Tennis Drops Third Straight 5-2 Decision
Raymond and Thurman grab singles wins for Miami
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Feb. 19, 2012
LINCOLN, Neb. -- For the third straight match, Miami took a big-named opponent down to the wire, but wound up falling by a 5-2 score. On Sunday, the RedHawks posted a pair of singles wins against 28th-ranked Nebraska, but could not mount anything more.
Due to Miami's travel plans, the singles matches were played first. The RedHawks (2-7) fell behind 4-0, losing the action at Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 6 before winning the last two flights. Christiana Raymond earned a hard-fought 7-5, 6-4 decision at No. 4 before Alix Thurman went to a third-set tiebreaker for a 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 win at No. 6.
The Huskers swept doubles play, winning 8-4, 8-6 and 8-5 over the three flights.
Miami wraps up its month-long road trip with a pair of matches at Penn State next weekend. The RedHawks face Marshall on Saturday and the Nittany Lions on Sunday.
Tennis Match Results
Miami vs Nebraska
Feb 19, 2012 at Lincoln, Neb.
(Nebraska Tennis Center)
#28 Nebraska 5, Miami 2
1. Mary Weatherholt (NEB) def. Riekie Honiball (MIAMI) 6-1, 6-2
2. Patricia Veresova (NEB) def. Stephanie Danesis (MIAMI) 6-4, 7-5
3. Madeleine Geibert (NEB) def. Nimisha Mohan (MIAMI) 6-3, 6-4
4. Christiana Raymond (MIAMI) def. Stefanie Weinstein (NEB) 7-5, 6-4
5. Alix Thurman (MIAMI) def. Izabella Zgierska (NEB) 2-6, 6-4, 7-6
6. Maike Zeppernick (NEB) def. Christine Guerrazzi (MIAMI) 6-0, 6-2
1. Madeleine Geibert/Stefanie Weinstein (NEB) def. Stephanie Danesis/Nimisha Mohan (MIAMI) 8-4
2. Jennifer Holmberg/Janine Weinreich (NEB) def. Christiana Raymond/Riekie Honiball (MIAMI) 8-6
3. Mary Weatherholt/Izabella Zgierska (NEB) def. Jessica Parr/Christine Guerrazzi (MIAMI) 8-5
Nebraska 7-2; National ranking #28
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (1,6,3,2,4,5)