Marquette Drops a 5-2 Decision at No. 24 UC Irvine
March 11, 2013
IRVINE, Calif. -
The Marquette women’s tennis team opened its spring trip on Monday afternoon at the Anteater Tennis Stadium on the campus of UC Irvine. The Golden Eagles (9-7) fell to the No. 24 Anteaters (11-3) in a 5-2 decision.
MU’s two points came in singles play from freshman Erin Gebes, who defeated Franziska Goettsching, 7-6, 6-3 at the No. 3 positions, and at No. 6 singles as freshman Vanessa Foltinger took down Sarah Stadfelt, 6-3, 6-3.
The Golden Eagles will remain out west for the week and take on San Diego State on Friday, March 15 at 5 p.m. CT. This will conclude a six-match road trip for Marquette.
#24 UC Irvine 5, Marquette 2
1) #49 Goettsching/Smith (UCI) def. Dawson/A. Hernandez Soler (MARQ) – 8-5
1) #125 Kristina Smith (UCI) def. Ana Pimienta (MARQ) – 6-3, 6-1