ROCKFORD, Ill. – The Bradley women’s tennis team opened the dual match season quickly, by winning 2-of-3 doubles matches for the day’s first point, but host Northern Illinois rallied to win all six singles point in a 6-1 victory against the Braves Friday afternoon at the Boylan Tennis Center
The Bradley tandem of Sarah Rodefeld and Cassia Wojtalik teamed for an 8-4 win at No. 2 doubles, while the Braves duo of Carly Miles and Kennedy Scott added an 8-5 win in the No. 3 spot to secure Friday’s doubles point, but the Huskies cruised to straight-sets victories in all six singles matches.
The Braves will return to action with a pair of road matches next weekend, Feb. 2 at Saint Louis and Feb. 3 at SIU Edwardsville. Bradley will play a total of six matches away from home before opening the home schedule Feb. 23 with a 10 a.m. match against Valparaiso at the Clubs at River City.
NIU Def. Bradley 6-1
Jan. 25, 2013 | Boylan Tennis Center | Rockford, Ill.
1 – Nelle Youel def. Adele Henke (Bradley), 6-1, 6-1
2 – Haley Dekkinga def. Corey Mattson (Bradley), 6-4, 6-0
3 – Arantza De La Torre def. Sarah Rodefeld (Bradley), 6-1, 6-4
4 – Mary Malkin def. Elizabeth Przystawski (Bradley), 6-3, 6-3
5 – Stephanie McDonald def. Cassia Wojtalik (Bradley), 6-5, 6-2 (7)
6 – Cristina Alvarez def. Kennedy Scott (Bradley), 6-2, 6-1