Badger Sports Roundup, Oct. 21

Badgers shut out Milwaukee, cross country top in nation, men's and women's tennis compete at ITAs

Badgers shut out Milwaukee

The Wisconsin women's soccer team extended its winning streak to four games with a 2-0 win over UW-Milwaukee Thursday in Milwaukee.

Senior forward Marla Froelich and junior midfielder/forward Marisa Brown each notched goals for the Badger (12-4-1 overall), which outshot Milwaukee (8-7-2) 17-8. Wisconsin freshman goaltender Lynn Murray had six saves and Panther senior goaltender Kerri St. Aubin had five.

"We were very aggressive and had a lot of chances to score, although we just didn't capitalize," head coach Dean Duerst said. "The atmosphere was intense, and I'm happy how we hung in there."

Men's cross country still tops in nation

The Wisconsin men's cross country team is the No. 1 team in the country according to the Mondo men's cross country poll. Wisconsin received 12 of 14 points in the poll, which is decided by the United States Cross Country Coaches Association. No. 2 Stanford and No. 4 Arkansas each received one point. Minnesota is tied with Georgetown at No. 7 and is the second-highest Big Ten team in the polls.

The Badgers will next head to the Big Ten Championships Oct. 31 in Iowa City, Iowa.

Wisconsin's Bisnow advances in ITA

Wisconsin freshman men's tennis player Elliott Bisnow advanced the qualifying round of the ITA Midwest Regional Championships in Ann Arbor, Mich., after defeating Northern Illinois' Adam Ford 7-6 (3) and 6-1Thursday. Bisnow will face Michigan's Josef Fischer Friday.

Freshman Felipe Bellido fell to Dayton's Tom Murphy 7-6 (5) and 6-4, ending his tournament run.

Senior Alex Kasarov and freshman Jeremy Sonkin have been selected for the main draw in singles and the doubles teams of Kasarov and sophomore Lachezar Kasarov, juniors Jordan Raemisch and Mark Weinig and Bisnow and Sonkin will compete in the main doubles draw on Friday.

For the Badger women, competing at the ITA Midwest tournament in Minneapolis, only junior Lexi Goldin mustered a win, defeating UW-Milwaukee's Margie Van Lieshout 6-4 and 6-0 before falling to DePaul's Petra Rehusova 6-2 and 6-1. Sophomore Nicole Belica, sophomore Madison Sellers and freshman Nicole Beck all lost their matches.

Goldin will team up with sophomore Kaylan Caiati in doubles action Friday.

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