Wildcats Conclude Final Tune-up

ATHENS, Ga. - Kansas State women's tennis finished its final tune-up at the Georgia Invitational on Sunday afternoon, the Wildcats garnered a singles win from one of the squad's four freshmen.

Freshman Maryna Chumak outlasted Carlene Leyden of Texas in three sets on Sunday afternoon. The product of Odessa, Ukraine, secured her first career three-set win with a 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 win. Chumak's career record now stands at 4-9 in her first season with the Wildcats.

In Saturday's action, freshman Ana Gomez Aleman secured a three-set win over Georgia State's Linda Hricistova, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. The native of Murcia, Spain will enter the dual season with a 6-7 record in her first season with the Wildcats.

Kansas State begins the 2010 spring dual schedule on Jan. 30-31 in Des Moines, Iowa. The Wildcats will face Northern Iowa on Jan. 30 at 4 p.m., and Drake on Jan. 31 at 10 a.m.

Georgia Invitational
Jan. 15-17, 2010
Athens, Ga. - Dan Magill Tennis Complex

Singles Results (Saturday, Jan. 16)
Kir Kemp (GSU) def. Karla Bonacic (KSU) 6-4, 6-0
#42 Diana Nakic (GSU) def. Antea Huljev (KSU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
Ana Gomez Aleman (KSU) def. Linda Hricistova (GSU) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4

Doubles Results (Saturday, Jan. 16)
Nadja Gilchrist/Chelsey Gullickson (UGA) def. Karla Bonacic/Antea Huljev (KSU) 8-2
Cameron Ellis/Yvette Hyndman (UGA) def. Petra Chuda/Nina Sertic (KSU) 8-2
Carlene Leyden/Abby Liu (UT) def. Carmen Borau Ramos/Natasha Vieira (KSU) 8-5
Cameron Ellis/Naoko Ueshima (UGA) def. Maryna Chumak/Ana Gomez Aleman (KSU) 8-2
#27 Amanda Craddock/Krista Damico (UT) def. Karla Bonacic/Antea Huljev (KSU) 8-4
Vanja Corovic/Aeriel Ellis (UT) def. Carmen Borau Ramos/Nina Sertic (KSU) 8-6
Petra Chuda/Ana Gomez Aleman (KSU) def. Sarah Lancaster/Maggie Mello (UT) 9-8(5)

Singles Results (Sunday, Jan. 17)
Stephanie Davison (UT) def. Ana Gomez Aleman (KSU) 6-2,6-2
Abby Liu (UT) def. Nina Sertic (KSU) 6-3,6-1
Maya Zein-El-Abdin (UT) def. Natasha Vieira (KSU) 7-5,6-4
Maryna Chumak (KSU) def. Carlene Leyden (UT) 6-4,4-6,7-5
#27 Krista Damico (UT) def. Karla Bonacic (KSU) 6-0,6-0
#22 Aeriel Ellis (UT) def. Antea Huljev (KSU) 7-6(2),5-1
Amanda Craddock (UT) def. Petra Chuda (KSU) 6-2,7-6(7)
Caroline Larsson (UT) def. Carmen Borau Ramos (KSU) 6-1,6-2