Mavs Win Thriller Over Bradley, 4-3
PEORIA, Ill.—The Omaha women’s tennis team picked up its second win in three matches, defeating non-conference foe Bradley, 4-3, on Sunday. With the win, the Mavericks improve to 5-9 (1-1 Summit League), while the Braves fall to 4-12 (0-2 Missouri Valley).
UNO opened by winning the doubles point, picking up wins at the No. 1 and 3 positions. At No. 1, senior Alex Tran and junior Jacqueline Baude defeated Ariel Dechter and Sarah Rodefeld, 8-4. The clinching match for the doubles point was won by freshmen Kenzie Hill and Hylan Miller, who topped Liz Przystawski and Cassia Wojtalik, 8-6.
In singles action, Omaha picked up wins at the top three positions. Starting at No. 1, Tran posted a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Dechter. At No. 2, Miller defeated Ashely Thai, 6-4, 6-4, and sophomore Molly Matricardi picked up the clinching victory for UNO at No. 3, beating Rodefeld, 6-2, 7-5.
Omaha returns to action on Tuesday, April 8 for a 12:30 p.m. match against cross-town rival Creighton at Hanscom-Brandeis Tennis Center.
Omaha Mavericks 4, Bradley Braves 3
1. Tran, Alex (UNO-W) def. Dechter, Ariel (BRADW) 6-1, 6-3
2. Miller, Hylan (UNO-W) def. Thai, Ashley (BRADW) 6-4, 6-4
3. Matricardi, Molly (UNO-W) def. Rodefeld, Sarah (BRADW) 6-2, 7-5
4. Miles, Carly (BRADW) def. Weideman, Lindsay (UNO-W) 7-5, 5-7, 6-1
5. Wojtalik, Cassia (BRADW) def. Hill, Kenzie (UNO-W) 6-4, 7-5
6. Przystawski, Liz (BRADW) def. Baude, Jacqueline (UNO-W) 6-1, 6-2
1. Baude, Jacqueline/Tran, Alex (UNO-W) def. Dechter, Ariel/Rodefeld, Sarah (BRADW) 8-4
2. Miles, Carly/Thai, Ashley (BRADW) def. Hottman, Tiffany/Matricardi, Molly (UNO-W) 8-3
3. Hill, Kenzie/Miller, Hylan (UNO-W) def. Przystawski, Liz/Wojtalik, Cassia (BRADW) 8-6