Kansas State Opens 2002 Tennis Season On The Road
Jan. 21, 2002
MANHATTAN, Kan. - The Kansas State tennis team opens its 27th year of competition when it plays three ranked opponents in dual matches at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center in Tucson, Ariz., this weekend.
K-State plays No. 52 Arizona on Friday at 11 a.m., No. 58 New Mexico on Saturday at 11 a.m. and No. 53 San Diego on Sunday at 10 a.m.
Here's a look at Kansas State and its competition:
Senior Alena Jecminkova is K-State's No. 1 singles player and ranked No. 70 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association preseason rankings. Additionally, Jecminkova and freshman Andrea Cooper are K-State's top doubles team and enter the 2002 season ranked 58th in the ITA rankings.
Arizona leads the all-time series with Kansas State, 3-0. The teams last met on Jan. 23, 2000, in Tucson with Arizona winning, 8-1.