Pointers Wrapup: Volleyball Wins, Tennis Falls

OSHKOSH, Wis. – The UW-Stevens Point volleyball team defeated UW-Oshkosh in three sets Wednesday, but the Titans didn't make it easy for the Pointers.

UWSP (14-3, 3-0) battled the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foe to win 25-22, 28-26, 25-23.

The Pointers have won 10 of their last 11 matches.

The Titans (11-7, 0-2) tied the first set at 22, but UWSP recorded three consecutive points to go up 1-0.

In the second set the Pointers overcame a 25-24 deficit to score four of the next five points and go up 2-0.

In the third and final set, the Titans held a 20-15 lead, but the Pointers rallied for seven consecutive points en route to the victory.

Hannah Picel (West Bend, WI/West Bend West) tallied a game-high 19 digs while Sarah Wildish (Menomonee Falls, WI/Menomonee Falls) followed with 15.

Kati Rau (Dorchester, WI/Colby) and Christina Brinkman (Bristol, WI/Westosha Central) finished with nine kills apiece, and Alexis Hartman (Lake Zurich, IL/Lake Zurich) recorded 21 assists.

Morgan Bartkowiak (Slinger, WI/Slinger) notched a pair of aces.

The Pointers continue their WIAC schedule when they travel to UW-Whitewater on Oct. 3. Game time is set for 7 p.m.

WHITEWATER, Wis. – The UW-Stevens Point women's tennis team fell to 1-6 overall and 0-3 in conference play on Wednesday afternoon, suffering a 9-0 defeat at the rackets of UW-Whitewater.

Rachel Brown (Neenah, WI/St. Mary Central) tallied a second set victory in her No. 1 singles match but dropped the first and fell 10-4 in the third set tiebreak.

UW-Stevens Point will host the UW- Stout Blue Devils on Saturday, Sept. 29th, match set for noon.
UW-Stevens Point returns to action on Saturday, Sept. 29 as it host UW-Stout Blue Devils in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match-up. Match begins at 12 p.m.

COURTESY UW-STEVENS POINT


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