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Kansas State Tennis Team Beats Brigham Young


GO WILDCATS Senior Alena Jecminkova
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Senior Alena Jecminkova
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March 16, 2002

MANHATTAN, Kan. - The No. 41-ranked Kansas State tennis team won its eight match of the season when it knocked off No. 43 Brigham Young, 4-3 on Friday at the BYU Courts in Provo, Utah. The victory was the first for the Wildcats in 12 matches with the Cougars and their first in Provo in six outings.

The Wildcats won the doubles point and three of the six singles matches to improve to 8-3 overall. The Cougars fell to 5-8.

Kansas State juggled its doubles lineup matching junior Petra Sedlmajerova with freshman Maria Rosenberg. The duo beat Lindsay Ferrell and Lu Oswald, 8-6 at No. 2.

At No. 3, sophomore Paulina Castillejos and freshman Andrea Cooper beat Elizabeth Khoudoiarova and Nicole Schneider, 8-3. The No. 1 doubles team of seniors Alena Jecminkova and Kathy Chuda lost to Brooke Beverly and Dominique Reynolds, 8-5.

In singles, Jecminkova won her fourth straight match with a 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 victory over Ferrell. The senior is now 11-9 on the season and 6-4 this spring.

Chuda returned to her winning ways with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Oswald at No. 2 singles. She is 12-8 overall and sports a 6-3 record this spring.

Rosenberg picked up the Wildcats four point of the match with a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Khoudoiarova at No. 4 singles. The Manhattan HS product is 8-2 this spring and 15-3 overall this year.

Sedlmajerova dropped her second straight match with a 6-1, 6-2 loss at No. 3 singles to Beverley. The junior is 7-2 this spring and 12-8 this season.

Castillejos and Cooper lost at No. 5 and No. 6 singles respectively. Castillejos dropped a 6-3, 6-3 match to Reynolds and Cooper fell to Schneider, 6-4, 6-7, 10-7.

Kansas State continues its spring break with a noon match at San Diego State on Tuesday, March 19.

(41) Kansas State vs. (43) Brigham Young
March 15, 2002 - Provo, Utah - BYU Courts
Team Score - Kansas State 4, Brigham Young 3
KSU Team Record: 8-3 BYU Team Record: 5-8

Singles
1. Alena Jecminkova, KSU def. Lindsay Ferrell, BYU - 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
2. Kathy Chuda, KSU def. Lu Oswald, BYU - 6-4, 6-3
3. Brooke Beverley, BYU def. Petra Sedlmajerova, KSU - 6-1, 6-2
4. Maria Rosenberg, KSU def. Elizabeth Khoudoiarova, BYU - 6-2, 6-0
5. Dominique Reynolds, BYU def. Paulina Castillejos, KSU - 6-3, 6-3
6. Nicole Schneider, BYU def. Andrea Cooper, KSU - 6-4, 6-7, 10-7

Doubles
1. Beverley/Reynolds, BYU def. Jecminkova/Chuda, KSU - 8-5
2. Sedlmajerova/Rosenberg, KSU def. Ferrell/Oswald, BYU - 8-6
3. Castillejos/Cooper, KSU def. Khoudoiarova/Schneider, BYU - 8-3