Tennis Team Shuts Out Second Weekend Opponent
April 7, 2002
MANHATTAN, Kan. - The No. 43 Kansas State tennis team shut out its second straight opponent of the weekend Sunday when it beat Missouri 7-0 at Ahearn Field House.
The Wildcats improve to 10-6 overall and 5-3 in the Big 12, while Missouri fell to 6-9 overall and 1-9 in league play.
Jecminkova beat Urska Juric, 6-3, 6-0 to run her records to 10-6 in dual matches, 6-2 in Big 12 play and 14-11 overall. Chuda downed Mary Barry, 6-2, 6-0 to move to 11-3 in dual play, 6-2 in league action and 17-8 overall. She is also on a six-match winning streak.
Junior Petra Sedlmajerova won at No. 3 singles, 7-5, 6-2, after trailing Katka Sevcikova 5-1 in the first set. Sedlmajerova stands at 10-4 this spring, 5-3 in conference play and 15-10 overall.
Rookie Maria Rosenberg won her second match of the weekend at No. 4 singles with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Kristina Olshanskya. The Manhattan HS product is now 10-5 in dual matches, 6-2 in Big 12 action and a team-leading 17-6 overall.
Freshman Andrea Cooper snagged her third consecutive win with a 7-6 (3), 6-2 win today at No. 5 singles. She sports records of 3-2 in dual matches, 5-2 in league contests and 8-9 overall.
Sophomore Paulina Castillejos moved to 6-7 in dual matches with a 6-2, 7-5 victory at No. 6 singles. She is now 4-3 in conference matches and 9-11 overall.
In doubles, Kansas State won two of the three matches. Jecminkova and Cooper had their three-match winning streak snapped with an 8-6 loss. The duo is now 9-7 in dual matches, 5-3 in Big 12 contests and 17-13 overall. At No. 2 doubles, Chuda and Sedlmajerova won their second of the weekend, 8-4. They are now 11-5 this spring, 5-3 in league play and 17-10 overall. The No. 3 doubles team of Rosenberg and Castillejos improved their records to 6-6 in dual matches, 3-3 in conference action and 9-8 overall with a tight 9-8 (7) victory.
Kansas State takes to the road for its three matches. The three-match road swing starts with a 1:30 p.m. match against No. 25 Texas A&M on Saturday, April 13 in College Station at the Texas A&M Tennis Center.
Missouri vs. (43) Kansas State