ. of 1
Sep 15, 2015 at Decorah, Iowa 

Singles competition
1. Maggie Helms (LUTW) def. Arantxa Martinez (DBQW) 6-4, 5-7, 10-5
2. Lauren Welch (LUTW) def. Marissa Joers (DBQW) 6-3, 6-1
3. Jackie Cychosz (LUTW) def. Naomi Bokela (DBQW) 6-2, 6-0
4. Britta Pressler (LUTW) def. Megan Ranney (DBQW) 6-0, 6-0
5. Mariah Scott (DBQW) def. Anna Pearson (LUTW) 6-4, 2-6, 10-8
6. Claire Christian (LUTW) def. Taylor Fortmann (DBQW) 6-0, 6-0


Doubles competition
1. Hailey Johnson/Maggie Helms (LUTW) def. Arantxa Martinez/Marissa Joers (DBQW) 8-1
2. Jackie Cychosz/Jenna Myers (LUTW) def. Megan Ranney/Mariah Scott (DBQW) 8-3
3. Emilyn Ryski/Madisen Crow (LUTW) def. Naomi Bokela/Taylor Fortmann (DBQW) 8-3



Match Notes
Dubuque, Univ. of 0-7, 0-5 IIAC
Luther College 6-0, 4-0 IIAC