on The University of Minnesota Women's Tennis Team defeated Wake Forest, 4-3, this afternoon in Winston-Salem, N.C. The Golden Gophers improve to 5-2 on the season and will face No. 12 William & Mary on Saturday morning.
Minnesota clinched the doubles point as Valerie Vladea and Amy Thomas defeated Karin Coetzee and Aimee Smith, 8-6, at No. 1. Nischela Reddy and Brandi Watts also won at No. 3 by the score of 8-3 over Danielle Schwartz and Elizabeth Proctor.
The two teams split the six singles matches as Angela Buergis defeated Coetzee at No. 1 singles by the score of 6-2, 0-6, 6-2. Michaela Havelkova and Thomas also posted three-set wins for Minnesota.
Minnesota 4, Wake Forest 3
No. 1 - Angela Buergis (MN) def. Karin Coetzee (WF), 6-2, 0-6, 6-2
No. 2 - Katie Martzolf (WF) def. Valerie Vladea (MN), 7-5, 6-2
No. 3 - Michaela Havelkova (MN) def. Danielle Schwartz (WF), 6-4, 4- 6, 6-1
No. 4 - Amy Thomas (MN) def. Elizabeth Proctor (WF), 6-3, 1-6, 6-1
No. 5 - Aimee Smith (WF) def. Nischela Reddy (MN), 6-0, 6-3
No. 6 - Sandie Knight (WF) def. Brandi Watts (MN), 6-1, 6-2
No. 1 - Vladea/Thomas (MN) def. Coetzee/Smith (WF), 8-6
No. 2 - Schwartz/Martzolf (WF) def. Havelkova/Buergis (MN), 8-3
No. 3 - Reddy/Watts (MN) def. Knight/Proctor (WF), 8-3