Tennis Teams Win State Championship

Winning Streak Continues!
5/9/18
By UW-Washington County

UWWC tennis champs 2018The Wildcats winning streak continues! UW-Washington County Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams captured the 2018 Wisconsin Collegiate Conference State Tennis Tournament at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison in a two day competition.  The Men’s Team won 19 out of 22 possible team points and the Women’s Team won 9 out of 14 possible team points.  This is the first time in the WCC history of Men’s tennis that the team was able to win the championship outright on the first day of competition.

The Men’s team was led by Matt Melsheimer #1 Singles & Doubles, Jordan Buchacher #2 Singles & Doubles, Charlie Mundinger #3 Singles and #1 Doubles, Lucas Gough #4 Singles & #2 Doubles, Brody Jossart #5 Singles & #3 Doubles, Alex Schmidt #6 Singles & #3 Doubles.

  •  Melsheimer – Runner – Up #1 Doubles
  •  Buchacher – State Champion #2 Singles & #2 Doubles
  •  Mundinger -  State Champion #3 Singles & Runner Up #1 Doubles
  •   Gough – State Champion #4 Singles & #2 Doubles
  •   Jossart – State Champion #5 Singles & #3 Doubles
  •   Schmidt – State Champion #6 Singles & #3 Doubles

The Women’s Team was led by Meghan MacFarlane #1 Singles & Doubles, Kaytie Lighthizer #2 Singles & Doubles, Sammie Brown #3 Singles & #1 Doubles, Audra Brandenburg #4 Singles & #2 Doubles.

  • MacFarlane - won the quarter finals match at #1 Singles
  • Lighthizer – State Champion #2 Doubles – won the quarter finals match at #2 Singles
  • Brown – State Champion #3 Singles
  • Brandenburg – State Champion #4 Singles and #2 Doubles

This is the first time in campus history that both teams won the WCC State Tournament in the same year. The Women’s Tennis team last captured the State tournament in 2008, while the Men’s team took the Runner-up trophy that  year.  For more information about the athletic programs at UW-Washington County, contact Deb Butschlick, Athletic Director  at (262)-335-5238 or email debbie.butschlick@uwc.edu

UW-Washington County is located at 400 S. University Drive in West Bend.

 

Above Photo: 

Front Row L to R: Audra Brandenburg, Meghan MacFarlane, Sammie Brown

Middle Row L to R; Coach Roger Peterson, Charlie Mundinger, Jordan Buchacher, Kaytie Lighthizer, Coach Debbie Butschlick

Back Row L to R: Lucas Gough, Matthew Melsheimer, Brody Jossart, Alex Schmidt

Contact

Sue Bausch, Regional Director of Communications
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