Kansas State Falls To No. 27 Oregon, 7-0
The loss, K-State’s fifth in a row, dropped the Wildcats’ record to 3-7 on the season.
“Our No. 1 doubles team has been one spot we have been able to count on most of the season,” said K-State head coach Steve Bietau. “It was good to see them playing better again after the disappointing performance they had against
Despite K-State’s win at No. 1, Oregon stormed back to take the doubles point as the tandem of Dominika Dieskova and Anna Leksinska defeated Jessica Simosa and Hayley McIver 8-3 on court two and Ester Bak and Jamie Marshall knocked off Judith Diaz and Emily Mickelson on court three.
The Ducks then swept all six singles matches to sew up the win, despite a number of pitched battles.
Straight-set wins by Leksinska and Bak on courts five and six, respectively, put
“We had some hard fought matches in the singles,” Bietau said. “At No. 1, Panova shifted into a higher gear after the first set. Maria played a good solid match; however, it became clear as the match went on why Panova is ranked where she is. She really picked it up in the second set and never looked back. Throughout the lineup
Women’s College Tennis
1 Daria Panova (UO) def. Maria Rosenberg (K-State) 5-7,6-1,6-2
2 Dominika Dieskova (UO) def. Jessica Simosa (K-State) 6-4, 7-6(0)
3 Darina Mendiburn (UO) def. Paulina Castillejos (K-State) 7-6(4), 6-3
4 Jamie Marshall (UO) def. Hayley McIver (K-State) 6-7(2), 7-6(7), 1-0(4)
5 Anna Leksinska (UO) def. Judith Diaz (K-State) 6-2,6-3
6 Ester Bak (UO) def. Aveen Alkhatib (K-State) 6-1,6-0
1 Rosenberg/Castillejos (K-State) def. Panova/Mendiburn (UO) 8-6
2 Dieskova/leksinska (UO) def. Simosa/McIver (K-State) 8-3
3 Bak/Marshall (UO) def. Diaz/Mickelson (K-State) 8-1