Hawkeyes Set Back Wildcats

MANHATTAN, Kan. Kansas State captured a singles win and a doubles victory on Wednesday afternoon at Washburn Tennis Facility, but No. 43 Iowa defeated the Wildcats, 6-1.

 

K-State (5-7, 1-2 Big 12) received its singles victory from Viviana Yrureta, as she registered her fourth win in her last five matches by defeating Jacqueline Lee in straight sets, 6-0, 6-4. This is the first straight set win for Yrureta since Feb. 9 against Saint Louis. The product of Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela leads the Wildcats with a 13-10 record this season and a 7-4 mark during the spring.

 

In doubles play, the Hawkeyes (9-1, 1-0 Big 10) took the advantage with wins in the first two matches. The Wildcats registered a hard fought 8-7 (9-7) win by the number three doubles pairing of freshmen Antea Huljev and Vanessa Cottin. This is the second win in as many tries for the tandem, as they defeated Ashley Spicer and Jacquelynn  Tang of Syracuse on Feb. 2.

 

K-State will be off for the remainder of the week and will host Oklahoma and Oklahoma State on March 28 and March 29.

 

(43) Iowa (9-1, 1-0 Big 10) vs. Kansas State (5-7, 1-2 Big 12)

March 19, 2008

Manhattan, Kan. Washburn Tennis Facility

Final Results

 

Iowa 6, Kansas State 1

Doubles:
1. Jacqueline Lee/Alexis Dorr (Iowa) def. Katerina Kudlackova/Olga Klimova (KSU); 8-3
2. Merel Beelen/Kayla Berry (Iowa) def. Viviana Yrureta/Natasha Vieira (KSU); 8-6
3. Antea Huljev/ Vanessa Cottin (KSU) def. Milly Vesleinovic/Lynne Poggensee-Wei (Iowa); 8-7 (9-7)

 

Order of Finish: 2, 1, 3

 

Singles:
1. Viviana Yrureta (KSU) def. Jacqueline Lee (Iowa); 6-0, 6-4

2. Milly Veselinovic (Iowa) def. Antea Huljev (KSU); 6-4, 5-7, 1-0 (10-3)

3. Alexis Dorr (Iowa) def. Katerina Kudlackova (KSU); 3-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-6)

4. Merel Beelen (Iowa) def. Vanessa Cottin (KSU); 6-4, 6-3  

5. Kelcie Klockenga (Iowa) def. Natasha Vieira (KSU); 6-4, 6-3

6. Lynne Poggensee-Wei (Iowa) def. Olga Klimova (KSU); 6-1, 6-1

 

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

 

* match clinched at No. 5 singles