2020-21 Women's Tennis News

Tech Tennis Teams Receive ITA Academic Recognition
Tech Tennis Teams Receive ITA Academic Recognition

August 02, 2021

Michigan Tech men’s and women’s tennis programs were recognized as 2021 ITA All-Academic Teams by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. Several players also earned ITA Scholar-Athlete accolades.

Three Huskies Earn GLIAC All-Conference Honors
Three Huskies Earn GLIAC All-Conference Honors

April 28, 2021

The Michigan Tech women’s tennis team had three players earn Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Honors, announced Wednesday by the conference office. Returning senior Ivona Gorgioski was named All-GLIAC First Team while sophomores Dominika Bobik and Neva Manas were added to the Second Team.

Michigan Tech takes fifth place in GLIAC Tournament
Michigan Tech takes fifth place in GLIAC Tournament

April 25, 2021

Michigan Tech prevailed 4-1 over Purdue Northwest in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference fifth place match Sunday at Great Midland Tennis Center. With the victory, the Huskies wrap up the 2021 spring season 6-4 in the GLIAC and 6-9 overall. After fall in the first round of the conference tournament Friday, Tech bounced back for wins over Saginaw Valley State and PNW to end on a winning note.

Michigan Tech defeats Saginaw Valley State 4-0
Michigan Tech defeats Saginaw Valley State 4-0

April 24, 2021

Rebounding quickly from defeat in the first round of the GLIAC tournament, No. 5 seed Michigan Tech collected a 4-0 victory over No. 8 seed Saginaw Valley State in women's tennis Saturday afternoon in consolation at the Greater Midland Tennis Center. The Huskies will play for fifth place Sunday at 1 p.m. against Purdue Northwest in the final match of the 2021 season.

Timberwolves upend Huskies 4-1 in Quarterfinals
Timberwolves upend Huskies 4-1 in Quarterfinals

April 23, 2021

No. 5 seed Michigan Tech women's tennis fell 4-1 to No. 4 seed Northwood in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference quarterfinals Friday afternoon at Greater Midland Tennis Center. The Timberwolves wasted little time taking the team doubles point with a pair of 6-1 sets at No. 1 and No. 3. In singles, senior Mirna Golac (MTU) took down Anna Goncharova (NU) 6-0, 6-2 but Northwood handled the Huskies at No. 1, No. 2, and No. 4 to clinch the match. Ivona Gorgioski retired after three games in the first set against Amanda Bandrowski. Dominika Bobik forced a third set at No. 2 but lost 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 to Elizaveta Velichko. Neva Manas also took a set from Rafaella Fulop at No. 4 but fell 2-6, 6-2, 7-5.

PREVIEW: Huskies face Northwood in GLIAC Quarterfinals
PREVIEW: Huskies face Northwood in GLIAC Quarterfinals

April 21, 2021

Michigan Tech women’s tennis qualified for the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament for the eighth time in program history this week. Tech will be the No. 5 seed in the eight-team bracket in Midland, Michigan. The Huskies (4-8, 4-4 GLIAC) will face No. 4 seed Northwood (10-7, 7-2 GLIAC) on Friday in the quarterfinals at the Greater Midland Tennis Center. Losing teams in the first round will play again in consolation. Winners advance to the semifinals Saturday with the Championship set for Sunday.

Singles Propels Tech to 4-3 Win
Singles Propels Tech to 4-3 Win

April 19, 2021

Dominika Bobik clinched a 4-3 win for Michigan Tech women's tennis with a 3-set victory at No. 2 singles over Lake Superior State Monday morning at Gates Tennis Center. The Lakers dominated doubles, but the Huskies re-grouped to take singles positions 2-5, including a strong, consistent performance by Marina Fernandez at No. 5. Fernandez dismantled Keegan Malpass 6-2, 6-1 using shot variety and consistency. Lauren Opalewski dropped the first set but rallied back to take No. 3 singles 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 over Muskaan Ranjan.

Bulldogs top Huskies 6-1 in Houghton
Bulldogs top Huskies 6-1 in Houghton

April 17, 2021

Michigan Tech women's tennis fell 6-1 to the 21st ranked Ferris State Saturday morning at Gates Tennis Center and the Bulldogs clinched the regular season Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title with the win in Houghton. The Huskies dropped their fourth straight match after picking up one singles victory against FSU. Dominika Bobik and Lauren Opalewski (MTU) pushed Agata Klak and Isabela Paixao (MTU) to a tiebreaker at No. 1 but Ferris State swept doubles for a 1-0 lead.

Lakers sink Huskies 6-1
Lakers sink Huskies 6-1

April 16, 2021

Neva Manas completed a comeback at No. 4 singles but the Huskies fell 6-1 to Grand Valley State in women's tennis Friday morning at Gates Tennis Center. The Lakers grabbed the team doubles point when Vera Griva and Taylor Barrett downed Ivona Gorgioski and Neva Manas 6-4 at No. 2. Dominika Bobik and Lauren Opalewski found early doubles success with a 7-5 win at No. 1 but Mirna Golac and Marina Fernandez were routed 6-0 at No. 3. The Lakers followed with straight sets victories in singles, with the exception of Manas at No. 4.

Warriors edge Huskies 4-3 in Midland
Warriors edge Huskies 4-3 in Midland

April 11, 2021

Wayne State nabbed the team doubles point and held on to win 4-3 over Michigan Tech in women's tennis Sunday afternoon at Greater Midland Tennis Center. Neva Manas and Marina Fernandez briefly put the Huskies ahead 2-1 with straight sets wins at No. 4 and No. 5 singles respectively, but the Warriors came away with wins at No. 1, No. 2 and No. 6 to close it out. 

Timberwolves defeat Huskies 6-1
Timberwolves defeat Huskies 6-1

April 10, 2021

Pitted against the current top team in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Conference, Michigan Tech fell 6-1 to Northwood Saturday, halting a three-match win streak on the second of back-to-back outings.