San Francisco Edges No. 66 K-State

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FRESNO, Calif. -
Due to wet conditions in Fresno, No. 66 Kansas State faced San Francisco on Saturday evening in just singles at the Spalding G. Wathen Tennis Center on the campus of Fresno State. The Dons defeated the Wildcats, 4-2. The Wildcats have lost five straight matches.

The Basics
• Score: San Francisco 4, (66) Kansas State 2
• Records: Kansas State (2-5), San Francisco (3-2)

Singles
• K-State recorded wins at number four and five singles for the second straight day.
• At number four singles, sophomore Livia Cirnu won her second straight match with a hard fought 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 win over Milica Hadzi-Tanovic. Cirnu is 9-7 this season and 25-24 in her career.
• Senior Amina St. Hill improved her record this season to 11-4 with a come from behind 5-7, 6-4, 6-0 win over Genevieve McCloskey at number five singles. St. Hill has now won seven straight matches and 11 of her last 12 matches. She has a perfect 5-0 record in the dual match season. Her career record now stands at 47-45 including a 13-11 career mark at the number five position in the singles lineup.
• San Francisco registered wins at number one, two, three and six singles.
    
Noteworthy
• Kansas State is 4-18 against teams from the West Coast Conference.
• This was the first meeting in the series between the schools.
• As a team, K-State is now 63-59 in singles action and 20-31 in doubles.

Quotes
Head coach Danielle Steinberg
• "Even though we lost, I think today was the best match we played since the season started and I am so proud of the girls for stepping up and giving their best out there."
• "We had a couple of rough weeks with tough travels and injuries, but the girls are working harder than ever and we definitely got better today. We look forward to finally playing at home next week."

Coming up Next
• K-State will begin a three-match home stand next week. Kansas State will host Missouri State on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 1 p.m., and UMKC and Emporia State on Saturday, Feb. 14.