K-State Wins Doubles, Falls to Huskers

LINCOLN, Neb. Kansas State captured the doubles point for the third straight match, but were swept in singles play by No. 67 Nebraska and lost 6-1 to conclude the 2008 regular season on Sunday afternoon at the Nebraska Tennis Center.

 

K-State (7-13, 3-8 Big 12) secured its lone point on Sunday, as the number two doubles pair of freshmen Vanessa Cottin and Antea Huljev outlasted Stephanie Evans and Maria Ring, 9-8 (6). After snapping a four-match losing skid on Friday with an 8-4 win over Alyssa Palen and Caitlin Loprinzi of Iowa State, the duo pushed their record to 4-5 and 3-5 in Big 12 doubles play on Sunday.

 

The Wildcats’ first doubles win came from the number three doubles pair of sophomore Natasha Vieira and senior Viviana Yrureta. The duo tallied an 8-4 decision over Amber Chandronnait and Wiveca Swarting. This brings the overall record of Vieira and Yrureta to 7-9 and elevates their Big 12 mark to 5-3.

 

Kansas State will enter the Big 12 Championships in College Station, Texas, on Thursday as the number 10 seed.

 

Kansas State (7-13, 3-8 Big 12) vs. (67) Nebraska (16-6, 5-6 Big 12)

April 20, 2008

Lincoln, Neb. Nebraska Tennis Center

Final Results

 

Nebraska 6, Kansas State 1

Doubles
No. 1 Jana Albers/Imke Reimers (NU) def. Olga Klimova/Katerina Kudlackova (KSU), 8-0
No. 2 Vanessa Cottin/Antea Huljev (KSU) def. Stephanie Evans/Maria Ring (NU), 9-8 (6)
No. 3 Natasha Vieira/Viviana Yrureta (KSU) def. Amber Chandronnait/Wiveca Swarting (NU), 8-4

Singles
No. 1 Imke Reimers (NU) def. Viviana Yrureta (KSU), 6-4, 6-0
No. 2 Wiveca Swarting (NU) def. Antea Huljev (KSU), 5-7, 6-4, (10-8)
No. 3 Jana Albers (NU) def. Katerina Kudlackova (KSU), 6-3, 6-0
No. 4 Stephanie Evans (NU) def. Vanessa Cottin (KSU), 6-4, 6-1
No. 5 Amber Chandronnait (NU) def. Natasha Vieira (KSU), 6-2, 6-2
No. 6 Ashley Finnegan (NU) def. Pauline Guemas (KSU), 3-6, 6-0, 6-1