K-State Ends Regular Season on Sunday


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WACO, Texas -- Kansas State women's tennis closed out its first spring season under the direction of head coach Danielle Steinberg on Sunday, as the Wildcats fell at No. 8 Baylor, 4-0, at the Hurd Tennis Center. K-State concluded the Big 12 regular season with six consecutive losses.

The Basics
· Score: (8) Baylor 4, Kansas State 0
· Records: Kansas State (8-16, 1-8 Big 12), (8) Baylor (22-6, 8-1 Big 12)

Doubles
· Baylor secured the opening point by with a 2-0 decision with wins at number one (6-2) and three doubles (6-3).

Singles
· Baylor clinched the match with singles wins at numbers one, four and five singles.
· Livia Cirnu had her personal three-match winning streak ended by Theresa Van Zyl at number four singles. Cirnu is 16-12 this season and has tied her career-high win total of 16 from last season. During the spring season, Cirnu tied with Palma Juhasz for the team lead for wins with 10.
· Iva Bago won her first set over No. 118 ranked Rachael James-Baker, 7-5, at number three singles. For the season, Bago holds a 16-13 overall record, including a 9-8 mark this spring.

Noteworthy
· Kansas State is 130-248 in Big 12 matches.
· This was the 23rd meeting in the series between the schools. Baylor leads the series, 19-4.
· K-State is 1-8 against teams ranked in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll.
· The Wildcats faced four consecutive opponents ranked among the top-35 in the ITA team rankings.
· The Wildcats are 1-12 in true road matches this season.
· As a team, K-State is now 95-97 in singles action and 38-53 in doubles.

Quote
Kansas State head coach Danielle Steinberg
· "Congrats to Baylor on winning the regular season title. They play tough in every position and definitely deserve the title. We are very pleased with the weekend and our main focus now is to recover and get ready for our first round match on Thursday."

Coming up Next
· Kansas State will return to Waco, Texas, next week to compete in the 2015 Big 12 Championships beginning on Thursday, April 23.