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Titans Register Win Over Vikings

Michelle Spicer earned one of the Titans' five individual wins against the Vikings.
Michelle Spicer earned one of the Titans' five individual wins against the Vikings.

The UW-Oshkosh women's tennis team won five of the six singles contests to erase a 2-1 deficit and defeat Lawrence University, 6-3, on Tuesday (Sept. 3) at Valley Fitness & Racquet in Neenah.

Samantha Koppa was UW-Oshkosh's lone multiple winner as she defeated Lauren Aturaliya, 6-1, 6-0, at No. 2 singles while teaming with Evie Chitko to oust Aturaliya and Morgan Fisher, 8-1, at No. 2 doubles.

Other individual winners for the Titans (1-1) were Alyssa Leffler in the first flight, Michelle Spicer in the third, Lesley Kutnink in the fourth and Taylor Johnson in the fifth.

Leffler defeated Margot Connor, 7-6 (1), 6-2, while Spicer conquered Emma Koppa, 3-6, 6-4, 10-5. Koppa is the younger sister of UW-Oshkosh's Samantha Koppa.

Kutnink was a 6-2, 6-2 winner over Fisher and Johnson a 6-3, 6-0 victor over Amelia Watson.

Lawrence University (0-2), which has lost 21 of its last 25 matches to UW-Oshkosh, received its only individual win from Jacki Healy in the sixth flight. Healy outlasted Chitko by a 7-6 (6), 5-7, 10-8 result.

The Vikings won the No. 1 doubles contest as Connor and Koppa defeated Leffler and Spicer, 8-4.

Healy and Watson gave Lawrence University a win at No. 3 doubles with their 8-5 decision over Johnson and Kutnink.

UW-Oshkosh returns to action Thursday (Sept. 5) at Ripon College.