The UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus men’s and women’s tennis teams both finished in third place at the WCC (Wisconsin Collegiate Conference) tournament. On the men’s side, Hunter Lewis won the men’s number two singles championship, Hunter Lewis and Casey Henrickson finished second in men’s number one doubles and Mason Korslin won his first match to advance to the semi-finals and finished third. On the women’s side, Maria Bieberitz earned the title of the best women’s player in the conference by winning the women’s number one singles championship. Makenna Pucker finished second at number four women’s singles.
Five Green Bay student-athletes have been recognized as members of the 2015 Spring Academic All-Horizon League Teams honoring success in competition as well as in the classroom. Those honored are:
• Stephanie Londre (Burlington, Wis.), women’s tennis, No. 1 singles player and 3.947 cumulative GPA in Human Biology;
• Michael Tenzer (Neuried, Gremany), men’s tennis, No. 1 and winningest singles player in program history, magna cum laude May grad in Business Administration;
• Lepoold Gomez Islinger (Weiden, Germany), men’s tennis, played No. 2 singles for NCAA qualifying team and 3.723 GPA;
• Hailey Mohrfeld (Menomonee Falls, Wis.), softball, league-leading .444 batting average and graduated summa cum laude in May with 3.986 GPA in Human Biology;
• Gene Kiela (Plymouth, Wis.), men’s golf, four top 10 finishes and a 3.779 GPA in Business Administration.
With the fall portion of the 2013-14 season complete, the Green Bay women’s tennis team will have a new leader when play resumes with the spring schedule in January. Former assistant coach Sommer May is the new head coach, interim Director of Athletics Dan McIver announced Monday. May was a two-time state champion in high school while starring at Green Bay Notre Dame, played collegiately at Marquette, and continues to compete at the USTA Wisconsin level. Read more.