Busy Week for Women's Tennis

Oct 3, 2017

WAVERLY, Iowa - The University of Dubuque women's tennis team lost a hard fought battle on Tuesday, Oct. 3 to the Wartburg College Knights 4-5. The Spartans were coming off a 8-1 victory on Monday, Oct. 2 over St. Ambrose University in a busy start to the month of October on the court.

Tuesday night inclement weather moved the match indoors and the Spartans jumped out to an early 2-1 lead after UD captured the #1 and #3 doubles. The host Knights rallied to win two, three-set tie breaks in singlesn play to capture the Iowa Conference match. Senior Arantxa Martinez won both singles matches at #1 singles and joined partner Madeline parker at #1 doubles for two victories. UD is 8-6 overall and 3-5 in the Iowa Conference.


Tennis Match Results Dubuque, Univ. of vs Wartburg College
Oct 03, 2017 at Waverly, IA (Wartburg Indoor Tennis Courts)

Wartburg College 5, Dubuque, Univ. of 4

Singles competition
1. Arantxa Martinez (DBQW) def. Hannah Fox (WARWT) 6-1, 6-1
2. Ashley Rottinghaus (WARWT) def. A. Palacios-Quinonez (DBQW) 6-0, 6-3
3. Lauren O'Brian (WARWT) def. Madeline Parker (DBQW) 6-1, 6-4
4. Megan Ranney (DBQW) def. Alex Petersen (WARWT) 6-6, 7-2, 2-6, 10-7
5. Gabby Olejniczak (WARWT) def. Naomi Amani (DBQW) 6-2, 6-2
6. Sydney Powers (WARWT) def. Hailey Wang (DBQW) 4-6, 6-4, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Madeline Parker/Arantxa Martinez (DBQW) def. Hannah Fox/Lauren O'Brian (WARWT) 8-6
2. Ashley Rottinghaus/Alex Petersen (WARWT) def. Megan Ranney/A. Palacios-Quinonez (DBQW) 8-4
3. Hailey Wang/Naomi Amani (DBQW) def. Rachel Zittergruen/Sydney Powers (WARWT) 8-6


Dubuque, Univ. of 8, St, Ambrose Univ. 1
Oct 02, 2017 at Davenport, Iowa (Assumption HS)

Singles competition
1. Arantxa Martinez (DBQW) def. Griffin Rasche (STA) 6-3, 6-1
2. A. Palacios-Quinonez (DBQW) def. Alex Horton (STA) 6-2, 6-3
3. Madeline Parker (DBQW) def. Nikki Steiner (STA) 6-4, 6-4
4. Megan Ranney (DBQW) def. Shannon McEachern (STA) 6-3, 7-6
5. Naomi Amani (DBQW) def. Shannon Shovlain (STA) 6-3, 6-4
6. Hailey Wang (DBQW) def. Emma Lang (STA) 6-3, 6-4


Doubles competition
1. Arantxa Martinez/Madeline Parker (DBQW) def. Griffin Rasche/Alex Horton (STA) 8-1
2. A. Palacios-Quinonez/Megan Ranney (DBQW) def. Nikki Steiner/Shannon McEachern (STA) 8-6
3. Shannon Shovlain/Elizabeth Bush (STA) def. Naomi Amani/Hailey Wang (DBQW) 8-6