Panthers Come Up Short At Illinois State
March 15, 2014
NORMAL, Ill. - The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee won a pair of singles matches but couldn't find its way to two additional points in falling, 5-2, to Illinois State Saturday afternoon.
Tokar and Dana Shannon also captured an 8-4 win in the top doubles slot. Milwaukee almost pulled out the doubles point but Christina Colarossi and Kristin Kurer came up just short in an 8-7 decision in the third spot.
Tokar's singles win came in three sets. She beat Phyllis Tigges 6-4 in the first set before Tigges struck back with a 6-4 win in the second set. Tokar then won a third-set tiebreaker, 10-6. Straub was in control in her singles win, beating Madeliene Baillon, 6-3, 6-1.
The Panthers are back home next weekend for three matches. Milwaukee plays IUPUI Friday, Oakland Saturday and Detroit Sunday.