Wildcats Upended by No. 16 Aggies

Carmen Borau Ramos won for the fourth time in her last six outings on Friday night.

March 30, 2012

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Kansas State looked to end a three-match skid and close out the month of March with a win on Friday night, but No. 16 Texas A&M held off the K-State upset bid for a 6-1 win at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center. K-State (5-11, 1-4 Big 12) has faced ranked opponents in seven straight matches and in 11 of the 16 matches this season.

In doubles, Texas A&M (12-1, 3-0) secured the first point of the evening with wins at number one and two doubles. K-State’s number three tandem of freshmen Marketa Trousilova and Carli Wischhoff were victorious with an 8-7 decision over Sheri Olivier and Lauren Santacroce. Trousilova and Wischhoff have now won consecutive doubles matches and are now 2-5 together.

The Wildcats captured the first singles point of the night, as Carmen Borau Ramos tallied a 6-2, 6-0 win over Olivier at number six singles. Borau Ramos, a junior from Jaca, Spain, has won four of her last six outings. Borau Ramos is 5-6 this spring and 8-12 overall this season. The win on Friday night brings Borau Ramos’ career record in Big 12 action to 12-13.

The Aggies proceeded to secure the win over the Wildcats with wins at number three, five and one singles.

Kansas State will complete its two-match road trip in Texas on Sunday afternoon against No. 10 Texas on at 12 p.m. This will be K-State’s eighth straight match against a ranked opponent.


Kansas State (5-11, 1-4 Big 12) at (16) Texas A&M (12-1, 3-0 Big 12)
March 30, 2012
College Station, Texas — George P. Mitchell Tennis Center
Final Results

(16) Texas A&M 6, Kansas State 1
        
Doubles:
1. Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar/Wen Sun (TAM) def. Petra Niedermayerova/Karla Bonacic (KSU), 8-4
2. Janelle Cuthbertson/Nazari Urbina (TAM) def. Petra Chuda/Carmen Borau Ramos (KSU), 8-5
3. Marketa Trousilova/ Carli Wischhoff (KSU) def. Sheri Olivier/Lauren Santacroce (TAM), 8-7

Order of Finish: 1, 2, 3
    
Singles:
1. (7) Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar (TAM) def. (32) Petra Niedermayerova (KSU), 7-6 (2), 6-1
2. (101) Nazari Urbina (TAM) def. (89) Karla Bonacic (KSU), 6-4, 6-2
3. (73) Wen Sun (TAM) def. Carli Wischhoff (KSU), 6-2, 6-1  
4. Lauren Santacroce (TAM) vs. Amina St. Hill (KSU), 6-4, 7-5
5. Janelle Cuthbertson (TAM) def. Marketa Trousilova (KSU), 6-2, 6-3
6. Carmen Borau Ramos (KSU) def. Sheri Olivier (TAM), 6-2, 6-0

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

*- match decided