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Senior Steffi Rath won her sixth straight singles match, defeating Rabea Stueckemann 6-7 (1), 6-3, (10-7)
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Senior Steffi Rath won her sixth straight singles match, defeating Rabea Stueckemann 6-7 (1), 6-3, (10-7)
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Pioneers Edged 5-2 by Oregon
Courtesy: Denver Athletics  
Release: 03/10/2013
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Eugene, Ore. - The University of Denver No. 55 women's tennis team fell to Oregon 5-2 on Sunday in Eugene, Ore.

The Pioneers won two of three doubles matches and took a 1-0 lead into singles play. Seniors Sophia Bergner (Schechen, Germany) and Steffi Rath (Hochst, Austria) defeated Patricia Skowronski and Nicole Long 8-5. The team of junior Caroline Schnell (Greenwood Village, Colo.) and freshman Kathryn Hughes (Wrexham, Wales) beat Sofia Hager and Brooke Hughes 8-4 in No. 3 doubles.

In singles play, Rath picked up the Pioneers only singles victory, defeating Rabea Stueckemann 6-7 (1), 6-3, (10-7). Her effort was not enough however as the Pioneers fell to Oregon 5-2.

Denver's next match is Thursday, March 21 at University of Texas- Arlington. The match starts at 3 p.m. (MT).


Singles

Nicole Long (ORE) def. Sophia Bergner (DEN), 6-2, 6-0

Patricia Skowronski (ORE) def. Caroline Schnell (DEN), 6-2, 6-3

Julia Metzger (ORE) def. Emma Isberg (DEN), 6-4 6-3

Sofia Hager (ORE) def. Mandy van den Eerenbeemt  (DEN), 7-6 (4), 6-2

Lana Buttner (ORE) def. Kathryn Hughes (DEN), 7-6 (8), 6-4

Steffi Rath (DEN) def. Rabea Stueckemann (ORE),6-7, (1), 6-3, (10-7)

Doubles

Bergner/Rath (DEN) def. Skowronski/Long (ORE), 8-5

Metzger/ Neubert (ORE) def. Isberg/van den Eerenbeemt (DEN), 8-0

Schnell/Hughes (DEN) def. Hager/Hughes (ORE), 8-4


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