No. 67 Wildcats Defeated by No. 55 Memphis

Carmen Borau Ramos won her 13th doubles match of the season on Sunday.

March 18, 2012

MANHATTAN, Kan. – No. 67 Kansas State looked to win its second straight match over a ranked opponent on Sunday, but No. 55 Memphis dealt the Wildcats a 7-0 loss at Body First Tennis and Fitness Center. With the loss, K-State is 5-8 this season while Memphis improves to 11-3.

“Memphis outplayed us at every position today,” said head coach Steve Bietau. “The answer to a problem like this is for every member of our team to feel the pain of the loss, and do their part to make sure it doesn't happen again.”

K-State’s lone victory on the afternoon came at number three doubles, as the duo of Petra Chuda and Carmen Borau Ramos defeated the Tigers’ duo of Courtney Collins and Kelly Gray, 8-5. Chuda and Borau Ramos have won three straight matches and own a 3-2 record this season. Borau Ramos leads K-State this season with a 13-8 record in doubles play, while Chuda is 7-8.

Kansas State will finish its five-match home stand next weekend, as the Wildcats host No. 17 Texas Tech and No. 10 Baylor. The Wildcats will face the Lady Raiders on Friday, March 23 at 1 p.m., and the Lady Bears on Sunday, March 25 at 12 p.m. Both matches are slated to be contested at the Wamego Recreation Complex.


(55) Memphis (11-3, 0-0 Conference USA) vs. (67) Kansas State (5-8, 1-1 Big 12)
March 18, 2012
Manhattan, Kan. — Body First Tennis and Fitness Center
Final Results

(55) Memphis 7, (67) Kansas State 0
        
Doubles:
1. (34) Alyssa Hibberd/Tiffany Welcher (UM) def. Petra Niedermayerova/Karla Bonacic (KSU), 8-6
2. Mariya Slupska/Stefanie Mikesz (UM) def. Marketa Trousilova/ Carli Wischhoff (KSU), 8-2
3. Petra Chuda/Carmen Borau Ramos (KSU) def. Courtney Collins/Kelly Gray (UM), 8-5

Order of Finish: 2, 3, 1

Singles:
1. (35) Courtney Collins (UM) def. (30) Petra Niedermayerova (KSU), 6-2, 2-6, 6-3
2. (73) Mariya Slupska (UM) def. (83) Karla Bonacic (KSU), 2-6, 6-2, 6-1
3. Tiffany Welcher (UM) def. Marketa Trousilova (KSU), 6-3, 6-1
4. (77) Stefanie Mikesz (UM) def. Carli Wischhoff (KSU), 1-6, 6-4, 1-0 (7)
5. Alyssa Hibbard (UM) def. Amina St. Hill (KSU), 6-4, 6-4
6. Kelly Gray (UM) def. Carmen Borau Ramos (KSU), 0-6, 6-4, 1-0 (3)

Order of Finish: 3, 2, 1*, 4, 5, 6

*- match decided