Badger Sports Roundup

Women's hockey still on a roll; women's tennis falls; men's tennis win; No. 1 UM defeats wrestlers

Women's hockey: Badgers tame Huskies

The top-ranked Wisconsin women's hockey team defeated St. Cloud State 3-1 Friday afternoon at the National Hockey Center in St. Cloud, Minn.

St. Cloud State (12-14-1 overall, 9-11-1 WCHA) got its lone score from Marie-Michel Lemieux, who notched the game's first goal 12:28 into the first period on a power play.

Wisconsin (24-2-1, 19-1-1), however, responded three minutes later with a power-play score from senior forward Cyndy Kenyon. About a minute-and-a-half after that tally, UW freshman forward Angie Keseley scored the team's second goal. Freshman forward Erika Lawler scored the Badgers' final goal 4:33 into the second period. Lawler and Keseley each had an assist on the other's goal.

Badger senior netminder Meghan Horras stopped 28 shots while SCSU goalie Lauri St. Jacques made 29 saves.

Women's tennis: Georgia Tech stymies Badgers

After losing to No. 9 Miami 5-2, the Wisconsin women's tennis team fell 7-0 to No. 3 Georgia Tech (1-1 overall) in the consolation bracket of the USTA/ITA Tournament in Madison.

Wisconsin junior Caitlin Burke, ranked No. 32 in the country, took No. 7 Kristi Miller to three sets but fell 4-6, 6-4, 6-1.

Miller and Lyndsay Shosho, the No. 26 doubles team in the country squeaked by Burke and freshman Elizabeth Carpenter 8-7 (5), helping Georgia Tech take the doubles point.

Wisconsin (1-3) now faces No. 7 Vanderbilt Saturday in the consolation bracket.

Men's tennis: Badgers sweep Loyola Marymount

The Wisconsin men's tennis team defeated Loyola Marymount (1-2 overall) 7-0 Friday in Los Angeles, the Badgers' third straight shutout win. The Badgers (3-0) won all but one match in straight sets.

Sophomore Jeremy Sonkin, playing at the top singles spot, cruised to a win over Mike Wojnarowicz 6-2, 6-0, while junior Lachezar Kasarov defeated Matt Phillips 4-6, 6-3, 10-5.

Wisconsin next faces No. 5 Pepperdine Saturday in Malibu, Calif.

Wrestling: No. 1 Minnesota dominates Badger grapplers

Wisconsin won just three bouts Friday night, as the No. 1 Minnesota wrestling team prevailed 26-12 over UW.

The Gophers won the first four duals to take a 16-0 lead.

The Badgers bounced back with sixth-ranked Tom Clum's pin at 133, and Ed Gutnik's 2-0 decision win at 141.

At 149 UW's Tyler Turner, ranked No. 9 in the nation, gave No. 1 Dustin Schlatter all that he asked for, but lost 4-2.

The Badgers pulled with 19-12 when No. 6 Craig Henning topped No. 4 C.P. Schlatter, 7-4. But Minnesota closed out the dual with Matt Nagel's decision at 165 over Jake Donar and Gabriel Dretsch's major decision over Michael Felling at 174.

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