The University of Montana women's tennis team scored a 5-2 win over Grand Canyon University on Feb. 1, 2020 at Peak Raquet Club. The Griz are now 1-3 over the Antelopes who start off the Western Athletic Conference season at 0-3.
Sophomores Lauren Dunlap and Alex Walker started off the day with a strong lead over Grand Canyon with a 6-2 win in their doubles match. Dunlap dominated both her singles match as well, winning one 6-4 and the other 6-0 against GCU sophomore Jana Weiss.
Doubles partners freshman Olivia Oosterbaan and junior Julia Ronney also won their doubles match 6-4. Ronney, an All-Big Sky player, won both of her singles matches on court one, the first 6-2 and the second 6-3 versus Grand Canyon’s Emilia Occhipinti, a senior.
Freshman Maria Goheen won both singles matches on court three versus GCU’s Celina Buhr.
The next home game for the Griz will will be March 6, 2020, against the University of Portland. They will play the Michigan State Spartans on Feb. 8 in East Lansing, Michigan.